Celgene Sr. Scientist, Translational Development - Immunology and Inflammation in Cambridge, Massachusetts


Celgene is a global biopharmaceutical company leading the way in medical innovation to help patients live longer, better lives. Our purpose as a company is to discover and develop therapies that will change the course of human health. We value our passion for patients, ​quest for innovation, spirit of independence and love of challenge. With a presence in more than 70 countries, and growing - we look for talented people to grow our business, advance our science and contribute to our unique culture.


The Translational Development group is seeking a self-motivated, energetic candidate with strong background in cellular immunology and molecular biology. The primary focus of this position will be to lead various efforts aimed at leveraging human omics data to help identifying/validating early drug targets and shape patient segmentation strategy for more advanced drug discovery programs in immunology/inflammation-related diseases. The candidate will also coordinate internal and external efforts aimed at evaluating the functional impact of disease-associated human polymorphism using engineered cell lines and/or primary human cells.

Qualifications and Responsibilities:

  • Ph.D. in the field of Immunology and Inflammation with at least 4 years of work experience. Bachelor’s degree with at least 12 years’ work experience, or Master’s degree with at least 10 years’ work experience.

  • Previous working experience in the pharmaceutical industry is preferable

  • Research experience in inflammatory & autoimmune diseases is required.

  • Experience in translational research, human genetics or functional genomics is preferable

  • Hands-on experience in isolation, culture, and characterization of cell lines and human primary cells

  • Hands-on experience with common immunological assays (cell activation/proliferation, ELISA, flow cytometry)

  • Experience with a wide array of bioinformatics tools is preferable

  • Experience in generating and/or interpreting genomics, transcriptomics and proteomics data is preferable

  • Outstanding experimental design, troubleshooting, and data analysis skills

  • Excellent communication, presentation, collaboration and organizational skills

  • Able to distill complex issues and clearly articulate innovative solutions

  • Ability to demonstrate effectiveness and growth in a fast-paced and dynamic team environment.

  • Excellent record of performance and scientific accomplishments as demonstrated by impactful contributions to the scientific community, pipeline contributions, peer reviewed publications and patent applications.


Celgene is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Celgene complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must have authorization to work for Celgene in the U.S.COMMITTED TO IMPROVING THE LIVES OF PATIENTS WORLDWIDE

At Celgene, we seek to deliver truly innovative and life-changing drugs for our patients. Our vision as a company is to build a major global biopharmaceutical corporation while focusing on the discovery, the development, and the commercialization of products for the treatment of cancer and other severe, immune, inflammatory conditions.

“At Celgene, we seek to deliver truly innovative and life-changing drugs for our patients.”

There are more than 300 clinical trials at major medical centers using compounds from Celgene. Investigational compounds are being studied for patients with incurable hematological and solid tumor cancers, including multiple myeloma, myelodysplastic syndromes, chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL), triple-negative breast cancer and pancreatic cancer. As committed as we are to clinical accomplishment, we are equally committed to patient support, which is a guiding principle at Celgene. We believe all who can benefit from our discoveries should have the opportunity to do so. Celgene puts patients first with industry-leading programs that provide information, support and access to our innovative therapies.