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Senior Principal Scientist, Flu Virology

Pearl River, NY 10965
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In partnership with the Chief Scientific Officer for Viral Vaccines (CSO), execute a collaborative program to research and develop an RNA-based influenza vaccine. The program integrates RNA platform development, cutting edge influenza vaccine science, and deep, working knowledge of the current influenza vaccine seasonal update and pandemic response systems. The goal is to deliver every season a reliable, game-changing influenza vaccine with superior efficacy. The role will involve both direct management of vaccine science and cross-functional matrix leadership to advance the vaccine candidate through research and development. Will require global scientific alliance management with external parties to ensure that the vaccine is built from best available technologies and can be integrated into the global influenza vaccine system. With the evolution of the vaccine portfolio, key roles in other future vaccine research and development programs are likely.


With the CSO, execute a collaborative RNA-based influenza vaccine research and development program and other future vaccine programs Lead scientists on the Vaccines Research influenza project team, including direct reports and non-reports, reviewing all experimental designs and data Represent Research on the cross-functional Influenza Vaccine Program Team as Research Lead, coordinating with non-Research functions in advancing the vaccine through developmental stage gates. Communicate about the influenza vaccine program in internal Pfizer documents and external patent applications, regulatory submissions, scientific papers, and other communications. Serve as a scientific liason with external alliance partners for influenza vaccines. Participate in the supervision of junior colleagues and laboratory management, including compliance.


MD or a PhD in virology or a related field.

>10-years experience in virology, vaccinology and immunology, with basic scientific expertise in influenza, including experimental bench research, and practical knowledge of global flu vaccine surveillance, recommendation, reagent generation, and regulatory systems

>5 years industry experience in pre-clinical and clinical vaccine development with working knowledge of both scientific and non-scientific aspects of vaccine development

Knowledge of the viral vaccine scientific, clinical and competitive landscape with particular emphasis on influenza vaccines.

**Candidate demonstrates a breadth of diverse leadership experiences and capabilities including: the ability to influence and collaborate with peers, develop and coach others, oversee and guide the work of other colleagues to achieve meaningful outcomes and create business impact.**

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**EEO & Employment Eligibility**

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.


**Other Job Details:**

+ Additional Location Information: Pearl River, NY

+ Eligible for Relocation Package

+ Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus

Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.
Posted: 2019-07-30 Expires: 2019-12-05

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