Research Scientist/Senior Scientist – Preclinical Safety Biomarkers

328748BR
Sep 29, 2021
USA

Job Description

6000! That’s the number of associates in 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 Pre-Clinical Safety group in NIBR provides world class preclinical safety profiling and assessment for optimal drug discovery, development and commercialization, with state-of-the-art regulatory compliance.

What you’ll be doing:
• Perform (with minimal or no supervision) technical procedures necessary to execute analytical aspects of study protocols, such as: laboratory analyses (i.e., specialized biomarker assays (e.g., single- and multi-plex ELISAs and bead-based assay), data verification activities, etc.) producing toxicity information, data reporting, and/or interpretation for GLP and non-GLP preclinical safety studies.
• Perform data analysis, statistics, data quality testing and result verification, and graphical representation of data for reports and presentations, while displaying good scientific judgement and communicating results and interpretations in an accurate and timely manner.
• Provide input to internal and external publications including writing relevant sections of study protocols and reports. Communicate results and conclusions to project meetings.
Your responsibilities will include, but not limited to:
• Design and execute experiments and identify next steps based on analysis of own data and data from other lab contributors. Perform technical procedures (specialized biomarker assays, e.g., single- and multi-plex ELISAs and bead-based assay) necessary to execute analytical aspects of study protocols and data analysis and verification activities. Interpret and communicate results in an accurate and timely manner.
• Perform data analysis and graphical representation of data for reports and presentations.
• Serve as team member on activities to support project teams. Monitor study progress to meet delivery dates.
• Assist in method development and validation of new methodologies and instrumentation.
• Senior Scientist I may, additionally: assist in the preparation of draft study protocols and reports, participate in data science activities, and take lead in study activities.

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
Translational Medicine
USA
Cambridge, MA
Research & Development
Full Time
Regular
No
328748BR

Research Scientist/Senior Scientist – Preclinical Safety Biomarkers

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