BS/MS Senior Scientist, Immuno-Oncology Cell and Gene Therapy Group
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 331545BR
5600! That is the number of associates across the globe at the Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research (NIBR). This division is the innovation engine of Novartis, focusing on powerful new technologies that have the potential to help produce therapeutic breakthroughs for patients. We strive to make an impact on human health while making development and growth for our scientists a priority.
We are seeking a highly motivated and skilled biomedical engineer or cell therapy scientist to join the Cell and Gene Therapy group within NIBR Exploratory Immuno-Oncology and contribute to developing novel CAR-T cell therapies. You'll become a key contributor in a dynamic, multidisciplinary discovery team interrogating novel cell and gene therapy platforms and will generate data that increases our understanding of emerging CAR-T cell therapies and brings them into clinical trial. This position will be ideal for those candidates wishing to combine their interest in immuno-biology of cancer, with their strong desire to innovate and discover novel therapeutic approaches.
Key Responsibilities: * Contribute to the design and discovery of novel processes, reagents, and modalities to improve cell therapy product manufacturing and performance * Conduct detailed in vitro characterization of cell therapy products using protein and gene expression analysis * Design and execute experiments independently; accurately record, analyze, and communicate data to senior staff and team members * Work with internal and external partners to test, optimize and advance new cellular therapies into early development and Phase 1 clinical trials * Present results in team meetings and deliver presentations to both small and large groups