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Senior Scientist, Gene Therapy Research, Rare and Neurologic Diseases Therapeutic Area

Framingham, Massachusetts



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We are seeking a Senior Scientist to join the Gene Therapy Research Cluster and play a lead role in identifying strategies to mitigate the immune response to therapeutic AAV vectors.  The successful candidate will support the development of therapeutic strategies targeting the muscle, central nervous system, liver and kidney, to ensure successful translation of pre-clinical gene therapy programs to a clinical setting.    

Specifically, the remit of the candidate will be to:

  • Lead the development of strategies to manage both the humoral and cellular response to AAV capsid and /or transgene products in the context of several disease areas, including muscle, metabolic, CNS and renal.
  • Develop and maintain a culture of teamwork, and collaboration.
  • Possess strong presentation and communication skills, and the ability to work in a team-oriented environment will be vital


  • Ph.D. or equivalent in the field of immunology
    • Background / experience in AAV gene therapy preferred
  • The successful candidate should have a minimum of 3 years of post doctoral experience
  • Experience in both T and B cell immunology preferred
  • Experience with neutralizing antibody assays, and ELISAs to detect humoral immune responses and ELISPOT and intracellular cytokine stainings, (ICS), to characterize cellular immune responses
  • Demonstrated experience and expertise with both in vitro and in vivo studies.
  • Strong track record of peer-reviewed publications supporting their research programs
  • Possess excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to work in a team oriented environment


Sanofi Inc. and its U.S. affiliates are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.

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