Principal Scientist - Drug Discovery Glomerulonephritis (80-100%*)

Updated: 13 days ago
Job Type: FullTime

What you will bring to the role:

• A PhD and/or MD degree with Postdoctoral experience and a minimum of three years of research in renal biology and/or immunology, preferably in the pharmaceutical / biotechnology industry or academia.

• In-depth knowledge of pathophysiology of autoimmune and inflammatory glomerular diseases, especially around the role of pathogenic autoantibodies in disease i.e. expert in B cell biology, immune complex mediated renal diseases, autoantibody mediated effector function and inflammatory pathways in renal diseases.

• A track record of leading drug discovery projects and working alongside disease areas specialists to bring mechanistic target biology and target validation understanding for renal diseases.

• A proven scientific impact on innovation through a solid publication track record and strong external scientific network with academic experts.

• Excellent oral and written English communication skills, with an ability to effectively interact with people in a dynamic matrix environment, both internally and externally

• Experience in leading and mentoring associates and cross-functional teams

Why Novartis:
Our purpose is to reimagine medicine to improve and extend people’s lives and our vision is to become the most valued and trusted medicines company in the world. How can we achieve this? With our people. It is our associates that drive us each day to reach our ambitions. Be a part of this mission and join us!

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*Restrictions on working flexibility may apply to this position and can be discussed at interview as required

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