Mar 30, 2022

Job Description

Recently graduated Scientist with NMR experience, Novartis, Basel, Switzerland

6000! That is 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.
This role is for a Scientist in a biophysics lab within the Analytics and Separation (AXS) group at the Global Discovery Chemistry (GDC) department in Basel, Switzerland. In this role, the applicant will perform cutting-edge research studying the role of Ribonucleic Acids (RNAs) in a variety of diseases and contribute to preclinical drug discovery projects. We are a highly collaborative group using state-of-the-art capabilities and technologies to bring creative ideas to life.

This role is limited for 12 months.

Your key responsibilities:

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Carry out a range of biophysical experiments using NMR
• Analyze, interpret, and report the experimental results
• Contribute to design of models and NMR experiments including sample optimization
• Suggest innovative approaches and procedures to improve workflows based on own observations and literature searches
• Utilize digital tools to extract relevant information from databases to build data-driven hypotheses

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

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

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:

• MSc or PhD Degree in Biochemistry, Biophysics or related field, or equivalent professional work experience
• Demonstrated skills in a variety of laboratory techniques, assays, and analysis (design, sample preparation and performing experiments)
• Accurate and independent working style
• Solid scientific knowledge in Biochemistry
• Ability to analyze and interpret results leading to new hypotheses
• Scientific curiosity, desire to understand context and background of your work
• Business-level/fluent English is a prerequisite
• Ability to work in an open, interdisciplinary, and collaborative environment
• Well-developed interpersonal / communication / team skills in an international cross-cultural environment with an enthusiastic pro-active attitude

Desirable requirements:

• Experience in BioNMR
• Scientific knowledge in the field of RNA metabolism

Why consider 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.

Novartis are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.

Join our Novartis Network: If this role is not suitable to your experience or career goals but you wish to stay connected to learn more about Novartis and our career opportunities, join the Novartis Network here: https://talentnetwork.novartis.com/network
Global Discovery Chemistry
Research & Development
Full Time
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Recently graduated Scientist with NMR experience

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