Cell and Molecular Biology Research Investigator

Cell and Molecular Biology Research Investigator
Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research is seeking a highly motivated cell and molecular biologist to join its Chemical & Biological Therapeutics (CBT) unit. The candidate will be responsible to scout, evaluate and deploy methods, assays and new technologies to enable early drug discovery programs. The individual will be a critical member of multi-disciplinary project teams that include chemists, biologists, structural biologists and data scientists. We are looking for a strong innovator that can push the boundaries of today’s science.

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Qualified candidates will have a Ph.D in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Cell Biology or related field with at least 5 years’ experience in leading innovative research.
They will have proven ability to initiate and lead projects; demonstrated scientific agility and proficiency in building innovative tools to address key scientific questions; ability to create a vision for projects and provide leadership to achieve it.
Expertise in building assays for the purpose of validating concepts, targets and therapeutic leads is required. Advanced molecular biology skills are essential, as well as experience with genetic engineering of human cell lines.
The candidate will spend time at the bench along with associate (s), have a strong desire to teach others, possess excellent communication and organization skills, creative problem-solving capabilities and an ability to thrive in a dynamic matrix research environment.

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Cambridge, MA
Research & Development
Full Time