Research Scientist, Chemistry, Chemical Biology and Therapeutics

327370BR
Sep 10, 2021
USA

Job Description

5600! That is the number of associates across the globe at the Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research (NIBR). This division is the innovation engine of Novartis, focusing on powerful new technologies that have the potential to help produce therapeutic breakthroughs for patients.

The Chemical Genetics group in Cambridge, MA, is seeking a highly motivated, curious, and innovative scientist to boost our endeavor in the discovery, development, and characterization of small molecules affecting defined phenotypes with the goal of uncovering and validating novel therapeutics and drug targets. We are a highly collaborative and global group of chemists and biologists dynamically exploring the interface of chemistry and biology in initiating, leading, and progressing team-oriented projects in early drug discovery. This group is part of the larger Chemical Biology and Therapeutics (CBT) department that encompasses the full-spectrum of sophisticated capabilities needed to succeed in a state-of-the-art drug discovery biopharma laboratory. This position will collaborate closely with research teams within CBT, as well as across diverse Disease Areas.

Your responsibilities include, but not limited to:

- Applying your chemistry expertise to prosecute hits from target-based and phenotypic screens

- Perform lab-based research using organic synthesis experiments and purification procedures, and standard organic chemistry laboratory techniques or new methods from the literature to obtain pure characterized compounds for biological evaluation.

- Interpret activity data from biochemical and cellular assays to establish SAR and develop probe molecules for target identification and mechanism of action studies

- Work in an interdisciplinary team to exchange expertise and collaborate toward shared goals

- Frequent oral data communication/presentation

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

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.
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NIBR
CBT - NIBR
USA
Cambridge, MA
Research & Development
Full Time
Regular
No
327370BR

Research Scientist, Chemistry, Chemical Biology and Therapeutics

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