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Senior/Principal Scientist, Cancer Therapeutics/Novartis
|Location||San Diego, CA|
|How to Apply|
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GNF (Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation) serves as a bridge between basic science and preclinical drug discovery for Novartis’ global research organization, the Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research (NIBR). GNF’s nearly 500 scientists and engineers are committed to pushing the boundaries of science in pursuit of new medicines. Multi-disciplinary teams are focused on making advances in the areas of oncology, autoimmunity, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, musculoskeletal disorders, and infectious disease. GNF has world-class expertise in high-throughput drug screening, highly-parallel cell-based assays, and other advanced automation technologies, which enable its researchers to tackle the complexity of biological systems in seeking to address unmet medical need.
4 FDA approved drugs; 15+ clinical candidates; 400+ patents; 22 years of GNF history!
The successful candidate will help develop and lead a research program to identify and prosecute cancer targets using state-of-the-art genomic, proteomics, cell biology and in vivo approaches. You will work closely with scientists in interdisciplinary drug discovery teams composed of disease area biologists, chemists, translational specialists, as well as geneticists and data scientists at GNF and other NIBR sites.
We are seeking a highly motivated, creative and collaborative individual, possessing effective communication skills. The candidate should have a proven track record of strong scientific achievement. Specific position (Principal Scientist I, II or Senior Principal Scientist) commensurate to experience and track record.
What you’ll bring to the role:
Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Systems Biology, Cancer biology, or other related fields
5+ years of post-Ph.D. experience studying cancer biology (industry or academic institution)
Strong scientific, organizational and leadership skills
Ability to leverage public and internal databases and large scale datasets
Outstanding communication and mentoring skills
Why consider Novartis?
We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you’re given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you’re empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges.
We are Novartis. Join us and help us reimagine medicine.