In Vivo Pharmacology Investigator, Respiratory Diseases

In Vivo Pharmacology Investigator, Respiratory Diseases
Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research is seeking an in vivo pharmacology expert to join the Respiratory Diseases Department. The successful candidate will lead an interdisciplinary pharmacology team who support projects in the respiratory portfolio and develop high quality models to facilitate target identification and/or validation and/or determination of PKPD relationships. The successful candidate will interface with other line functions across Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research to drive forward preclinical pharmacology activities to support the progression of candidates through the drug discovery process. She/he will contribute to Respiratory Diseases overall in vivo pharmacology strategy and experimental approaches.
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• A Ph.D. degree in Pharmacology, Molecular or Cellular Biology (or equivalent) and 5+ years of experience in a drug discovery environment, particularly in the delivery of in vivo data to support project teams and goals.
• Proven hands-on in vivo pharmacology skills
• The application of in vivo and ex vivo techniques to the drug discovery process
• Extensive experience in the design and execution of in vivo programs using both internal and external resources
• Respiratory diseases knowledge (asthma, COPD, IPF, CF) would be desirable
• Ability to demonstrate project leadership skills
• Scientific, technical and professional leadership qualities to lead a lab team responsible for performing a high volume of sophisticated in vivo and ex vivo experimentation
• Strong interpersonal skills with ability to influence both internally and externally
Cambridge, MA
Research & Development
Full Time