Pathologist, Oncology Translational Research
Employment Type: Full-Time
The Oncology Pathology & Biomarkers group within Novartis Oncology Translational Research is recruiting a Pathologist to provide scientific and clinical expertise for informing patient selection strategies and biomarker development. You will partner across the full range of Oncology programs (small molecule, biotherapeutics and Immuno-Oncology) from target identification through late-stage clinical studies.
Your Responsibilities Will Include But Are Not Limited To:
* Provide strategic scientific and clinical input to the Oncology Pathology & Biomarkers group and project teams locally and internationally.
* Work closely with research and clinical project teams (Scientists and Physician-Scientists) to design and interpret slide and human tissue-based experiments; evaluate biomarkers in human and xenograft samples via techniques such as IHC, ISH, IF, LCM, and protein assays.
* Lead scientific associates to design and conduct experiments, and to interpret and challenge experimental results.
* Network internally and externally with other pathologists, clinicians and scientists on project activities.
* Engage in independent research with colleagues across Oncology Translational Research and broader Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research Disease Areas and Translational Medicine groups.
* Author internal reports and presentations.
* Champion writings of external publications and patent applications.
* Conduct and supervise your lab to ensure compliance with Novartis guidelines and policies.
What You Will Bring To The Role:
* MD or MD/PhD with formal training in anatomic pathology. Or, DVM/PhD with significant clinical expertise. PhD-level research experience in pathology, molecular genetics, immunology or related field.
* Experience working with physician-scientists and clinical teams, involving patient selection, biomarker strategies, and other relevant clinical trial activities.
* Successful generation and implementation of new translational research approaches.
* Demonstrated expertise in tissue-based analyses, such as interpretation of IHC, interpretation of tissue microarrays, and image analysis.
* Working knowledge of DNA/RNA based methodologies for tissue-based analysis is preferred.
* Used to working with a range of different cultures and thinking styles in a matrix environment.
* Demonstrated success in supervising and mentoring scientific/technical teams and/or individuals.
* Collaborative, innovative, self-directed, with outstanding teamwork and communication skills.
WHY CONSIDER NOVARTIS?
799 million. That's how many lives our products touched in 2019. And while we're proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people's lives?
We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you're given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you're empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you're surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world's toughest medical challenges.
Imagine what you could do at Novartis!
Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Novartis embraces diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion. 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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