Scientist/Investigator I temp 80%

Scientist/Investigator I temp 80%

Job Description

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.

Your responsibilities will include, but not limited to:
• Provide technical expertise in the field of cell based assays with a Special focus on flow, cytometry and immunoassays
• 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

Minimum requirements

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
• Appropriate lab experience in flow cytometry and immuno-assays
• Good understanding of regulatory requirement relevant to Biomarker Development (e.g. GCP, ICH)
• Demonstrable experience with any of the following: DIVA, FlowJo, FCSExpress, WATSON LIMS, SMART Book, Soft MaxPro, Spotfire, GraphPas Prism, etc.

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 reimagine medicine.
Translational Medicine
Novartis Pharma AG
Research & Development
Part Time (80%)