Scientist - In Vivo Model Development job in San Diego
|Employer:|| Novartis Pharmaceuticals|
|Category:||Research and Development|
|Job Type:||Full Time|
A Scientist position is available for a highly motivated individual interested in evaluating novel target biology with an emphasis in in vivo model development at the Genomic Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation (GNF, Novartis). |
The position will join a fast-paced research group that seeks to establish in vivo models to study disease mechanisms and develop novel therapeutics in multiple disease areas including regenerative medicine, immune-oncology and metabolic disease.
The successful candidate has demonstrated extensive expertise in in vivo techniques and is able to assist in the design, execution and analysis of various projects.
The Scientist's main responsibilities will include planning, designing, running and analyzing mouse and rat models in order to provide key in vivo resource to validate novel targets.
The ideal candidate possesses knowledge of various mouse and rat models in numerous disease indications, with particular emphasis in the field of Oncology.
The Scientist will independently perform experiments and procedures with a high degree of complexity, demonstrating expertise with a wide range of techniques.
The Scientist will independently interpret results in addition to designing and planning follow-up studies.
She/he should have outstanding oral and written communication skills and clearly present results in regular lab/unit meetings as well as for other parties as needed.
The ideal candidate is industrious, flexible, and highly collaborative, with experience training fellow scientists.•BS/MS in biology/ chemistry or pharmacology with at least 10 years of relevant experience in in vivo pharmacology
•Proficiency in basic in vivo biology including mouse handling, IP, IV, SC, PO dosing, general husbandry/ health monitoring and high standards of compliance when working with animals
•Proficient in experimental design, execution, and interpretation
•Knowledge of mouse syngeneic tumor models is desirable
•Flexibility and willingness to assist with projects of various disease indication and with multiple contributing scientists
•Positive attitude and outlook on learning new models, taking risks with novel ideas and working with many different scientists with diverse backgrounds
•Knowledge of pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic properties of small molecules and biologics in rodents