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Senior Scientist – Discovery Biology, Flow Cytometry Expertise



Full Time

On Site


Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Job Description

4 million people die from chronic lung diseases each year. The Respiratory Diseases therapeutic area at the Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research seeks to better understand these diseases and ultimately discover and develop transformative new medicines to treat lung diseases. Are you a motivated scientist who wants to be part of the Disease Area X team, responsible for bringing forward the newest medicines targeted to treat chronic fibrotic lung diseases?

We are seeking a creative and collaborative scientist who will leverage their deep expertise of flow cytometry as a key member of a dynamic, interdisciplinary drug discovery team to enable the progression of drug candidates to the clinic. Applying technical and scientific expertise in immunophenotyping, you will be responsible for generating, analyzing and reviewing high-dimensional flow cytometry data to inform critical decisions in drug discovery projects.

Your responsibilities will include:

- Establishing multicolor (10+) flow cytometry assays for immunophenotyping multiple tissues to determine the suitability of drug candidates to be progressed through project pipelines

- Developing and employing novel flow cytometry-based approaches to identify and profile new drug targets in support of multiple preclinical research programs

- Being a key scientific and technical member of an interdisciplinary drug discovery team who is prepared to handle multiple tasks efficiently and work to help create solutions and troubleshoot problems as they emerge