Principal Scientist II, Future Precision Medicine

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POST DATE 8/17/2016
END DATE 10/26/2016

Novartis Oncology Cambridge, MA

Cambridge, MA
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)


Serves as a technical leader responsible for technical development of a nucleic acid testing (NAT) based diagnostic programs. Accountable for all study/ project /lab activities in area of responsibility and ensure the milestones are achieved to meet program objectives. Works with internal and/or external cross-functional teams and drive the technical strategies and approaches. May supervise bench scientists if applicable. Contributes to overall department goals. • Works with internal and external cross-functional teams to develop product requirements, technical and regulatory strategies, project plans and leads/drives assay/product development activities. br br • Leads/oversees technical development activities of an assay development team, maintains detailed project development schedule, and is accountable for timely delivery of technical milestones for a diagnostic/assay development project br br • Oversees studies and assigns specific projects to subordinates; establishes target dates and priorities. Coordinates study activities with intra- and interdisciplinary departmental groups. br br • Effectively impacts collaborations by leading activities across functional sites/areas; manages and resolve issues with external collaborations and vendors if needed br br • Accountable for identifying and completion of all technical documents required for various stages of product development and for regulatory submissions br br • Manages lab/assigned area and assures quality of raw data according to the appropriate SOP, GLP, GMP guidelines in compliance with Novartis guidelines. br br b EEO Statement /b br The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. br