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01.10.2022

Senior Scientist in Genetic Screening

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Novartis AG

Novartis bietet innovative medizinische Lösungen an, um damit auf die sich verändernden Bedürfnisse von Patienten und Gesellschaften einzugehen. Novartis, mit Hauptsitz in Basel (Schweiz), verfügt über ein diversifiziertes Portfolio, um diese Bedürfnisse so gut wie möglich zu erfüllen: mit innovativen Arzneimitteln, Produkten für die Augenheilkunde und kostengünstigen generischen Medikamenten. Novartis ist das einzige Unternehmen mit weltweit führenden Positionen in diesen Bereichen.
Novartis bietet innovative medizinische Lösungen an, um damit auf die sich verändernden Bedürfnisse von Patienten und Gesellschaften einzugehen. Novartis, mit Hauptsitz in Basel (Schweiz), verfügt über ein diversifiziertes Portfolio, um diese Bedürfnisse so gut wie möglich zu erfüllen: mit innovativen Arzneimitteln, Produkten für die Augenheilkunde und kostengünstigen generischen Medikamenten. Novartis ist das einzige Unternehmen mit weltweit führenden Positionen in diesen Bereichen.

Senior Scientist in Genetic Screening

Arbeitsort: 4051 Basel

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Job ID 351656BR Sep 21, 2022 Switzerland

Job Description

6000! This is the number of associates in the Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research (NIBR). This division is the innovation engine of Novartis, focusing on new technologies that have the potential to help produce therapeutic breakthroughs for patients.

Chemical Biology & Therapeutics (CBT) is one of the platforms in NIBR, where teams with diverse backgrounds and diverse scientific expertise catalyze collaboration and apply their unique skills to translate exceptional science into medical innovation.

Our associates are grouped by their professional expertise and capabilities in so-called Homes. This position will be in Genomic Sciences Home, in which you will be working in an open, interdisciplinary and collaborative environment with molecular & screening biologists, data scientists, medicinal chemists and automation engineers to design, develop and perform complex high throughput experiments and establish next generation assays.

You are a curious, creative, scientifically agile and self-motivated scientist with strong communication skills who is interested in making an impact on drug discovery through scientific technologies with the focus of improving patient’s lives. In doing so, you will have opportunities to develop and grow your professional network across NIBR and beyond.

We are looking for a highly motivated, collaborative, research associate with automation, liquid handling, and cell-based assay development experience to support our functional genetics team in Basel, Switzerland.

Main responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Responsible for leading target identification studies by deploying plate-based genetic and genomic methodologies
• High affinity to liquid handling, automation and programming of automated assay schemes
• Collaborate with project teams and platforms to jointly identify best strategy and implement automated cell-based assays
• Conduct plate-based genome-wide genetic experiments in complex disease models
• Analyze and interpret generated data. Propose next steps to team, effectively document and communicate results to a variety of audiences
• Agility to navigate and be successful in an interdisciplinary, fast-paced, matrixed work environment

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:

• Master’s degree or equivalent (non-PhD level) in a relevant life Science disciplines (Biology, Chemical Biology, Bioengineering, or related fields)
• At least 2 years of relevant work experience
• Proven track record of setting up cell-based screens
• Proven track record of setting up screening automation solutions and implementing liquid handling schemes
• Hands-on expertise of lipofection, electroporation and viral delivery systems
• Basic data handling and statistical analysis skills
• Fluency in English is essential (oral/written); advanced knowledge of German and/or French is a plus

Additional advantageous skills:

• Experience of working with different plate readers, knowledge of Biomek and Sami software
• In-depth knowledge and hands-on expertise with biological or chemical probes and experience in gene-editing
• Advanced knowledge of German and/or French

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!

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