Jun 03, 2022

Job Description

Navigate Biopharma, a fully owned subsidiary of Novartis, provides assay development, clinical trial testing, and companion diagnostics services to companies in the precision medicine field. At present, Navigate supports 100+ clinical trials from 30+ pharma, biotech, and diagnostic companies, including 8 of the top 15 oncology companies globally.

In this role you will be responsible for testing clinical trial patient specimens according to validated GCLP protocols. Apply technical and scientific expertise in immunophenotyping to analyze and review high dimensional flow cytometry data collected from immuno-oncology clinical trials. Candidate should exhibit moderate to high level of independence while working on multiple projects.

- Processing and testing patient specimens, including blood and bone marrow (60% of work)

- Following working instructions and documenting detail steps into the Form.

- Analyzing and reviewing accuracy of patient flow cytometry data

- Reporting patient data via regulated systems

- Collaborating cross functionally with colleagues on various projects

- Working in a GMP/GCP/GLP/CLIA regulated environment and is responsible for following all applicable regulations

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

- BS with 1-2 years or a MS with minimum of 0-1 years of proven experience

- Deep hands-on knowledge in phenotyping of normal and abnormal immune cell subsets, including stem cells, is strongly preferred

- Sound knowledge of Flow Cytometry required (ex: FACSCanto, Fortessa X-20 and analytical software such as FlowJo)

- Proven understanding of, and ability to apply principles, concepts, practices and standards associated with analytical assay development/validation and/or sample testing are preferred

- Must have experience working in a laboratory setting

- Proven flexibility and willingness to learn new skills and core competences in flow cytometry are required

- Good time management and prioritization skills and ability to lead multiple tasks simultaneously are required

- Critical thinker and phenomenal teammate are required

Why consider Novartis?

769 million! That’s how many lives our products touched in 2020. 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.

Imagine what you could do at Novartis!

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.


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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.
Carlsbad, CA
Research & Development
Full Time
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Scientist, Immuno-Oncology Flow Cytometry

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