Medicinal Chemistry Research Scientist (BS or MS)

319655BR
May 21, 2021
USA

Job Description

200 and 580.

That is the number of chemists you can learn from locally in Cambridge and globally within NIBR with their synthetic and medicinal chemistry skills and knowledge spanning decades of experience. As chemists at the forefront of science, we are changing the way Novartis performs and thinks about cutting-edge science and technology. Come meet, and more importantly work with the very same chemists who discovered Kisqali!

We are seeking a highly talented and motivated synthetic / medicinal chemist to join the Global Discovery Chemistry team at Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research (NIBR) at our Cambridge, MA site. Here, where we value your ideas, personal growth and career aspirations; you will be surrounded by and learn from curious, unbossed colleagues across multiple disciplines; you will be empowered to take smart risks, and to use your creativity and tenacity to work towards creating the next pharmaceutical.

We are Novartis. Join us and help us reimagine medicine.

Your Responsibilities Will Include:

- Independently design compounds based off team or individual hypotheses, utilize novel methodologies and technologies, and carry out multi-step syntheses of small molecules

- Use contemporary medicinal chemistry principles to drive science to key decision points

- Analyze and interpret data, solve synthetic issues and design follow-up experiments

- Collaborate with peers and work effectively and efficiently as an important part of a cross-functional team

- Adhere to laboratory safety policies and practices

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

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 other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.

Minimum Requirements

What You'll Bring to the Role:

- BS or MS degree in organic chemistry; 3+ years of industrial experience is preferred

- A comprehensive knowledge of modern organic synthetic methods; medicinal chemistry knowledge is a plus

- Excellence in common purification and analytical techniques

- Strong problem solving and communication skills

Why consider Novartis?

769 million. That’s how many lives our products touched in 2020. 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.

Imagine what you could do at Novartis!

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:

Novartis embraces diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration, and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
NIBR
Global Discovery Chemistry
USA
Cambridge, MA
Research & Development
Full Time
Regular
No
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319655BR

Medicinal Chemistry Research Scientist (BS or MS)

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