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Senior Scientist I

Company: Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

6,000! That's the number of associates with 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 patients.

The Senior Scientist I is a highly technical, specialized professional position responsible for organizing and driving on study surgical collaboration and leading surgical trainings. High quality and consistent outcome on surgeries, clear and decisive surgical training, and study design/implementation with research staff within our multi-building, multi-discipline research program are accomplished. Supplemental tasks in assisting the Manager, study design & operational implementation, and other delegated programmatic oversight duties as specified are performed.

Your responsibilities will include, but not limited to;

  • Principally responsible for daily, hands-on technical in vivo surgical collaboration (i.e. on study surgeon).
  • Often responsible for daily, in vivo surgical training (i.e. provide surgical training to trainee)
  • Often responsible for quality control and team development
  • Routinely responsible for managing assigned surgical collaboration and liaising regularly with assigned research department personnel
  • Routinely responsible for pursuing and providing learning/professional development opportunities, enhancing/expanding skill set, and reviewing LAS SOPs/techniques
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with all institutional and regulatory protocols, policies, and guidelines
  • Other duties and responsibilities as may be required.


What you'll bring to the role;

  • 4-year Science degree, or an equivalent combination of experience along with higher education are required.
  • Minimum of 7+ experience in a surgical skills tract laboratory animal program required.
  • LATg Certification desirable or pursued after start.
  • Excellent mathematic & compound dose/volume administration calculation skills.
  • Superior written and oral communication and data documentation skills required.
  • Strong knowledge of applicable scientific areas of focus.
  • Working knowledge of federal, state, local (Animal Welfare) laws, Departmental SOP's and Good Laboratory Practices.
  • Thorough understanding and comprehension of operational facts, techniques, nomenclature, equipment, theories, etc. as they relate specifically to job performance function in the laboratory animal research environment.

799 million. That's how many lives our products touch. 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 challenges.

We are Novartis. Join us and help us reimagine medicine.

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 potential.

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:

Keywords: Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Cambridge , Senior Scientist I, Other , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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