Boehringer Ingelheim Senior Scientist - Bioinformatics in RIDGEFIELD, Connecticut

Boehringer Ingelheim is an equal opportunity global employer who takes pride in maintaining a diverse and inclusive culture. We embrace diversity of perspectives and strive for an inclusive environment which benefits our employees, patients and communities.


The Integrative Toxicology group atBoehringer Ingelheim is currently seeking a Senior Scientist within NonclinicalDrug Safety-Development at the Ridgefield, CT site. The incumbent will bring network analysis to complement our laboratory-based group’s safety de-risking activities which uses state-of-the-art molecular/cell-tissue biology and biomarker technologies and immunopharmacology endpoints.

This Senior Scientist position will apply or adapt network analysis approaches to support preclinical safety assessments of novel therapeutic concepts and new molecular entities. The incumbent will bring his/her training in network biology or pharmacology to perform analysis of integrated data sources to increase mechanistic understanding of toxicology findings and predict their human relevance.

As an employee of Boehringer Ingelheim, you will actively contribute to the discovery, development and delivery of our products to our patients and customers. Our global presence provides opportunity for all employees to collaborate internationally, offering visibility and opportunity to directly contribute to the companies' success. We realize that our strength and competitive advantage lie with our people. We support our employees in a number of ways to foster a healthy working environment, meaningful work, diversity and inclusion, mobility, networking and work-life balance. Our competitive compensation and benefit programs reflect Boehringer Ingelheim's high regard for our employees

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Apply or adapt network analysisapproaches to integrate and interrogate diverse data sources (molecular,cellular, and animal/human) to postulate mechanism of action for adverseeffects and predict human relevance

  • Independently communicatesresults, interacts and communicates effectively in a team setting

  • Participates in relevantexternal meetings, keeps abreast of relevant literature, generatesexternal presentations or peer-reviewed publications


  • PhD, DVM degree or equivalent experiencein a relevant field (e.g., Network or Systems Biology, Pharmacology;Bioinformatics)

  • Demonstrated skills in networkor systems biology/pharmacology, pathway analysis and visualization.

  • Post-doctoral experience desirable

  • Proficient in using commonbioinformatics systems, as well as molecular interaction, network/pathwayanalysis and visualization tools

  • Ability to communicateeffectively both orally and in writing, and work with others in aninterdisciplinary team environment

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be legally authorized towork in the United States without restriction.

  • Must be willing to take a drugtest and post-offer physical (if required)

  • Must be 18 years of age orolder

Our Culture:

Boehringer Ingelheim is one of the world’s top 20 pharmaceutical companies and operates globally with approximately 50,000 employees. Since our founding in 1885, the company has remained family-owned and today we are committed to creating value through innovation in three business areas including human pharmaceuticals, animal health and biopharmaceutical contract manufacturing. Since we are privately held, we have the ability to take an innovative, long-term view. Our focus is on scientific discoveries and the introduction of truly novel medicines that improve lives and provide valuable services and support to patients and their families. Employees are challenged to take initiative and achieve outstanding results. Ultimately, our culture and drive allows us to maintain one of the highest levels of excellence in our industry. We are also deeply committed to our communities and our employees create and engage in programs that strengthen the neighborhoods where we live and work. Boehringer Ingelheim, including Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim USA, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA, Merial Barceloneta, LLC and Boehringer Ingelheim Fremont, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status, including protected veteran status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.

Boehringer Ingelheim is firmly committed to ensuring a safe, healthy, productive and efficient work environment for our employees, partners and customers. As part of that commitment, Boehringer Ingelheim conducts pre-employment verifications and drug screenings.


Organization: US-BI Pharma/BI USA

Title: Senior Scientist - Bioinformatics

Location: Americas-US-CT-Ridgefield

Requisition ID: 189076