Scientific Technical Leader I - GNF / Novartis - San Diego

Scientific Technical Leader I - GNF / Novartis - San Diego

Job Description

4 FDA approved drugs; 15+ clinical candidates; 400+ patents; 20 years of GNF history!

A global healthcare leader, Novartis has one of the most exciting product pipelines in the industry today. A pipeline of innovative medicines brought to life by diverse, talented, performance driven people. All of which makes us one of the most rewarding employers in our field. Under the umbrella of the Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research (NIBR), the Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation (GNF) located in La Jolla, California, has the support of a broad collaboration with the entire Novartis research organization, while maintaining the independence to initiate and drive independent research programs.

This position provides an excellent opportunity for highly self-motivated and result-driven individuals to join the General Medical Biology Group at the Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation (GNF). The successful candidate will become a key individual contributor in a dynamic and multidisciplinary team dedicated to uncovering drug candidates to promote tissue repair and resolve abnormal remodeling in disease settings. The candidate will develop cell-based assays, perform high-throughput screens, and validate targets with an opportunity to learn 3D complex assays and in vivo techniques. Ideal applicants will possess excellent communication and organizational skills, critical problem-solving abilities and a commitment to excellence.

Your responsibilities:
• Design and characterize relevant in vitro cell-based assays for identifying drug candidates in the regenerative medicine space.
• Identify and validate novel targets using phenotypic screening and genomic-based approaches
• Document, analyze and interpret experiments
• Present results within a multi-disciplinary team environment
• Collaborate with other team members to achieve project goals
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.

Minimum requirements

What you will bring to the role:
• Tissue dissection, primary cell isolation and culture
• Basic molecular biology techniques
• Knowledge of tissue-based assays, including histology, immunohistochemistry, flow cytometry and protein detection assays
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office and statistical software
• Knowledge of musculoskeletal biology desirable
• BS/MS in life sciences discipline with at least 6-8 years laboratory experience in cell culture and assay development

Why consider Novartis?

We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you’re given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you’re empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges.

We are Novartis. Join us and help us reimagine medicine.
San Diego, CA
Novartis Inst for Fun Gen inc
Research & Development
Full Time