US-MA, Associate Director Immunology Cell Therapy R0006012-MZ
More than 30,000 Takeda employees working in more than 70 countries are committed to improving quality of life for patients, who remain at the center of everything we do. Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited is a global, research and development-driven organization working internally and with external partners to translate science into life-changing medicines. Takeda focuses on the core therapeutic areas of oncology, gastroenterology, neuroscience and providing vaccines that address the most important infectious diseases. Novel products, especially in oncology and gastroenterology, as well as our presence in emerging markets, fuel our growth.
Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. ranks among the top 15 pharmaceutical companies in the United States. Our larger U.S. offices are in Cambridge, MA, Deerfield, IL, and San Diego, CA. Research & Development employees in our Cambridge location focus on oncology, gastroenterology, immunomodulation, biologics, translational research, and external innovation. In March 2016, we opened our newest space at 300 Massachusetts Avenue, featuring 230,000 square feet of state-of-the-art office and lab space.
While Takeda is enjoying tremendous growth as an emerging global leader in the pharmaceutical industry, we remain ever mindful of our commitment to serve people worldwide by striving toward better health through leading innovation in medicine. In short, we are a passionate team doing important work that impacts patients lives. If you are driven to create better health and a brighter future, join us!
Are you looking for a patient-focused company that will inspire you and support your career? If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda. Join us as an Associate Director /Director of Immunology Cell Therapy in the GI Drug Discovery Unit in our Cambridge office.
Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. As an Associate Director /Director of Immunology Cell Therapy working in the Gastroenterology Drug Discovery Unit team, you will be empowered to work cross-functionally with Takeda s Cell Therapy Engine and Immunology team to contribute towards GI drug pipeline:
Takeda is making significant investments in cell therapies with the first approved and marketed cell therapy for fistulizing Crohn s disease utilizing adipose mesenchymal stem cells-Alifosel. We have built an interdisciplinary cell therapy dedicated group as part of pharmaceutical sciences termed the Takeda Cell Therapy Engine as part of our commitment to this modality space. In addition, we have a multi-year joint collaboration termed T-CiRA (https://www.takeda.com/what-we-do/t-cira/) with a focus on iPSC based cell therapies. We are seeking a world class immunologist to help lead strategy and execution of programs focused on expanding immunologically based cellular therapies to treat disorders of the liver and gastrointestinal tract as part of the GI Drug Discovery Unit. He/she will collaborate with multiple stake holders within and outside of Takeda to identify novel immune based cellular therapies via internal research and external collaboration with biotech and academic partners for gastrointestinal diseases. The person will provide scientific project and strategic leadership for immunology based cell drug candidates through IND in collaboration with Translation Research and Early Target (TREC) discovery at Takeda.
The GI Drug Discovery Unit has a growing interdisciplinary group of individuals focused on immune and non-immune cellular therapies along with gene therapy for gastrointestinal diseases such as inflammatory bowel disease, liver disease and enteric nervous system/neurodegenerative diseases. We are looking for a dynamic and driven individual join as an expert in immunology in the context of cell therapies. The AD/Director of Immunology will have wide visibility within the organization and among our academic and biotech partners.
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