BS/MS Research Associate: Oncology Molecular Pharmacology - SANDOZ - Cambridge - Wizbii

BS/MS Research Associate: Oncology Molecular Pharmacology

  • Cambridge (United Kingdom)

Job description

Job Description

Novartis Institute of Biomedical Research is seeking an expert in the application of new and innovative technologies in cell biology to cancer drug discovery
We are looking for a talented and highly motivated scientist who is passionate about joining an organization supporting multiple project teams in developing, optimizing and executing cell based assays to enable the discovery of new oncology drugs.
The successful candidate will have demonstrated the ability to design and execute sophisticated cell based assays that inform drug discovery and/or basic biology. The candidate must be able to troubleshoot various cell based assays in low and high content modalities, and perform basic data analysis on small to medium scale datasets using standard analysis tools. The applicant must be independent in thought and results driven while possessing strong and positive communication and team skills. The position requires significant interaction with people of varying scientific backgrounds, approaches and skill sets. A passion for lab work, data analysis and reporting excellence is a must. Expertise with assay development in multiwell formats (96w, 384w), automation and liquid handling platforms is a plus.
Posting Title

BS/MS Research Associate: Oncology Molecular Pharmacology

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Minimum requirements

• BS/MS Degree in a biology or biochemistry related field
• Experience in oncology preferred
• 3+ years of Biology/Biochemistry bench work experience
• Good computer skills (particularly Spotfire, MS Excel, Powerpoint, Sharepoint)
• Familiar with dose response curve fitting software programs
• Hands-on experience with cellular assay development
• Hands-on experience with automation and cell imaging equipment management a plus
• Highly self-motivated, collaborative team worker with exceptional organizational skills.
Job Type

Full Time

Work Location

Cambridge, MA
Functional Area

Research & Development

Business Unit

Oncology NIBR
Employment Type

Company/Legal Entity

EEO Statement

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.

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