Scientist – Biomarker Development

Scientist – Biomarker Development
Scientist– Biomarker Development

50 human clinical trials in early phases! That is the scope of our Molecular & Cellular Sciences team in BioMarker Development / Translational Medicine.

As a Scientist in Biomarker Development, you will work in close collaboration with Molecular and Cellular Sciences study leader and clinical teams to implement internal and external biomarker activities, provide interpretation of results to enable mechanistic, safety and efficacy understanding. You will be developing and validating innovative biomarker solutions, implementing new methodologies, delivering high quality data and playing a pivotal role in early phase human clinical trials.

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What you will be doing

Your responsibilities will include, but not limited to:
• Provide technical expertise with a special focus on mass spectrometry, ligand binding assay, point-of-care testing
• Contribute to the implementation of internal and external (outsourced) biomarker activities in clinical studies
• Present results at internal meetings
• Implement and apply innovative biomarker solution
• Conduct activities in compliance with Novartis policies, Values and Behaviour and relevant guidelines
• Develop knowledge in additional biomarker modalities and/or technologies
• Network internally to expand scientific and technical knowledge
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.
What you will bring to the role:

• BS/MS degree in Biology, Immunology or equivalent
• Professional experience in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology environment, developing bioanalytical assays for soluable biomarkers
• Experience working with mass spectrometry, ligand binding assays and point of-care testing
• Good understanding of regulatory requirement relevant to Biomarker Development (e.g. GCP, ICH)
• Demonstrable experience with any of the following: WATSON LIMS, SMARTBook, SoftMaxPro

Our Expectations

• Develop and validate fit-for-purpose soluble biomarker solutions
• Independently design, execute, and interpret experiments
• Ensure high quality and timely delivery of internal and external results
• Providing subject matter expertise for transferring, implementation and monitoring of assay development, validation and sample analysis at external provider

What Novartis can offer you?

Yes, we offer exceptional benefits and competitive salaries. However, we can offer more. Here you will:
• Novel technology and applications
• First hand experience in Translational Medicine for human clinical trials
• Work with the latest technologies
• Be part of a world class organization dedicated to providing solutions to un-met medical needs
• Join an organization that is committed to your development and advancement

Why consider Novartis?

927 million. That is how many lives our products touched in 2017. And while we are proud of that fact, 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 brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you are given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you are empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges surround you.

We are Novartis. Join us and help us re-imagine medicine.
Translational Medicine
Cambridge, MA
Research & Development
Full Time