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Biomarker Expert in Translational Medicine - Head of Laboratory

Novartis Pharma Schweiz AG

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Biomarker Expert in Translational Medicine - Head of Laboratory

Job ID 215255BR Position Title Biomarker Expert in Translational Medicine - Head of Laboratory Division NIBR Business Unit Translational Medicine Country Switzerland Work Location Basel Company/Legal Entity Novartis Pharma AG Functional Area Research & Development Job Type Full Time Employment Type Regular Job Description BioMarker Development is currently searching for a senior and highly motivated Scientist to join the Molecular and Cellular Sciences group.

You will:
• Drive the definition of a robust biomarker strategy in partnership with disease area and Translational Medicine experts; act as a biomarker expert for multidisciplinary project team
• Be accountable for the execution of the biomarker plan and the successful implementation of internal and external biomarker activities to support clinical studies
• Drive the scientific and technical development, implementation and clinical fit-for-purpose validation of soluble biomarker
• Ensure that high quality data are available for and aligned with clinical decision points
• Drive the identification, development and application of new biomarkers modalities and innovative technologies to overcome existing limitations
• Ensure quality and timelines of deliverables
• Manage activities and supervise laboratory in compliance with Novartis guidelines and Good Clinical Practice
Minimum requirements • PhD in Biology, Biochemistry or Pharmacology
• Postdoctoral fellowship completed and industry experience (2+ year) heading a drug discovery or other research related laboratory
• Demonstrate in-depth knowledge and expertise in ligand binding assay and/or Mass Spectrometry
• Knowledge of the overall drug development process and of the applicable regulatory requirements in early clinical trial settings
• Fluent in English, written and spoken
• Ability to communicate effectively with excellent internal and external communication and presentations skills
• Excellent leadership skills, successfully proven in project team settings