Recent Master Cell Line Screening and Development

Closing date
Mar 28, 2023

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Job Description

20 years of untapped data waiting for the right person to find the next breakthrough in innovative medicines.
This Postgraduate role will support our innovation pipeline in the NIBR Biologics Center (NBC) contributing to the development of best-in-class manufacturing cell lines for the production of Biologics e.g. multispecific proteins.

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Generate stable, transgenic producer cell lines including CHO
• Perform state-of-the-art cell line engineering activities
• Design and molecular cloning of DNA vectors and genetic elements
• Perform characterization experiments on engineered cells including upstream production processes and genetic characterization on DNA and RNA samples
• Document experiments using electronic lab book and according to line function requirements
• Analyze and collect experimental data & present scientific interpretation in internal meetings

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:
• Recent Master graduate with a Degree in Biotechnology, Biology or Biochemistry
• Strong experience in mammalian (suspension) cell culture
• Experience in DNA vector design & cloning and cell & genome engineering
• Good experience and understanding of molecular biological methods
• Proficient in English (written and spoken)

Desirable requirements:
• Experience in microscopy and flow cytometry
• Knowledge in NGS
• Knowledge of data analysis software

Please submit a cover letter that includes your motivation for the position and from when you will be available. Thank you.

Start date: 15th June 2023
Duration: 6 months

Why consider Novartis?
799 million. That’s how many lives our products touched in 2019. And while we’re proud of that, 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 empowered to ask new questions, make bolder decisions and take smarter risks.

We are Novartis. Join us and help reimagine medicine.

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