(HB-765) | Research Investigator

(HB-765) | Research Investigator

13 Nov
Syngene International Ltd

13 Nov

Syngene International Ltd


Job Description

Designation: Research Investigator

Job Location: Bangalore

Department: Research Informatics

About Syngene

Incorporated in 1993, Syngene International Ltd. is an innovation-focused global discovery, development and manufacturing organization providing integrated scientific services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, nutrition, animal health, consumer goods and specialty chemical industries around the world. Syngene s clientele includes world leaders such as Bristol-Myers Squibb, Baxter, Amgen, GSK, Merck KGaA and Herbalife. Its innovative culture is driven by the passion of its 4240- strong team of scientists who work with clients from around the world to solve their scientific problems,

improve R&D; productivity, speed up time to market and lower the cost of innovation.

Job Purpose

The role will be to extract and interpret data from genomic/proteomic/other bioinformatics databases to meet project requirements relevant to RNA/protein sequence conservation, alternate transcripts, promoter analysis/regulation, expression, structure and pathways/network.

Key Responsibilities:

Hands-on work involving extensive reading and data mining from scientific literature, clinical research, patent for preparation of a comprehensive document based on client need

Preparation and review of scientific content with appropriate biological contextualization

Critical analysis & peer-review of content prepared by the team

Client interactions to understand their requirements and relevant scoping of the project

Constant interaction with team members and guiding them to improve their skills

Continuous effort to enhance the content and quality of client projects through mutual learning

Project management for on time delivery and closure of each project

Follow environment, health, and safety (EHS) requirements at all times in the workplace ensuring individual and lab/plant safety

Ensure environment, health, and safety (EHS) measures are imparted via training and adhered within the team

This role will not involve wet lab component.

Educational Qualification:

PhD in Biochemistry, immunology, cell biology, pharmacy, biotechnology

Experience in preclinical drug discovery will be preferred

Technical/functional Skills:

Extensive knowledge and expertise in data mining and analysis from literature and databases for solving biological problems for a target protein of interest.

Comprehensive knowledge on using combination of biology and bioinformatics for problem solving

In depth understanding and analysis of relevant information on drug target modalities from public/private databases for a target w.r.t. target biology in relevance to safety, efficacy and toxicity

Independent analytical mindset of extensive biological data and an eye for detail to look at the big picture for hypothesis driven novel insights

Experience in dealing with visual representation of big data, such as Network analysis and Omics

Proficiency in using MS Office suite, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint, MS Teams and Outlook

Possess the knowledge and exposure to environment, health, and safety (EHS) practice


2-6 years of post-Ph.D. experience (Corporate experience is preferred)

Experience in preparation and review of scientific report/document.

Understanding of drug discovery pipeline

Behavioral Skills:

Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

Good interaction skills with team members

Ability to understand resource skills and guide them accordingly towards their improvement

Interaction with other teams for integrated projects, and for enhancement of team skills

Eager to adapt and learn new skills as and when required

Work under tight deadlines

Equal Opportunity Employer:

It is the policy of Syngene to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable legislation or local law. In addition, Syngene will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

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