Sanofi Group Associate Director, BioFormulations in Framingham, Massachusetts

Associate Director, BioFormulations


Sanofi Genzyme focuses on developing specialty treatments for debilitating diseases that are often difficult to diagnose and treat, providing hope to patients and their families.

Genzyme Corporation (a Sanofi company)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.

Job Responsibilities/Department Description:

As an Associate Director within the BioFormulations Development group you will oversees formulation development projects, develop and perform complex analytical techniques such as FTIR, CD, DSC, ITC, HPLC, light scattering and ELISA assays in support of recombinant protein formulation and gene therapy development projects as well as early discovery research. Undertakes long and short term planning and supervision of projects, which generally requires interactions with business and manufacturing units. Overseas work programs and monitors project and program costs. Conduct and collaborates with others on basic research relevant to long term formulation development objectives. Collaborates on patent applications and manuscripts for publication. Participate in internal/external scientific forums. Develops tactics to ensure effective achievement of scientific/business objectives. Provides guidance to subordinate based on organizational goals. Assists in developing budgets for capital expenditures, labor and contracts.


Basic Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Biophysics or Protein Chemistry with ten years or more of industrial laboratory experience. Excellent written and oral communication skills required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in therapeutic protein formulation development as well as protein solubility, stability and elucidation of protein aggregation/self-association and degradation mechanisms is a plus. Expertise in development of liquid and lyophilized dosage forms for monoclonal antibodies is also preferred as well as drug substance development. Prior supervisory experience is a must as well as familiarity with cGLP requirements. Excellent written and oral communication skills.


Job: Laboratory/Process/Device Development

Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Framingham

Job Posting: Sep 22, 2016, 11:05:34 AM

Job Type: Regular

Employee Status: Regular