Scientist in Toronto, Ontario

Sanofi Group


Reference No. R2740031

Position Title: Scientist – Vaccines

Duration: Fixed-Term – Contract End Date: March 7, 2025

Department: DP Unit NA 2

Location : Toronto, Ontario

Sanofi Vaccines

Sanofi’s global vaccines business unit partners with the public health, medical and scientific communities to improve access to life-protecting vaccines and increase vaccination coverage, while striving to develop new and improved vaccines to enhance health and well-being.

At Sanofi, we chase the miracles of science to improve people’s lives. 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.

Position Summary:

As Scientist responsible for specific scientific, technical and compliance-related aspects of assigned projects, ensure that objectives are met. Plan and supervise the execution of development activities to ensure scientific excellence, adherence to advanced technical standards and compliance with GxP status of work. Supervise, train, motivate and empower direct reports to perform assigned tasks as required. Fulfill the roles and responsibilities of a Scientist as defined by the Development Leadership Team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • As Scientist (L2-1) responsible for specific scientific, technical and compliance aspects of assigned project, ensure that objectives are met. Plan and supervise execution of product development activities (develop, improve, scale-up processes, and provide material and documentation for production, pre-clinical and clinical trials) within platform for the project to ensure scientific and technical excellence. Supervise, train, motivate and empower technical personnel to perform the experimental and processing tasks.

  • To ensure good scientific and technical leadership within platform, keep abreast of the current developments in relevant scientific and technical disciplines and ensure current developments are implemented when appropriate.

  • Prepare internal and external presentations, patent filings, research manuscripts and review articles as required.

  • Provide leadership for data input, standardized formats, database creation and management, and implementation of corporate standards. Coach and motivate staff to perform efficiently and achieve objectives on time, on budget.

  • Share information and harmonize development within and between platforms, project teams and other departments such as Research, Industrialization, Quality Operations, Regulatory Affairs, Clinical/Medical, as necessary. Ensure good teamwork and provide high quality deliverables, such as Technical reports, development reports within agreed timeframes. Support regulatory submission by participating in preparation of regulatory submission documents (CTA, IND, CTD).

  • In depth knowledge of experimental work and data analysis. Working knowledge of computer skills, scientific writing and presentations, supervisory/management/people development, communication skills, innovative thinking, and a familiarity with strategic planning, balanced judgment, risk analysis and budget process is required.

  • Works with the policies, procedures and regulations as required by the Company and under Occupational Health and Safety Act. Supervises and monitors compliance with employment and health and safety legislation to ensure that employees work within the policies, procedures and regulations.

Platform Specific Accountabilities:

  • Specific knowledge in development of bacterial cultivation, animal cell culture, viral vaccines, and primary recovery processes and formulation and stabilization of vaccine candidates.

Key Requirements:

  • Recommended Ph.D (Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Virology, Biochemical Engineering)

  • Recommended 4 years’ experience in vaccine development or relevant field.

  • Depending on development platform, in-depth knowledge in formulation development and stability.

Pursue Progress

Discover Extraordinary

Better is out there. Better medications, better outcomes, better science. But progress doesn’t happen without people – people from different backgrounds, in different locations, doing different roles, all united by one thing: a desire to make miracles happen. So, let’s be those people.

Watch our ALL IN video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SkpDBZ-CJKw&t=67s) and check out our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion actions at sanofi.com (https://www.sanofi.com/en/our-responsibility/equality-and-inclusiveness) !

Sanofi is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to attract, develop and retain highly talented employees from diverse backgrounds, allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives. We welcome and encourage applications from all qualified applicants. Accommodations for persons with disabilities required during the recruitment process are available upon request.

Thank you in advance for your interest.

Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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Pursue progress , discover extraordinary

Better is out there. Better medications, better outcomes, better science. But progress doesn’t happen without people – people from different backgrounds, in different locations, doing different roles, all united by one thing: a desire to make miracles happen. So, let’s be those people.

At Sanofi, we provide equal opportunities to all regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, ability or gender identity.

Watch our ALL IN video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SkpDBZ-CJKw&t=67s) and check out our Diversity Equity and Inclusion actions at sanofi.com (https://www.sanofi.com/en/our-responsibility/equality-and-inclusiveness) !

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