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Principle Scientist / Research Fellow

Company name
Astellas Us, LLC

Cambridge, MA
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Developing innovative therapies is one of the most challenging, most essential and personally rewarding fields in science. This is the most exciting time to be a part of Astellas, a company with a uniquely collaborative and patient-focused culture.

There's something special about working at Astellas. It's reflected in our focus on the people we serve, the way we treat each other and the results we achieve together as a company.

Astellas is announcing a Principle Scientist / Research Fellow

opportunity at their


facility in

Cambridge, MA.


This person will work closely with members of the R&D organization, CROs, consultants, corporate collaborators as well as the senior leadership team to ensure development and execution of drug discovery projects according to company goals. This person will report to the SVP of Translational Sciences.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

Lead drug discovery programs using both internal and external (CRO, academia) resources

Mentor junior scientists in project leadership in a matrix environment

Provide scientific and strategic input into the company's target pipeline and best disease indication selection

Quantitative Dimensions:

Lead all aspects of drug discovery project(s) using internal and external resources

Proactively identify critical-path project goals, activities, and constraints, propose mitigation plans when necessary

Direct, motivate and hold accountable to goals and timelines all internal and external team members associated with the project

Effectively communicate project status, changes to plan and risks to senior leadership team

Contribute in identifying the most relevant external resources for the project

Contribute to strategies that advance projects from early stage to IND and clinical development

Contribute to the company's scientific strategy




PhD degree in pharmacology, biology, molecular biology, biochemistry, or related field

At least 8 years of experience in a drug discovery setting (biotech or large pharma)

Prior experience in leading drug discovery projects from lead discovery to IND

Exceptional demonstration of scientific leadership and strategy, track record of leading value-creating accomplishments, external recognition of scientific leadership in translational setting

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Ability to work productively in a collaborative and cross functional team environment within and outside of Mitobridge


Experience in areas such as muscle, kidney, metabolic, neurodegenerative diseases, rare diseases and/or mitochondrial biology

A great sense of urgency and ownership for moving projects efficiently forward

Experience with due diligence of business development opportunities in early and late stage programs


The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time.


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled




MA, Cambridge


Research and Development

Company Profile
Aiming to become an R&D-driven global pharmaceutical company contributing to people's health Astellas Pharma Inc., to fulfill its business philosophy to "Contribute toward improving the health of people around the world through the provision of innovative and reliable pharmaceutical products," is actively engaged in business as an R&D-driven global pharmaceutical company.

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