PhD Lab Head / Investigator Oncology

PhD Lab Head / Investigator Oncology

Job Description

$9.0 billion R&D spend to develop breakthrough medicines!

The Oncology Department is seeking a creative and highly motivated PhD scientist to join the Innovative Targets & Technologies (IT&T) group to help discover the next wave of novel therapeutic targets for cancer patients.

The goal of our group is to create and utilize cutting edge technologies, innovative screening approaches and deep mechanistic studies to discover novel therapeutic targets that will ultimately benefit cancer patients. Our team represents the first step in the quest to bring new medicines to oncology patients.

The ideal candidate for this position will have a proven track record of high-caliber laboratory research. We are searching for an investigator passionate about asking fundamental cancer biology questions through genetic screening and subsequent in depth validation. This position will require outstanding technical ability at the bench as well as a proven ability to effectively manage team and/or collaborative interactions.

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

Desirable Requirements:
•The candidate should have a Ph.D. in Genetics, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Cell Biology or related field
•A minimum of 3-5 years of industry or academic relevant research experience.
•Significant experience and knowledge in standard and advanced laboratory assays and techniques.
•This position involves multiple collaborative projects so strong organizational, communication, and teamwork skills are essential.

Why consider Novartis?
750 million. That’s how many lives our products touch. And while we’re 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’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.
Oncology NIBR
Cambridge, MA
Research & Development
Full Time