Research Scientist, Cell Biology, Oncology Drug Discovery

Employer
Novartis
Location
Cambridge, Massachusetts, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 30, 2021
Closes
Jun 14, 2021
Ref
2217319110
Discipline
Biology
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Job Description Millions! Novartis made a decision to pursue early discovery research internally that allows us to quickly translate the most impactful discoveries into therapeutics for millions of patients. The Oncology Drug Discovery Team is seeking a motivated scientist to join a dynamic team applying state of the art technology and innovative methodology in cell biology to cancer drug discovery. The successful candidate will have demonstrated the ability to design and execute sophisticated assays that inform drug discovery and/or basic biology. The candidate must demonstrate creative problem solving skills and the ability to execute experiments to enable the discovery of new oncology drugs.
Your responsibilities include, but not limited to:
 Independently design and perform experiments with a high degree of complexity, demonstrating expertise in a wide range of cell-based techniques.
 Ability to troubleshoot various cell based assays and perform data analysis using standard analysis tools.
 Enter data generated in databases and present your results in project team meetings.
 Independent in thought and results driven while possessing strong and positive communication and team skills.
 Be a self-starter and independently seek out opportunities to learn and contribute to Oncology and the larger NIBR organization.
EEO Statement The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration and empowers our people to unleash their full potential. Minimum requirements What you'll bring to the role:
 BS/MS Degree in a biology or biochemistry related field, with 3+ years of bench work experience
 Proven track record of assay development in an academic or industrial environment
 Experience in or the aptitude to learn large-scale data handling and databases
 Experience in laboratory automation and interest in novel readout technologies with experience in High-Throughput assays an advantage
 Highly self-motivated, collaborative team worker with exceptional organizational skills.
Why Novartis?
769 million. That's how many lives our products touched in 2020. And while we're proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people's lives?
We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you're given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you're empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you're surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world's toughest medical challenges.
Imagine what you could do at Novartis!
Commitment to diversity and inclusion
Novartis embraces diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration, and empowers our people to unleash their full potential. Division NIBR Business Unit Oncology NIBR Country USA Work Location Cambridge, MA Company/Legal Entity NIBRI Functional Area Research & Development Job Type Full Time Employment Type Regular Shift Work No

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