6000! That's the number of associates in the Novartis Institutes
for BioMedical Research (NIBR). This division is the innovation
engine of Novartis, focusing on powerful new technologies that have
the potential to help produce therapeutic breakthroughs for
The Biological Engineering and Gene Therapy group at NIBR is
working to turn the latest in leading edge gene therapy and nucleic
acid science into treatments and are looking for a Analytical
Scientist to join the team. If you are passionate about analytics
and want to apply your skills to the gene editing / nucleic acid
fields we would like to hear from you. We are seeking a creative
and skilled scientist to apply advanced analytics to innovative
nucleic acid-based therapies such as mRNA, siRNA and AAV.
What you'll be doing:
* Provide characterization and quantitative analytics expertise
to support projects from exploratory characterization through NHP
studies. * Establish and monitor specifications for various nucleic
acid and gene therapy impurities. * Evaluate and apply new assays
using a variety of analytical methods for biological, chemical and
physical characterization of AAV and therapeutic oligonucleotides
(siRNA, mRNA, anti-sense oligos). * Write experimental protocols,
internal reports and present results at meetings. * Perform
extraction and bioanalysis of AAV and oligo therapeutics from a
variety of matrices to measure biodistribution, PK, stability and
* B.S. and 5 years of experience or M.S. and 3 years of relevant
experience in analytical chemistry, molecular biology or a related
field. * In-depth experience with quantitative analytics and assay
development/optimization. * Highly proficient in LC-MS and various
types of analytical chromatography.
* Experience with common biological assays such as ELISA, PCR
and spectroscopy. * Experience with oligonucleotides
Competitive salary, annual bonus, pension scheme, share scheme,
health insurance, 25 days annual leave, flexible working
arrangements, subsidized dining facilities, employee recognition
scheme and learning and development opportunities as well.
Why consider Novartis?
769 million. That's how many lives our products touched. And
while we're proud of that fact, in this world of digital and
technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how
can we continue to improve and extend even more people's lives?
We believe the answers are found when curious, valiant 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, empowered to risk failure by taking smart
risks, and are surrounded by people who share your determination to
seek the world's toughest medical challenges.
Imagine what you could do at Novartis!
Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Novartis embraces diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion. We
are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the
patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an
inclusive work environment that cultivates bold innovation through
collaboration, and empowers our people to spark their full
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