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Scientist II, Immunology/Autoimmunity, Research

Company: Horizon Therapeutics
Location: Arlington
Posted on: May 20, 2023

Job Description:

At Horizon Therapeutics, we define success by the number of lives touched, lives changed, and lives saved. Our global biotechnology company is made up of agile, out-of-the-box thinkers with a focus on delivering breakthrough medicines to those living with rare, autoimmune, and severe inflammatory diseases. This is the heart of our global mission. Start a career that enables you to live up to your potential and help others live up to theirs. Join us.
The exceptional support we provide patients and communities equally extends to our employees. We offer industry-leading and award-winning benefits, compensation and rewards programs that positively impact all areas of our employees' personal and professional lives.
Position Summary
Horizon is currently seeking an immunologist to become an integral part of a dynamic and efficient team that drives novel drug development in autoimmunity, inflammation, and rare diseases. This person will support and lead ongoing programs; furthermore, will have the opportunity to explore novel mechanisms of disease pathobiology. They will interact with internal and external stakeholders with the goal of delivering successful programs into the clinic.

  • Lead development of early-stage pre-clinical program(s) including target discovery, lead generation and lead optimization efforts
  • Design, develop and execute immunoassays with cell lines and primary cells with hands-on involvement in the laboratory
  • Design and execute pre-clinical in vivo studies to support program development
  • Interact with key external stakeholders such as academic collaborators and support collaboration research programs
  • Generate and analyze experimental data; troubleshoot efficiently, prepare written reports and impactful presentations
  • Train other scientists in the lab and clearly communicate scientific concepts
  • Engage with CROs and be responsible for deliverables in a timely manner
  • Work efficiently as part of a multifaceted team and collaborate with other functions such as translational sciences, clinical development, and business development
  • Present scientific data in internal and external meetings
    Qualifications and Skills Required
    • PhD in immunology or related field with 3+ years of postdoctoral or industry experience
    • Previous biotechnology or industry experience is desirable
    • Deep understanding of human immunology is required, expertise in single cell/nuclei RNA sequencing, and/or immunometabolism is a plus
    • Experience in multi-color flow cytometry, tissue culture techniques, molecular techniques, MSD/ELISA, and immunohistochemistry is desirable
    • Perform lab work independently
    • Excellent organizational and record keeping skills
    • Outstanding communication and presentation skills
      Our Values
      • Transparency: We value collaboration. Trusting teach other and tackling tough challenges can make a powerful difference.
      • Accountability: We do what's right for our patient communities through quality decisions and owning our successes and failures.
      • Growth: We fiercely innovate and evolve to better ourselves, our communities and our patients.
        These three values come to life through our five Leadership Expectations that apply to all Horizon employees
        • Enterprise Mindset: Look beyond one's team, brand or function to see the broader company and external perspective
        • Exhibit Intellectual Curiosity: Seek to understand what you do not know; ask the right questions of the right people and sources
        • Ensure Accountability and Courage: Step up to address difficult issues and hold self and others accountable to commitments
        • Embrace Diverse Perspectives: Welcome others with a respectful attitude; integrate diverse perspectives into ways of working
        • Develop Talent: Provide feedback, coaching and mentorship to help others be more effective in their role
          At Horizon, we know that disease does not discriminate. We embrace the bold ideas of one another, foster a sense of belonging, and value inclusion. We attract and develop diverse talent because we believe that when people from different backgrounds and life experiences come together, we make lives better.
          Horizon intends that all qualified applications are given equal opportunity, and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law.

Keywords: Horizon Therapeutics, Arlington , Scientist II, Immunology/Autoimmunity, Research, Healthcare , Arlington, Virginia

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