MASS AWIS and Takeda have partnered and will work together to promote women in STEM in the Boston/Cambridge area. Takeda is sponsoring the MASS AWIS mission, a MASS AWIS event and the Mentoring program!  

More than 30,000 Takeda employees working in more than 70 countries are committed to improving quality of life for patients, who remain at the center of everything we do. Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited is a global, research and development-driven organization working internally and with external partners to translate science into life-changing medicines. Takeda focuses on the core therapeutic areas of oncology, gastroenterology, central nervous system and providing vaccines that address the most important infectious diseases. Novel products, especially in oncology and gastroenterology, as well as our presence in emerging markets, fuel our growth.

Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. ranks among the top 15 pharmaceutical companies in the United States. Our larger U.S. offices are in Cambridge, MA, Deerfield, IL, and San Diego, CA. Research & Development employees in our Cambridge location focus on oncology, gastroenterology, immunomodulation, biologics, translational research, and external innovation. In March 2016, we opened our newest space at 300 Massachusetts Avenue, featuring 230,000 square feet of state-of-the-art office and lab space.

While Takeda is enjoying tremendous growth as an emerging global leader in the pharmaceutical industry, we remain ever mindful of our commitment to serve people worldwide by striving toward better health through leading innovation in medicine. In short, we are a passionate team doing important work that impacts patients’ lives. If you are driven to create better health and a brighter future, join us!

Job of the week!

Portfolio Leader in GI Motility/Liver/IBD Drug Discovery; Senior Director, GI DDU (Req #1702987)

The Portfolio Leader will be a global and highly visible role, representing all discovery programs for their therapeutic area at Corporate Governance. They will be a key stakeholder in searching & selecting external partners and collaborators alongside the Takeda Centre of External Innovation and the GI TAU (Therapeutic Area Unit on the clinical development side of the business). They will be responsible for the implementation of GI therapeutic research strategy – this will be measured by their Discovery teams’ productivity in taking approved Targets to CS and by the growth in quality of the GI Discovery pipeline. As a Portfolio Leader in GI Motility/Liver/IBD Drug Discovery; Senior Director, GI DDU working on the respective function within GI discovery team, you will be empowered to build the research platform for Takeda to expand and develop in these unmet fronts of disease areas.

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