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Associate Expert Science and Technology

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Sep 19, 2023

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Science, Pharmaceutical
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Job Description

Millions! Novartis made a decision to pursue early discovery research internally to allow us to quickly translate the most impactful discoveries into therapeutics for millions of patients.
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Plan and support development of early and late phase NCE development for solid (tablet, capsules), liquid (solution, suspension, microemulsion), parenteral and topical dosage forms (including poorly soluble compounds).
• Plan and support entire drug product development process starting with first pre-formulation studies up to the manufacturing process transfer to production and the provision of the required documentation to allow worldwide registration
• Support development of robust formulations and processes through optimization, scale-up and validation work applying QbD principles incl. risk assessments and DoEs
• Strong scientific background wrt biopharmaceutics and its application in DP development
• Provide documentation of raw data, evaluation and contribute to interpretation of results. Provide input for the selection of next experiments.
• Communicate and address problems, perform safety and literature searches under guidance from more experienced team members.
• Meet quality, quantity and timelines in all assigned projects.
• Perform and document scientific experiments

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

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

Minimum Requirements

• Master of Science with 3+yrs of Industrial experience or PhD in Science with focus on pharmaceutical sciences and technology (e.g. Pharmacy, Chemistry).
• Awareness for safe handling of chemicals, potentially dangerous materials and equipment.
• Adequate scientific or technical knowledge in a specific area (e.g. synthetic, analytical, galenical).
• Basic knowledge in scientific/technical areas of collaboration.
• Good knowledge of laboratory and/or technical tools. Adequate knowledge of software and computer tools.
• Creative thinking and effective interdisciplinary collaboration with other functions.
• Basic presentation skills and scientific/technical writing skills.
• Good communication skills and basic organizational, planning and negotiation skills.

Why Novartis?

766 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2021, and while we’re proud of this, we know there is so much more we could do to help improve and extend people’s lives.
We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working.
We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent what's possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying!
Imagine what you could do here at Novartis!
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