Opening For Lab Head - Basel

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Amar Annamalai
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Opening For Lab Head - Basel

 A global healthcare leader, Novartis has one of the most exciting product pipelines in the industry today. A pipeline of innovative medicines brought to life by diverse, talented, performance driven people. All of which makes us one of the most rewarding employers in our field.
The Oncology research department at Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research (NIBR) in Basel, Switzerland, is looking for a Science and results-driven and highly creative PhD-qualified scientist to join a dynamic team of highly-qualified scientists, playing a key role in shaping the future portfolio and developing novel therapies to cure cancer.
You will be responsible for the efficient leadership and development of a diverse team of scientific associates working towards the identification and validation of novel cancer drug targets and elucidating mechanisms of action at the cellular and molecular level as well as bringing new targets into our world leading oncology portfolio.
• PhD in Biology, Molecular/Cellular biology or another relevant Life Science discipline
• Successfully completed post-doctoral training in the Oncology field, with a strong publication track record
• Science-driven and highly collaborative personality with proficient reasoning skills in experimental design, data analysis and interpretation
• Significant experience leading biomedical research projects in industry or an academic environment
• Proven leadership experience, the ability to coach and mentor a research lab to high performance and quality standards
• Demonstrated team player skills and demonstrated ability to successfully interact within a multidisciplinary matrix environment
• Able to create a connected research community seeking answers around the world
• Encouraging a culture of curiosity and challenge as well as interaction among diverse specialists that help see key scientific questions from new and unexpected perspectives
• Expert theoretical and practical knowledge of state-of-the-art, cutting-edge experimental systems in cancer-relevant molecular and cellular biology
• Fundamental bioinformatics skills
• Experience in somatic gene targeting techniques as well as exposure to screening approaches/technologies are advantageous
• Used to work in a high volume, high productivity and quality environment
• Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and demonstrated ability to present experimental data to diverse audiences
• Fluency in English (oral/written) Our people With more than 6,000 scientists, physicians and business professionals around the world, we have an open, entrepreneurial and innovative culture that encourages collaboration as we work to push the boundaries of science to change the practice of medicine.
NIBR focuses on the following disease areas:
• Cardiovascular & Metabolic Diseases
• Gastrointestinal Disease
• Infectious Diseases
• Musculoskeletal Diseases
• Neuroscience
• Oncology
• Ophthalmology
• Respiratory Diseases
NIBR has built expertise around several key technology competencies. Each competency combines automation and robotics, computational science, biology and irreplaceable drug discovery knowledge. By building expertise around key technologies, it can be more effectively applied across diseases that share similar mechanisms.
• Analytical Sciences
• Biologics
• Biomarker Development
• Chemistry
• Developmental and Molecular Pathways
• Drug Metabolism & Pharmacokinetics
• Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation Developing advanced technologies, ranging from cellular genomics and proteomics to combinatorial chemistry and structural biology
• Imaging
• Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics
• Preclinical Safety
• Proteomic Chemistry
• Translational Medicine
NIBR has locations in:
• Basel, Switzerland
• Cambridge, MA
• East Hanover, NJ
• Emeryville, CA (SF Bay Area)
• San Diego, CA
• Shanghai, China
• Sienna, Italy
• Singapore
• Zurich (ESBATech)
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