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Job ID 220124BR Position Title Lab Head - DNA Encoded Library (DEL) Technology Division NIBR Business Unit CBT - NIBR Country Switzerland Work Location Basel Company/Legal Entity Novartis Pharma AG Functional Area Research & Development Job Type Full Time Employment Type Regular Job Description We are looking for an innovative and highly motivated Scientist (Investigator level) for our interdisciplinary DNA encoded library (DEL) biology team (at NIBR/Chemical Biology & Therapeutics).
We offer the opportunity to participate in a multidisciplinary team impacting global lead discovery projects with our cutting-edge DEL screening platform; including technology innovation projects.
You will head a state-of-the-art research laboratory and work within cross-functional project teams to identify suitable lead candidates for various therapeutic applications. Minimum requirements Prerequisite is very strong know-how and experience in molecular biology, biochemistry, bioanalysis, and lead finding assay technologies.
A scientific background in library-based display technologies (e.g. mRNA or phage display) is required; strong DEL science specialization and knowledge in Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) are highly advantageous.
You have a PhD with Postdoctoral Fellowship completed, experience as an independent research scientist in an academic setting and/or in the pharmaceutical/biotech sector plus a track record of scientific accomplishments demonstrated by publications in peer-reviewed journals or presentations at scientific meetings.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, flexibility, and interest in interdisciplinary projects.
The ability to quickly adapt to scientific challenges and to find adequate solutions, creativity and outside the box thinking.
Proven track record of strategic thinking and leadership skills.
Excellent knowledge of MS Office, visualization tools like Spotfire, professional statistics and fluent in English (oral and written; German and/or French are advantageous).