348170BR
Jul 14, 2022
USA

Job Description

12,000. The number of associates worldwide working together to reimagine medicine!

The Global Drug Development (GDD) organization oversees the development of new medicines discovered by our researchers and partners. We transform the lives of people by developing innovative and life-changing medicines.

What you will be doing:
• Independently designs and executes gene therapy downstream process development studies.
• Performs experiments at both small-scale and large-scale to support pre-clinical, clinical and commercial programs. Ensures these experiments are done in a timely fashion with high quality.
• Analyzes and interprets experimental data from process studies with strong statistical mindset. Makes decisions based on statistically sound conclusions. Presents study results internally and externally in a cross-functional setting.
• Authors technical reports of process development activities and laboratory experiments, such as development report, study report, investigational summary report, etc.
• Collaborates with cross-functional groups to advance pipeline programs.
• Keep up to date with the scientific literature and developments in the field.

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:
• Bachelor’s degree in biochemistry, chemical engineering, bioengineering, or related technical field with 5 years relevant experience or Master's with 3 years of relevant experience, or PHD with 0-2 years of relevant experience.
• Previous experience with a variety of biopharmaceutical purification processes such as chromatographic separation, depth filtration, tangential flow filtration, adventitious viral clearance, and impurity clearance.
• Proficient in statistical analysis principles and approaches. Working knowledge and experience with Design of Experiment (DoE).
• Knowledge of viral gene therapy and previous experience with adeno-associated virus (AAV) and/or lentiviral vectors (LVV) process development is preferred.
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a cross-functional team.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Why Novartis?
766 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2021, 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 teams 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] 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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Vaccine Policy: While Novartis does not require vaccination at this time, for certain Novartis sites in the US all associates and candidates may be required to either upload an image of their COVID-19 vaccine card demonstrating proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 (or other similar evidence of vaccination) or proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken by the associate or candidate within the past seven days to enter any of our sites and/or customer office or healthcare facility, as well as prior to participating in other work related off-site meetings. Employees working in customer-facing roles must adhere to and comply with customers’ (such as hospitals, physician offices, etc.) credentialing guidelines, which may require vaccination. As required by applicable law, Novartis will consider requests for reasonable accommodation for those unable to be vaccinated. This requirement is subject to applicable state and local laws and may not be applicable to employees working in certain jurisdictions. Please send accommodation requests to [email protected]
Global Drug Development
TECHNICAL R & D GDD
USA
Durham, NC
Research & Development
Full Time
Regular
No
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348170BR

Expert - Science & Technology -Downstream Process Development

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