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Post Doctoral

Company: Boehringer Ingelheim
Location: Nicholson
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Description:Description\:Boehringer Ingelheim is seeking a motivated, enthusiastic, and creative Post-Doctoral Fellow to join our Future Innovation team in the Parasitology Research department located in Athens, GA. This position is part of the global Boehringer Ingelheim Post-Doctoral Program - https\://careers.boehringer-ingelheim.com/post-doc/.As a Post-Doctoral Fellow, you will be a primary driver of an innovative research project on the immunology of filarial parasite infections. Identification of pathways that play a role in the host-pathogen interactions will support discovery and development of novel approaches to prevent parasitic disease. Strong skills in molecular parasitology, nematode research experience and multidisciplinary approaches will be a foundation for this project. Post-Doctoral Fellows are expected to independently conduct research and publish findings in peer-reviewed scientific journals.As an employee of Boehringer Ingelheim, you will actively contribute to the discovery, development, and delivery of our products to our patients and customers. Our global presence provides opportunity for all employees to collaborate internationally, offering visibility and opportunity to directly contribute to the companies' success. We realize that our strength and competitive advantage lie with our people. We support our employees in several ways to foster a healthy working environment, meaningful work, diversity and inclusion, mobility, networking, and work-life balance. Our competitive compensation and benefit programs reflect Boehringer Ingelheim's high regard for our employees.Duties & Responsibilities\:

  • Takes full responsibility for a research project, with guidance from experienced mentors with extensive background in academia and industry.
  • Provides input to create, organize, and execute a research project in filarial host-pathogen interactions.
  • Works collaboratively with multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Publishes results in peer-reviewed scientific journals and presents data at scientific conferences.
  • Complies with all applicable regulations, performing all work in a safe manner and maintaining proper records in accordance with SOP's and policies.Requirements\:
    • PhD degree or equivalent in Molecular, Cellular or Biochemistry or similar field, with good publications record.
    • Ability to work independently.
    • Ability to design and execute experimental strategy to advance projects.
    • Demonstrated creativity and novel approaches to solving scientific problems.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
    • Demonstrated creativity and initiative in driving cutting edge research.
    • Demonstrated knowledge and hands-on experience in molecular parasitology; Immunology is a plus.
    • Good knowledge of scientific area of responsibility.
    • Ability to ask critical scientific questions.
    • Ability to synthesize new hypotheses and critique devised hypotheses.Eligibility Requirements\:
      • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.
      • Must be willing to take a drug test and post-offer physical (if required).
      • Must be 18 years of age or older.
      • This position will require individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved medical or religious accommodation. Click here for more information on the vaccine mandate and COVID-19.Who We Are\:At Boehringer Ingelheim we create value through innovation with one clear goal\: to improve the lives of patients. We develop breakthrough therapies and innovative healthcare solutions in areas of unmet medical need for both humans and animals. As a family-owned company, we focus on long term performance. We are powered by 50.000 employees globally who nurture a diverse, collaborative, and inclusive culture. Learning and development for all employees is key because your growth is our growth.Want to learn more? Visit boehringer-ingelheim.com and join us in our effort to make more health.Boehringer Ingelheim is an equal opportunity global employer who takes pride in maintaining a diverse and inclusive culture. We embrace diversity of perspectives and strive for an inclusive environment, which benefits our employees, patients, and communities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to a person's actual or perceived race, including natural hairstyles, hair texture and protective hairstyles; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; citizenship status, marital status; gender, gender identity or expression; sexual orientation, mental, physical or intellectual disability, veteran status; pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other class or characteristic protected by applicable law.

Keywords: Boehringer Ingelheim, Athens , Post Doctoral, Other , Nicholson, Georgia

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