Research Scientist, in vivo Pharmacology

Jan 12, 2022

Job Description

2 million people around the world die every year of liver disease, making it the 11th most common cause of death globally. Recent advances in understanding the molecular basis of liver diseases, as well as the development of exciting new technologies, enables Novartis scientists to creatively and strategically pursue novel therapies to help these patients.

Disease Area X, a division within Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research (NIBR), is seeking an innovative scientist to join our in vivo pharmacology group for liver and kidney diseases in our mission to develop ground-breaking new therapies.

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

- Conduct in vivo experiments involving rodent models of liver diseases, including delivering novel therapeutics, pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic analyses, clinical observations, and harvesting of tissues for analysis of efficacy.

- Execute standard molecular biology techniques to evaluate therapeutic effect (such as, but not limited to, RT-qPCR, ELISAs, and Western blots).

- Establish collaborative working relationships with scientific partners across the NIBR organization

- Implement established and novel technologies to ensure scientific excellence and impactful results

- Ability to present scientific results to project teams within DAx and in the broader NIBR community

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:

- B.A. or B.S. degree in a biological or chemical science field and 4+ years of relevant experience, or a M.S. degree and 2+ years of relevant experience in a related field.

- Ability to integrate into a highly-collaborative, multi-person team

- Oral and written proficiency in English.

Desirable Requirements:

- M.S. degree in a biological or chemical science subject area

- Experience with cell culture, ex vivo, primary culture of rodent tissues and cells.

Why Novartis?

769 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2020, and while we’re proud of this, we know there is so much more we could do to help improve and extend people’s lives.

We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working.

We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent what's possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying!

Imagine what you could do here at Novartis!

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:

Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse team’s representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Accessibility and reasonable accommodations:

The Novartis Group of Companies are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please send an e-mail to [email protected] (mailto:[email protected]) call +1 (877)395-2339 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please include the job requisition number in your message.
Cambridge, MA
Research & Development
Full Time
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Research Scientist, in vivo Pharmacology

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