The successful candidate will be responsible for independently conducting and conceiving laboratory experiments or research and interpreting results in support of Global Drug Development, Precision Medicine objectives.
Independently perform experiments and procedures or research in compliance with appropri-ate SOPs, WIs, Novartis, and relevant regulatory guidelines
Interpret data and prepare reports.
Independently design experiments or research and identify and solve scientific or technical problems.
Present results internally and externally.
Author SOPs and WIs for the department
Work collaboratively across interdisciplinary teams
Train and mentor junior members of team, if needed
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 any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
MS (USA) or equivalent in scientific discipline such as biology, chemistry, pharmacology; or BS (USA) with at least 3 years of appropriate and relevant experience in the field; or at least 5 years
Excellent written and spoken English, additional language fluency a plus. -
MS (USA) or equivalent in scientific discipline such as biology, chemistry, pharmacology; or BS (USA) with at least 3 years of appropriate and relevant experience in the field; or at least 5 years of appropriate and relevant
experience in field.
General understanding of applicable regulations and standards for medical device development such as: ISO 13485, CAP, CLIA, cGLP, ISO 14971, CFR 820, CE-IVD, MIQE
General understanding of relevant laboratory instrumentation such as: thermal cyclers, NGS, spectrophotometers, , mass spectrometry, flow cytometers
General understanding of relevant software such as: Microsoft Office Suite, JMP, BLAST
General understanding of relevant methods such as: DNA/RNA Extraction, fragment analysis, Sanger sequencing, (RT-)qPCR, cell culture, FACS, ELISA, IHC, Luminex, MSD, NGS library prep, RNASeq, bioinformatics
General understanding of relevant laboratory instrumentation such as: thermal cyclers, NGS, spectrophotometers, liquid handling automation, mass spectrometry, flow cytometers, IHC stainers, tissue processors, cell counters, automated slide scanners, microtomes
General understanding of current literature in the field such as: hematology and associated diagnostics
Knowledge and hands on experience on NGS technologies are desired
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