385408BR
Feb 05, 2024
USA

About the Role

Come join Novartis Biomedical Research as a Discovery Postdoctoral Fellow and contribute to tackling one of the most pressing challenges in Oncology – tumor resistance.

Biomedical Research is the innovation engine of Novartis. We collaborate across scientific and organizational boundaries, with a focus on powerful new technologies that have the potential to help produce therapeutic breakthroughs for patients.

We invite applications for a Discovery Postdoctoral Fellow to join our dynamic research team at Novartis. This position offers an outstanding opportunity to delve into the intriguing world of KRAS biology and the mechanisms of tumor resistance. The ideal candidate will be an ambitious researcher, eager to expand their knowledge and skills while contributing to our understanding of KRAS-driven malignancies.

Key Responsibilities:

Interpret biological responses to KRAS inhibitors, focusing on adaptation, clonal evolution, and residual disease.
Develop and analyze mouse models for studying the biology of KRAS and its role in cancer.
Innovate therapeutic strategies aimed at managing minimal residual disease in KRAS-driven models.

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

We are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.

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Role Requirements

What You'll Bring to the Role:

* Ph.D., M.D./Ph.D. in Molecular or Cellular Biology or a related subject area.
* A record of academic excellence, evidenced by publications, awards, fellowships, etc.
* A strong independent thinker with a focus on discovery and problem-solving, and a keen curiosity about the biological sciences.
* Strong organizational skills, dedication to conducting research of the highest quality, and a keen learner's attitude.
* Hands-on in vivo experience with mouse models is beneficial.
* Familiarity with standard molecular and cell biology techniques.
* Experience in functional genetic screening, transcriptomic profiling methods, and data analysis would be advantageous, but not mandatory as training in these areas is provided.
* Ability to work both independently and in a collaborative team environment, encouraging productive research collaborations.
* Excellent communication and presentation skills.

How to apply:

* Please submit a cover letter and CV
* One-page description of your research accomplishments to date
* Contact information for 2 references

For more information about our postdoctoral program, please visit: https://www.novartis.com/careers/postdoc-program

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

You’ll receive:

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


Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion / EEO:

The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.

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The pay rate for this position at commencement of employment is expected to be $75,000 per year; however, base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including a sign-on bonus, restricted stock units, and discretionary awards in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits (including 401(k) eligibility and various paid time off benefits, such as vacation, sick time, and parental leave), dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment. If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors. #PDX

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Biomedical Research
Oncology NIBR
USA
Cambridge, MA
Research & Development
Full Time
Regular
No
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385408BR

Discovery Postdoctoral Fellow - KRAS Biology

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