Feb 02, 2022

Job Description

1 purpose....to reimagine medicine!

Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research (NIBR) is seeking a talented and highly motivated scientist to join the Cell & Gene Therapy Group in the Immuno-Oncology (IO) department. The successful candidate will join a dynamic, multi-disciplinary team of scientists in IO.

In this role you will become a key contributor to expand our biological understanding of targets regulating T cell fitness. This position is an outstanding opportunity for those wishing to combine their interest in cancer immunology with their strong desire to develop novel therapies.

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

•Drive and implement scientific innovation
•Support drug discovery programs in collaboration with multidisciplinary project team
•Communicate and present data within a multidisciplinary team environment
•Interrogate target biology through design and execution of relevant functional immunological and cellular assays

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:

•MS with >5 years of experience in academia/industry or PhD in Immunology, Immuno-Oncology, or related discipline. Job title and grade level will be commensurate with experience
•Expert knowledge of T cell biology
•Expert knowledge of genetic perturbation in immune cells (loss-of-function and/or gain-of-function)
•Hands-on experience in multi-color FACS and killing/proliferation assays
•Scientifically motivated self-starter and capable of independently driving her/his own innovative research

Preferred Requirements
•Expert knowledge of cytokines in immune cells
•Hands-on experience in T cell differentiation

799 million. That’s how many lives our products touch. 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.

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

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] or 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.

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Cambridge, MA
Research & Development
Full Time
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Senior Scientist (MS/PhD), Immuno-Oncology

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