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Research Scientist - Veterinary Medicine

Company: Novartis Group Companies
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: March 30, 2024

Job Description:





391918BR







Research Scientist - Veterinary Medicine







USA



About the role

Onsite, Cambridge

About the role
Veterinary Medicine (VM), as a function of Comparative Medicine (CM), provides high quality veterinary care to laboratory animals enrolled in studies in various disease area teams within BR.

VM is looking for the ideal candidate to fill a veterinary technical position responsible for maintaining the health and welfare of laboratory animals and supporting research by triaging emergencies, treating common clinical conditions in laboratory animals, and recognizing study-related clinical trends. This position will closely collaborate with the CM organization and NIBR disease area teams within our multi-building, multi-discipline, multi-species research program.

Your Key Responsibilities:
* Principally responsible for daily, hands-on veterinary care and providing support/treatments (i.e., rounds, rechecks, health assessments, execution of treatment plans, etc.) under direction of senior VM associates and/or veterinarian(s).
* Routinely responsible for ensuring compliance with all institutional and regulatory protocols, policies, and guidelines.
* Routinely responsible for assisting with the veterinary program requirements.
* Responsible for pursing continuous learning/professional development opportunities and enhancing/expanding skill set as time allows.
* Other duties and responsibilities as may be required.









EEO Statement

We are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.

Accessibility and Reasonable Accommodations: Individuals in need of a reasonable accommodation due to a medical condition or disability for any part of the application process, or to perform the essential functions of a position, please let us know the nature of your request, your contact information and the job requisition number in your message:

  • Novartis: e-mail us.reasonableaccommodations@novartis.com or call +1 (877)395-2339
  • Sandoz: e-mail reasonable.accommodations@sandoz.com or call: +1-609-422-4098



    Role Requirements

    * Completion of 2-year degree in related field required; completion of 4-year degree in related field preferred.
    * Prior in vivo experience required. Prior experience with rodents preferred. The hiring level of the position will be commensurate with prior experience.
    * AALAS certification, i.e., ALAT, LAT, LATG, preferred and/or pursued after start of position.
    * Basic mathematics and compound dose/volume administration calculation skills required.
    * Comfort and proficiency in written and direct oral communication and data documentation skills required.
    * Working knowledge of federal, state, and local laws pertaining to maintenance of research animals in a laboratory environment, i.e., the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, USDA Animal Welfare Act, preferred.
    * Willingness to participate in split shift work, i.e., T-Sa working schedule, required.
    * Willingness to participate in changes to the defined split shift schedule required.
    * Availability for weekend, holiday, closures, and inclement weather coverage required.

    Why Novartis: Helping people with disease and their families takes more than innovative science. It takes a community of smart, passionate people like you. Collaborating, supporting and inspiring each other. Combining to achieve breakthroughs that change patients' lives. Ready to create a brighter future together? https://www.novartis.com/about/strategy/people-and-culture

    Benefits and Rewards: Read our handbook to learn about all the ways we'll help you thrive personally and professionally: https://www.novartis.com/careers/benefits-rewards

    Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion: 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 other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.

    Novartis Compensation and Benefit Summary: The pay range for this position at commencement of employment is expected to be between $69,300-$103,900/year; however, while salary ranges are effective from 1/1/24 through 12/31/24, fluctuations in the job market may necessitate adjustments to pay ranges during this period. Further, final pay determinations will depend on various factors, including, but not limited to geographical location, experience level, knowledge, skills, and abilities. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including a sign-on bonus, restricted stock units, and discretionary awards in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits (including 401(k) eligibility and various paid time off benefits, such as vacation, sick time, and parental leave), dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment. If hired, employee will be in an "at-will position" and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

    Join our Novartis Network: Not the right Novartis role for you? Sign up to our talent community to stay connected and learn about suitable career opportunities as soon as they come up: https://talentnetwork.novartis.com/network



    Division

    Biomedical Research



    Business Unit

    Strategy, Portfolio & Operations



    Work Location

    Cambridge, MA



    Company/Legal Entity

    NIBRI



    Functional Area

    Research & Development



    Job Type

    Full Time



    Employment Type

    Regular



    Shift Work

    No



    Early Talent

    Yes



Keywords: Novartis Group Companies, Cambridge , Research Scientist - Veterinary Medicine, Healthcare , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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