Senior Scientist, Protein Sciences
Company: Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Posted on: June 1, 2021
1.2 million patients benefited from Novartis Oncology
therapeutics in 2020. Help us reach more patients by joining the
Oncology Drug Discovery group, an early stage drug discovery team
focused on understanding and exploiting the molecular mechanisms of
novel cancer targets for the discovery, characterization and
optimization of Oncology therapeutics. We are seeking a highly
motivated, creative and collaborative protein scientist to join our
team in a hands-on role to discover the next generation of
innovative cancer treatments.
Your Responsibilities Will Include But Are Not Limited To:
- Engineering, production and characterization of a diverse set
of proteins for use in biochemical/biophysical assays and
- Development and implementation of emerging technologies with an
emphasis on tools and techniques for generating proteins, peptides,
nucleic acid and multi-protein complexes for use in drug
- Experimental design and analysis, interpretation,
documentation, and presentation of data to the BC group and
multidisciplinary project teams
- Contribution to group organization, productivity, and expertise
through collaboration and idea exchange
- Mentoring/training of other group members on new techniques or
What You Will Bring To The Role:
- MS or BA/BS in Molecular biology, Biochemistry, Enzymology,
Biochemical engineering or a related field with 5+ years or a Ph.D.
in relevant field with 0-3 years of industry experience.
- Required: Experience with protein engineering or rational
design of recombinant proteins along with protein expression,
purification and characterization techniques (for example SEC-MALs,
DSF, DLS, SDS-Page etc.)
- Knowledge of FPLC (AKTA) systems and purification with
different chromatography methods such as affinity, IEX and SEC
- Preferred: Experience using high throughput methods for protein
library generation and/or the purification/characterization of
- An interest in understanding protein structure and function
relationships, protein-protein or protein-ligand binding
interactions, PTM effects and enzyme mechanisms related to cancer
therapeutics Demonstrated ability to analyze, interpret, and
present data in a clear manner and use data to generate new
- An excellent team-player with strong communication skills and a
willingness to mentor others.
WHY CONSIDER NOVARTIS?
799 million. That's how many lives our products touched in 2019.
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, 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
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 workplace that cultivates bold innovation through
collaboration, and empowers our people to unleash their full
Join our Novartis Network: If this role is not suitable to your
experience or career goals but you wish to stay connected to learn
more about Novartis and our career opportunities, join the Novartis
Network here: https://talentnetwork.novartis.com/network
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