Research Scientist/Senior Scientist (non-PH.D) in Protein Sciences

Jun 24, 2021

Job Description

650! The number of people at NIBR worldwide dedicated to helping patients with cancer. Come join the Biological Chemistry team, a highly collaborative drug discovery group focused on understanding the molecular mechanisms of cancer and the discovery, characterization and optimization of Oncology therapeutics. We are seeking a highly motivated and collaborative protein scientist to join our team to create a diverse set of target and tool proteins for use in biochemical/biophysical assays and structure/function studies. The successful candidate will work with multidisciplinary project teams to understand target protein functions, protein-ligand binding interactions, PTM effects and enzyme mechanisms related to cancer therapeutics.

Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
• Core expertise as protein scientist to develop new strategies to study targets and support ongoing project goals
• Leverage current and emerging technologies, techniques, and automation to generate proteins and biomolecular complexes for use in drug discovery efforts
• Analysis, interpretation, and presentation of data to multidisciplinary project teams
• Contribution to group organization, productivity, and expertise through collaboration, training and idea exchange
• Additionally Senior Scientists are expected to independently drive project experiments/strategy, contribute expertise on different techniques/equipment and mentor junior group members

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 will bring to the role:
• MS or BA/BS in Molecular biology, Biochemistry, Biochemical engineering or a related field.
Research Scientist: Minimum of 3 years of industry experience
Senior Scientist: MA with at least 5 years industry experience or BA/BS with at least 7 years industry experience
• Required: Experience with recombinant protein expression and purification using E. coli, insect and/or mammalian cell lines along with protein characterization techniques
• Required: Knowledge of FPLC systems and purification with different chromatography methods such as affinity, IEX and SEC
• Preferred: Experience designing protein expression constructs and/or using high-throughput systems for protein purification and characterization
• An interest in taking on a role that will allow professional growth and development and the opportunity to learn new and cutting edge methods
• An excellent team-player with strong communication skills

This is a dual posting. The final level & title of the offer role would be determined by the hiring team based on the skills, experience & capabilities required to perform the role at the level the role has been offered (Research Scientist/Senior Scientist).

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!
Oncology NIBR
Cambridge, MA
Research & Development
Full Time
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Research Scientist/Senior Scientist (non-PH.D) in Protein Sciences

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