1 purpose! Novartis expands its early development and innovative CAR-T cell therapy capabilities for making personalized medicine accessible to more patients in need. Our therapies are being developed as transformative treatments with life-saving potential for various hematological malignancies and other oncological diseases. We look to be bold with purpose, as we reimagine medicine and lead the way in advancing scientific breakthroughs for patients.
The Principal Scientist, Novel Analytics will be a major contributor to pipeline development and implementation of novel platforms for our Cell and Gene Therapy products. As a member of a high performing CAR-T team within the Technical Research and Development organization, the successful candidate will own current and future development projects and contribute to interdisciplinary work across the broader CGT organization. The individual will build strong relationships with multiple functions and will interact regularly with CART development teams in NIBR. The candidate should have extensive knowledge and hands-on experience in advanced analytical technologies, oncology and immunotherapy. This position requires strong leadership and management skills, prior experience in fast-paced laboratories and expertise in transcriptomics and immune cell profiling.
Major Accountabilities: *Identify, develop and validate novel biomarker assays and new GMP-compliant methodologies that enable multiplexing and rapid turnaround times *Independently design, plan and perform complex assays using sequencing, multi-color flow cytometry and potency assays *Actively keeps a breast with the latest advances in next-generation technologies for cell and gene therapy *Drive project timelines and deliverables while meeting internal quality and data integrity requirements *Implement resolution to technical challenges, communicate effectively and present complex data at internal and cross-functional meetings *Author and/or review method development reports, SOPs, validation reports and technical documents for regulatory filings *Work according to appropriate SOPs, GMP, GLP, QM, HSE, ISEC and Novartis Guidelines and Code of Conduct.