Senior Scientist - in-vitro radiobiology (80-100%*)

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime

Location: Basel, Switzerland

Full time, permanent, onsite, #LI-Onsite

Are you a curious, independent scientist? Do you know what is Radioligand therapy and how it can revolutionize cancer treatment? Come and join our team and together we can make a difference.

The oncology research department in Biomedical Research, the innovation engine of Novartis, is recruiting a Senior Scientist with a strong background in cellular and molecular biology to join their Oncology Translational Research group in Basel, Switzerland.

The successful candidate will carry out ground breaking research in the areas of translational/molecular oncology and radioisotope-based therapies in close collaboration with other leading research groups within Biomedical Research.

You will be responsible for the generation of high-quality data to support the progress to the clinic of innovative radioligand research programs. By using a variety of molecular and cellular biology approaches the candidate will aim to decipher the cellular mechanisms underlying the activity of radioligand conjugates. Furthermore, you will contribute to the identification of molecular predictors of response and resistance to radioisotope-based therapies, as well as to exploring combination therapy opportunities. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in DNA damage response field and in vitro radiation biology.

We seek an experienced, motivated and bold scientist wishing to continue a successful scientific career in a fast-paced drug discovery environment.

Your responsibilities will include:

• Independently design, perform and interpret in vitro experiments under the leadership of the Lab Head
• Propose experimental alternatives, explore and introduce novel technologies and approaches.
• Analyse and effectively report data, as well as presenting the data in different team meetings
• Safely and effectively work with radionuclides
• Critical reading of the literature and ability to apply it to the project.
• Closely work with multiple teams across expertise groups within Oncology
• Efficiently contribute to maintain a functional laboratory, technical equipment and tools

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