BS/MS Scientist, Oncology Molecular and Cell Biology

Employer
Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Location
Cambridge, Massachusetts, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 12, 2021
Closes
Jul 26, 2021
Ref
2312746393
Discipline
Biology, Genetics
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
1.2 million patients benefited from Novartis Oncology therapeutics in 2020. Help us reach more patients by joining the Oncology Drug Discovery group, an early stage drug discovery team focused on understanding and exploiting the molecular mechanisms of novel cancer targets for the discovery, characterization and optimization of Oncology therapeutics. We are seeking a highly motivated, creative and collaborative molecular biologist scientist to join our team in a hands-on role to discover the next generation of innovative cancer treatments. Your main responsibilities will include but not be limited to: * Participate in the design, development, characterization, implementation and validation of novel therapeutic concepts * Will work collaboratively with other specialists to develop project strategy, propose and implement creative solutions, execute and guide teams to success and decision points * Document, analyze, and interpret experiments, present results within a multidisciplinary team environment. [#video#https://youtu.be/B88bPEKkDI4{#400,300#}#/video#] What You Will Bring To The Role: * MS or BA/BS in Molecular biology, Genetics, or a related field with 3-5+ years of research experience with at least 1-2 years of industry experience. * Required: Direct experience with a wide range of basic molecular biology techniques (e.g. nucleic acid extraction, qPCR, plasmid assembly, western blotting etc.) * Required: Direct experience with mammalian cell culture, transfection, transduction (e.g. lentiviral) methods. * Preferred: Experience with CRISPR-based approaches * Previous experience with chromatin profiling approaches (e.g. ChIP-seq, ATAC-seq) is a PLUS * Demonstrated ability to analyze, interpret, and present data in a clear manner and use data to generate new hypotheses. * An excellent team-player with strong communication skills and a willingness to collaborate with others. Why Novartis? 769 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2020, and while we're proud of this, we know there is so much more we could do to help improve and extend people's lives. We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working. We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent what's possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world's toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying! Imagine what you could do here at Novartis! Commitment to Diversity & 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. Join our Novartis Network: If this role is not suitable to your experience or career goals but you wish to stay connected to learn more about Novartis and our career opportunities, join the Novartis Network here: https://talentnetwork.novartis.com/network

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