Senior Scientist I/II Regenerative Medicine Novartis NIBR San Diego

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Senior Scientist I/II Regenerative Medicine Novartis NIBR San Diego

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4 FDA approved drugs; 15+ clinical candidates; 400+ patents; 20 years of GNF history! For over 21 years, the Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation (GNF) has been doing cutting-edge innovative drug discovery for Novartis global research organization, the Novartis Institute for BioMedical Research (NIBR).

This position provides an excellent opportunity for a highly self-motivated and results-driven individual to join a team investigating novel approaches for tissue regeneration. The ideal candidate will become a key individual contributor in a dynamic and multidisciplinary team consisting of local and global colleagues.

Your responsibilities:
• Design, implement and validate complex human in vitro models using primary cells and iPSCs.
• Employ genomic approaches such as RNAi and CRISPR/Cas9 for target identification and validation
• Document, analyze and interpret experiments
• Skilled collaboration across project team labs, building new network connections within existing project teams to achieve project goals.
• Present results within a multi-disciplinary team environment




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San Diego, CA

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Research & Development

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Full Time

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What you will bring to the role:
• BS/MS in life sciences discipline with at least 8+ years laboratory experience in primary cell culture, assay development and target ID
• Ability to multitask, independently analyze multi-parametric data and prioritize efforts along several lines of inquiry
• Experience with genomic manipulation of IPSCs or primary cells desirable
• Organized and goal-oriented, with the ability to work in a multidisciplinary team
• Excellent written and oral communication skills

Why consider Novartis?

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.