Aug 10, 2022

Job Description

One purpose... to innovate the science of hit generation using DNA-encoded library technology!
The NIBR/Schreiber Scholar program under the leadership of Karin Briner and Stuart Schreiber is offering a 3-year postdoctoral position at Novartis Basel (Switzerland) in a transatlantic multi-disciplinary team. Composed of experts from academia and industry, the team develops novel applications of DNA-encoded library technology aiming at exploring new ways to interact with targets of biological relevance.
Apply today to join a vibrant scientific community working at the interface of organic chemistry, molecular biology and data science. Conduct cutting-edge science with subject matter experts and publish in leading journals!

Expected start date: Fall 2022
Duration: 3 years

Your responsibilities:

• DNA-encoded library design and synthesis
• Development of new DNA-compatible chemistries
• Hit identification and follow-up

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:
• PhD in chemistry with solid background in organic synthesis
• Experience in chemical biology / molecular biology / data science is a plus
• Languages: English is a must
• Excellent analytical, communication and organizational skills
• Candidates must be able to work independently as well as with interdisciplinary teams
• Strong publication record is desirable

Why consider Novartis?
799 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!
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