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Medicinal Chemist (Principal Scientist) (347170BR)





Emeryville, California, United States

Job Description One Global Discovery Chemistry community, working across seven disease areas at the Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research (NIBR), is seeking a highly talented and motivated medicinal chemist to join our Global Discovery Chemistry Department in Emeryville, CA.

Here, we value your ideas, personal growth, and career aspirations; you will be surrounded by and learn from curious colleagues across multiple disciplines; you will have opportunities to explore the power of cutting-edge science and technology; you will be empowered to take smart risks and to use your creativity and resourcefulness to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges.

Here's what a successful candidate looks like for this role:

(1) insightful, collaborative, and decisive innovators, (2) champions of diverse ways of thinking, (3) able to motivate and lead creative and curious lab-based scientists, and (4) dynamic individuals with high learning agility.

Your core responsibilities include:

•Application of experience and knowledge to solve difficult synthetic challenges and provide useful guidance to other chemists in the department locally and for NIBR globally.

•Executing experiments and interpretation of complex data to draw logical and innovative conclusions, connecting and enabling work of other team members and/or relevant collaborators

•Utilization of results to develop research proposals, identify trends, and recommend changes in the scope of work or termination of projects

•Further development of people leadership skills to help drive project strategy and provide insightful guidance to tackle medicinal chemistry problems