Scientist, Global Discovery Chemistry (BS or MS)

Scientist, Global Discovery Chemistry (BS or MS)
1 molecule has the power to transform the lives of many patients. That 1 molecule awaits discovery by you as part of a Novartis drug-hunting team.

Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research (NIBR) is seeking highly talented and motivated synthetic/medicinal chemists to join our Global Discovery Chemistry group in Cambridge, MA. The successful candidates will join an energizing and collaborative research environment working alongside colleagues who are committed to improving human health through the discovery transformative medicines.

We seek individuals who are passionate about drug discovery and enjoy solving synthetic chemistry challenges.

As part of the Global Discovery Chemistry department you will:
• Work as part of a cross-functional drug discovery team and have the primary responsibility of carrying out the multi-step synthesis of small molecules for biological testing.
• Make a scientific impact through the preparation of novel molecules and/or the development of new synthetic methods.
• Perform biological data interpretation, as well as molecular design and optimization.
• Implement and contribute new concepts in a collaborative team setting.

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 any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
• B.S. or M.S. degree in Chemistry
• 5+ years’ industry experience in the synthesis and characterization of organic molecules
• Knowledge of modern organic synthetic methods
• Experience with common purification and analytical techniques
• Good communication skills and naturally collaborative style

927 million. That’s how many lives our products touched in 2017. And while we’re proud of that, 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 empowered to ask new questions, make bolder decisions and take smarter risks.

We are Novartis. Join us and help reimagine medicine.
Global Discovery Chemistry
Cambridge, MA
Research & Development
Full Time