Investigator II, CVM

Investigator II, CVM
The accountabilities and responsibilities of the Investigator II are to:
• Recognize commercial potential and make recommendations on patents
• Measure, interpret, and challenge results with a firm grasp of scientific process and innovation, calculated risk-taking and decision making leadership
• Collaborate in the discovery of new scientific targets or methodologies with Novartis drug development goals in mind
• Represent NIBR externally, developing and maintaining relationships/contacts
• Positively impact project goals and directions based on analysis of available information

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• Demonstrate creativity and resourcefulness in applying new scientific methodologies and techniques
• Engage in research of a particularly complex and advanced nature requiring the application of highly developed, specialized scientific knowledge and advanced laboratory techniques in fields such as Chemistry and/or Biology, with latitude for independent judgment, decision making and action
• Complete independent experimental work requiring the application of highly specialized scientific knowledge and techniques
• Maintain an exceptional scientific expertise in specific field by reviewing current literature and attending appropriate scientific meetings
• Identify technical trends, both internal and external to discipline, that impact projects
• Possess a thorough knowledge of the field, including the scientific background and literature
• Have bench experience with a proven, published track record
• Demonstrate expertise of a particular technology and proficiency with full range of techniques used in job and core areas
• Have considerable knowledge of technologies/concepts in a broader scientific field
• Be familiar with the computational aspects of the discipline/technology including data handling and interpretation
• Conduct activities in compliance with Novartis safety, waste disposal and other regulatory guidelines
• Adhere in strict accord to the appropriate SOP, GLP, GMP and other guidelines
• Posses an excellent knowledge of relevant Novartis policies and procedures
• Maintain awareness of departmental activities, particularly those related to their project
CVM Disease Area
Cambridge, MA
Research & Development
Full Time