Postdoctoral Researcher, Translational Medicine

Hiring Manager: Director, Translational Medicine
Date Opened: March 2019

Position Summary:

The Postdoctoral Researcher will have a critical role in defining and executing on translational strategies across the product portfolio. This individual will focus on developing and integrating non-clinical biomarker data (publicly available, historical or newly generated by CRO or academic partners) into the clinical development plan for the program.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Participate in study and program specific meetings

  • Provide proposals focused on demonstrating target engagement, pharmacodynamic response to Boston Pharmaceuticals compounds

  • Contact and serve as liaison with external partners (academic or CROs) to generate key biomarker data

  • Support publication strategy with the goal of presenting at one external meeting and drafting one manuscript focused on translational research / biomarkers

  • Organize and maintain study data and program files


  • PhD in biological science

  • Advanced knowledge and experience with translational in vitro and in vivo models

  • Research expertise with primary human specimens a plus

  • Deep understanding of the immune system preferred

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software (e.g. Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)

  • Ability to perform in fast-paced, dynamic, constantly evolving environment

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Strong time management skills; ability to prioritize multiple tasks efficiently

  • Resourceful and able to handle multiple and changing priorities

  • Ability to think creatively and independently and be proactive

  • Ability to understand team’s objectives and goals and assist in reaching them

  • Ability to exercise discretion when managing confidential information

  • Strong team player: demonstrated ability and willingness to work on a team, assist team members as needed and accomplish tasks required to achieve goals

Salary & Benefits
Postdocs come to Boston Pharmaceuticals after completing their doctorate or with some years of postdoctoral experience. Postdoctoral tenure at Boston Pharmaceuticals are on a yearly basis for up to two years. Salary will commensurate with experience. Postdocs are eligible for healthcare benefits and vacation.