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Scientific Associate I, Oncology Research

Novartis Pharma Schweiz AG

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Scientific Associate I, Oncology Research

Job ID198046BRPosition TitleScientific Associate I, Oncology ResearchDivisionNIBRBusiness UnitOncology NIBRCountrySwitzerlandWork LocationBaselCompany/Legal EntityNovartis Pharma AGFunctional AreaResearch & DevelopmentTherapeutic/Disease AreaOncologyJob TypeFull TimeEmployment TypeRegularJob DescriptionThe Oncology Research group at Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research is recruiting for an independent scientific associate with a strong background in cellular and molecular biology to join their Drug Discovery Biology group in Basel, Switzerland.

You will be responsible for the generation of novel, high quality data to progress preclinical drug discovery programs. By using a variety of molecular and cell biology approaches you will contribute to the biological understanding of cancer targets, the development of suitable assays, the optimization and characterization of candidate therapeutics and their progression to clinical testing. While closely interacting with your Lab Head and colleagues in the group, you are expected to flexibly contribute to local and global projects as needed and to proactively share knowhow and experience across groups.

• Independently perform and interpret experiments under the leadership of a Lab Head
• Closely work with multiple teams across expertise groups within Oncology (Target Identification and Validation, Drug Discovery Biology, Cellular Assays, Enzymology and Biochemistry, Pharmacology)
• Design, interpret and consolidate/report data of the respective experiments
• Efficiently manage and maintain a functional laboratory, technical equipment and tools
Minimum requirements• MSc or BSc or qualified Lab Technician (apprenticeship/vocational training) in Cellular Biology, Molecular Biology or other relevant discipline
• Advanced/Fluent English oral and written
• Practical work experience in biomedical research from an industry or academic laboratory
• Proficient and hands-on experience in applying a wide range of cellular and molecular biological methods (in particular RNAi, qRT-PCR, cloning, cell culture, transient/stable cell line generation, immunoblotting, ELISA)
• Basic knowledge of cancer signalling/biology considered a plus
• Used to successfully working within a high productivity and quality environment
• Proven ability to effectively collaborate in an interdisciplinary team environment
• Highly collaborative and self-motivated team player
• Excellent organizational and communication skills