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Senior Scientist - Genetically Engineered Models (80-100%*)

Summary

Location: Basel, Switzerland Full time, onsite, #LI-onsite This role is a highly technical and a specialized professional position responsible for collaborating with multi-discipline research programs by providing high quality & consistent coordination of breeding activities in the field of genetically engineered models (GEM's).

About the Role

Novartis' Biomedical Research division is our Innovation engine. We have bold objectives to transform the lives of millions of people living with diseases and conditions and unmet medical needs We currently have an opportunity for a Breeding Coordinator (Senior Scientist I) to join us and contribute in making a real impact to patient lives.

This role is a highly technical and a specialized professional position responsible for collaborating with multi-discipline research programs by providing high quality & consistent coordination of breeding activities in the field of genetically engineered models (GEM's).

Your responsibilities will include:

• Ensure state-of-the-art coordination of GEM's breeding activities with highest ethical and technical standards - "breeding for purpose"

• Plan, implement and track breeding activities for various types of GEM's, from early-stage Animal Engineering projects to large production projects, both internally and at 3rd parties (CRO's)

• Previous experience in Animal Engineering (e.g. in model design and genetic characterization of founder animals) would be advantageous

• Closely and independently interact with scientists, located at all global Novartis sites, to advise on and plan breeding strategies

• Closely interact with colleagues from the genotyping and embryology laboratories to ensure timely availability of genotyping data and to initiate cryopreservation and storage of GEM's

• Responsible for pursuing continuous learning/professional development opportunities, enhancing/expanding skill set, and reviewing CM techniques and processes

• Conduct presentations of data and results to the GEM's team and Novartis project teams

Role Requirements :

What you'll bring to the role:

• Bachelor or Master degree with a focus on genetics and with completed education as in-vivo laboratory technician (LTK 1 or equivalent), OR animal caretaker with profound experience in GEM's breeding. (Please note that we do not require a PhD level candidate for this position at this time).

• Minimum 7 - 8 years of experience in a GEM's breeding program required, experience in overseeing activities at CRO's would be beneficial

• Good understanding of genetics and ability to plan complex breeding schemes involving GEM's lines carrying multiple genetic modifications, as well as the corresponding project management expertise

• Superior written and oral communication and data documentation skills required

• Strong commitment to animal welfare, team player, detail-oriented

• Fluent in English

Why Novartis:

Our purpose is to reimagine medicine to improve and extend people's lives and our vision is to become the most valued and trusted medicines company in the world. How can we achieve this? With our people. It is our associates that drive us each day to reach our ambitions. Be a part of this mission and join us!

Learn more here: https://www.novartis.com/about/strategy/people and culture

We offer plentiful benefits, state-of-the art facilities and helpful resources - all designed to help you thrive personally as well as professionally. You can find everything you need to know about our benefits and rewards in the Novartis Life Handbook. https://www.novartis.com/careers/benefits rewards

Join our Novartis Network: If this role is not suitable to your experience or career goals but you wish to stay connected to hear more about Novartis and our career opportunities, join the Novartis Network here: https://talentnetwork.novartis.com/network

*Restrictions on working flexibility may apply to this position and can be discussed at interview as required

Accessibility and accommodation

Novartis is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to all individuals. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the recruitment process, or in order to receive more detailed information about the essential functions of a position, please send an e-mail to inclusion.switzerland@novartis.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please include the job requisition number in your message.

Why Novartis: Helping people with disease and their families takes more than innovative science. It takes a community of smart, passionate people like you. Collaborating, supporting and inspiring each other. Combining to achieve breakthroughs that change patients' lives. Ready to create a brighter future together? https://www.novartis.com/about/strategy/people-and-culture

Join our Novartis Network: Not the right Novartis role for you? Sign up to our talent community to stay connected and learn about suitable career opportunities as soon as they come up: https://talentnetwork.novartis.com/network

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Senior Scientist - Genetically Engineered Models (80-100%*)

Basel
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Veröffentlicht am 08.06.2024

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