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AstraZeneca in Gothenburg s looking for a Senior Scientist – Immune Cell Therapy
Are you an experienced scientist in the field of immune cell therapy? Would you like to apply your immunology expertise and turn your ideas into life-changing cell-based medicines for the non-oncology diseases? Join AstraZeneca as a consultant and be a key player in the build of the new Biopharmaceuticals R&D Cell Therapy department. Together we will push the boundaries of Science!
Purpose, Offer and Benefits
This is a one year temporary consulting assignment. This means that you will be employed by TNG during this time.
At AstraZeneca, you will be empowered to be innovative and creative where difference is valued. We thrive in a place where the brightest and most curious minds seamlessly come together in our inclusive environment. The role will be placed at AstraZeneca´s dynamic R&D site in the lovely city of Gothenburg, Sweden. Here you will be part of an international, open-minded and creative working atmosphere based on collaboration and innovation.
Biopharmaceuticals R&D is committed to the development of next-generation innovative medicines, and we are building a Cell Therapy Department to establish AstraZeneca as a world leader in Cell Therapy across disease areas within Cardiovascular, Renal and Metabolism (CVRM) and Respiratory and Inflammation (R&I). The Cell Therapy Department will bring together 50 specialists across Europe and the U.S. to support the organization with cell therapy expertise and capabilities, while working in close collaboration with experts across AstraZeneca globally to leverage the existing and emerging cell platforms, novel cell engineering and gene editing technologies.
What you´ll do
Building on your background in immunology you will apply your skills in a regenerative medicine setting, working collaboratively with project leaders, in vitro, and in vivo scientists, and therapy area specialists to ensure efficient progress of Cell Therapy projects. The role is focused on laboratory-based activities and you will use your scientific expertise to design and run experiments and deliver high quality data.
You will play a leading role in developing our scientific capabilities and presenting your work both internally and externally, working in a highly cross disciplinary environment with local and international colleagues.
The Bigger Picture
AstraZeneca is a global, innovation-driven biopharmaceutical business that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialization of prescription medicines for some of the world´s most serious diseases. At AstraZeneca, we are proud to have a unique workplace culture that inspires innovation and collaboration. Here, employees are empowered to express diverse perspectives and are made to feel valued, energized and rewarded for their ideas and creativity.
Essential for the role
In this role it is essential to have good social and communication skills, be collaborative and a strong team player. You should be able to work independently, take own initiatives and have a positive, goal oriented and problem-solving attitude.
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Desirable for the role