Scientist, Immunotherapies Program

  • New York, NY, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

JDRF is the leading global organization focused on type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. JDRF’s goal is to progressively remove the impact of T1D from people’s lives until we achieve a world without T1D. JDRF collaborates with a wide spectrum of partners and is the only organization with the scientific resources, policy influence and a working plan to bring life-changing therapies from the lab to the community. As the largest charitable supporter of T1D research, JDRF has invested nearly $2B in research over the past 45 years and is sponsoring scientific research in 17 countries worldwide. For more information, please visit http://www.jdrf.org.

As a JDRF team member, you can look forward to interesting and challenging work, building strong relationships with fellow staff and our network of volunteers, and having a meaningful impact on the lives of everyone affected by this devastating disease.

Job Description

Research and develop disease-modifying immune therapies (small molecules and/or biologics) that induce, restore, and maintain immune tolerance to prevent/stop the immune attack of pancreatic beta cells that causes type 1 diabetes (T1D); assist in managing research projects within JDRF’s Immunotherapies program with an emphasis on projects related to the discovery and development of novel immunotherapies and understanding the immunopathogenesis of the disease; establish and monitor measurable research milestones; liaise with researchers and relevant organizations to exchange information; develop collaborations and participate in building research programs of mutual interest; and attend scientific conferences and develop/deliver presentations.

Requirements: PhD in biological sciences or related + 4 years postdoctoral research experience in diabetes required.  Must have published 3 peer-reviewed articles on diabetes.

Send Resume to: JDRF International, 200 Vesey Street, Floor 28, New York, NY 10281  Attn: HR
 

Qualifications

Requirements: PhD in biological sciences or related + 4 years postdoctoral research experience in diabetes required.  Must have published 3 peer-reviewed articles on diabetes.

Send Resume to JDRF International, 200 Vesey Street, Floor 28, New York, NY 10281  Attn: HR
 

Additional Information

JDRF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.