May 01, 2024

About the Role


About the role:
As a Principal Scientist in the Translational Medicine Drug Disposition Bioanalytical group, you will have the opportunity to make a difference. In this key role, you will apply your bioanalytical expertise and leadership skills to design and conduct studies for our novel modality biologics portfolio. If you have a collaborative nature, a commitment to teamwork across an organization and a relentless focus on improving patient care we want you to apply.

Your Key Responsibilities:
• Designing, developing, validating assays and performing clinical sample analysis using biological techniques for PK, PD and immunogenicity following SOPs and guidelines in a supervisory role
• Participating in or leading the bioanalytical strategy sub-team discussions and overseeing the execution of the strategy.
• Data processing, evaluating results, interpreting data, and drawing relevant conclusions. Critically analyzing data on study and project levels and communicating findings in a clear and timely manner.
• Keeping timely raw data records in accordance with company and health authority guidelines, as an individual contributor and/or supervisor.
• Managing study timelines and ensuring accuracy of project progress through company tracking tools.
• Authoring study protocols, reports, and contributing to health authority documents.
• Supervising, coaching and/or mentoring in a matrix team laboratory environment.

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

We 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.

Accessibility and Reasonable Accommodations: Individuals in need of a reasonable accommodation due to a medical condition or disability for any part of the application process, or to perform the essential functions of a position, please let us know the nature of your request, your contact information and the job requisition number in your message:

Role Requirements

Essential Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in biological related sciences or equivalent and 10 years of relevant experience, preferably in biologics bioanalysis.
• Strong laboratory background with proficiency in several biological techniques (ELISA, ECL, mass spectrometry, PCR, etc.) and their associated software.
• Ability to work independently and/or supervise a small team and organize work across multiple projects to meet timelines.
• Eagerness to take on additional responsibilities when required; flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and strategies.
• A collaborative spirit and willingness to mentor/coach peers within and outside of immediate team.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Advanced degree in related field of study (PhD applicants should have 5 years of relevant experience)
• Experience in regulated bioanalysis
• Supervisory experience

Why Novartis: Our purpose is to reimagine medicine to improve and extend people’s lives and our vision is to become the most valued and trusted medicines company in the world. How can we achieve this? With our people. It is our associates that drive us each day to reach our ambitions. Be a part of this mission and join us! Learn more here: https://www.novartis.com/about/strategy/people-and-culture

You’ll receive:
You can find everything you need to know about our benefits and rewards in the Novartis Life Handbook.

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.

Novartis Compensation and Benefit Summary: The pay range for this position at commencement of employment is expected to be between $118,000 - $177,500/year; however, while salary ranges are effective from 1/1/23 through 12/31/23, fluctuations in the job market may necessitate adjustments to pay ranges during this period. Further, final pay determinations will depend on various factors, including, but not limited to geographical location, experience level, knowledge, skills, and abilities. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including a sign-on bonus, restricted stock units, and discretionary awards in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits (including 401(k) eligibility and various paid time off benefits, such as vacation, sick time, and parental leave), dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment. If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

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Biomedical Research
Translational Medicine
Cambridge, MA
Research & Development
Full Time
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