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Senior Scientists

Sanofi Institute for Biomedical Research
Closing date
5 Nov 2023

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Life Science
Job Type
Employment - Hours
Part time
Fixed term

Job Details

Sanofi Institute for Biomedical Research (SIBR) is seeking multiple highly motivated individuals with doctoral degrees to join our institute located in Suzhou, China.

Position Overview & Key Responsibilities

1. Lead or participate in projects including (but not limited to):

(1) Functional screening and mouse genetics study to identify novel therapeutic targets for cancer, autoimmune diseases, inflammation, and other diseases;

(2) Validation of therapeutic targets in animal models;

(3) Discovery, optimization, and development of small and large molecules for therapeutic targets of interest;

(4) Elucidate the dynamic changes in immune cell distribution in tumor and lymphoid organs during the course of tumorigenesis in the presence or absence of drug treatment;

(5) Data analysis and interpretation in genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, and bio-imaging research.

2. Conceptualize and execute research plans independently or in collaboration with other scientists.

Basic Qualifications

1. PhD, MD, or MD-PhD in biological, biomedical, chemistry, and pharmaceutical sciences; physical sciences, engineering, computer sciences;

2. Extensive knowledge and research experience as demonstrated by publications, patents, and/or licensing agreements.

3. Be able to effectively communicate and function in a highly multi-disciplinary and culturally diverse environment;

4. Fluent in English and Chinese.

5. Title, grade, and compensation are based on experience, qualifications, and achievements.

(1) For scientist positions, no additional research experience is required after obtaining doctoral degrees.

(2) For senior scientist positions, 2-3 years of research experience in academia or biopharmaceutical industry is required after obtaining doctoral degrees. Individuals with exceptional achievements (as demonstrated by high-impact publications, patents, and licensing agreements) will be considered for senior scientist positions without research experience after obtaining doctoral degrees.


sanofi Lab

We are as a leading global healthcare company. At Sanofi, we chase the miracles of science to improve people’s lives. Our footprints cover more than 100 countries around the world. Today, we are one company, driven by a unifying purpose and a common ambition. We believe our cutting-edge science and manufacturing, fueled by data and digital technologies, have the potential to transform the practice of medicine, turning the impossible into possible for millions of people around the world.


On April 13, 2021, we inaugurated Sanofi Institute for Biomedical Research (SIBR) in Suzhou Industrial Park. SIBR is the fourth global research institute established by Sanofi after France, Germany and the United States, and also the first global research institute in China.


SIBR is Sanofi’s first research and translational medicine laboratory in China. We are building a world-class team to pursue basic research and therapeutics development in the areas of immunology, oncology, and inflammation. We will accelerate basic research and drug development to meet the urgent medical needs in these areas.


SIBR will establish close collaborations with scientists in universities, research institutions, and biopharmaceutical companies, to discover new biology underlying human diseases, to identify new therapeutic targets, and to develop large and small molecule drugs to treat these diseases. We intend to work closely with our colleagues in China and around the world to turn SIBR into an innovation powerhouse in creating therapeutics to improve the health and life of people. 


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