Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research (NIBR) Autoimmunity, Transplantation & Inflammation (ATI) Disease Area is a group of more than 200 scientists using a diverse array of approaches and cutting-
edge technology to develop drugs that improve the lives of individuals suffering from immune-mediated and inflammatory diseases.
ATI is seeking an innovative and highly motivated senior scientist to initiate and guide research projects focusing on sterile inflammation and innate immunity with the aim to discover novel therapies for autoimmune and inflammatory diseases.
Head a state-of-the-art laboratory
Be a member of / eventually lead cross-functional project teams
Use biochemical techniques to identify and profile drug candidates for relevant molecular targets, and investigate their mechanism of action
Involved in early drug discovery activities up to clinical proof-of-concept studies in patients. You will have access to a broad spectrum of skill sets by collaborating with chemists, immunologists, clinicians and technology experts.
We encourage that your scientific work will continue to result in impactful publications in peer-reviewed journals.
PhD with a strong background in biochemistry
Several years of post-doctoral training
Experience in enzyme kinetics and good knowledge of cellular / molecular immunology will be a strong asset
Experience as an independent research scientist in an academic setting and / or in the pharmaceutical / biotech sector
Significant scientific accomplishments and successful collaborations documented by publications in high-impact journals
Recognized success in independently initiating and leading projects
Proven track record of leadership, strategic thinking, creativity, and risk taking
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Fluent in English (oral and written)