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Senior Scientist, Oncology Drug Discovery



Full Time

On Site


Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Job Description

Millions! Novartis made a decision to pursue early discovery research internally that allows us to quickly translate the most impactful discoveries into therapeutics for millions of patients. The Oncology Drug Discovery Team is seeking a motivated scientist to join a dynamic team applying pioneering technology and innovative methodology in cell biology to cancer drug discovery. The successful candidate will have demonstrated the ability to craft and implement sophisticated assays that inform drug discovery and/or basic biology. The candidate must demonstrate creative problem-solving skills and the ability to complete experiments to enable the discovery of new oncology drugs.

- Independently craft and perform experiments with a high degree of complexity, demonstrating expertise in a wide range of cell-based techniques such as High Throughput immunoassays, luminescent-based cell assays, and high content imaging

- Troubleshoot various cell-based assays and perform complex data analysis by merging assay data with various genomics datasets

- Use automation and high-throughput systems to support large scale drug screening

- Enter data generated in databases and present your results in project team meetings

- Be independent in thought and results driven while possessing strong and positive communication and team skills

- Be a self-starter and independently seek out opportunities to learn and contribute to Oncology and the larger NIBR organization

This position will be located at the Cambridge, MA site and will not have the ability to be located remotely. This position will not require any travel as defined by the business (domestic and/ or international).”