Intern, Analytical Chemistry

San Diego, CA, US
Oct 13, 2020
Biotech Beach
Required Education
Position Type
Full time

Ready to join a team committed to developing and commercializing gene therapies for patients and families devastated by rare neurological genetic diseases? Since 2013, Novartis Gene Therapies (formerly AveXis) has had one focus: bringing change to those devastated by genetic diseases.

The Novartis Gene Therapies culture embraces this mission. As a compassionate and dedicated team, we are enthusiastic about the science behind our work and finding answers to difficult questions. We are dedicated to communities affected by rare diseases, and these patients and families are the motivation for everything we do.

We have built a team with exceptional depth of experience, unified by a common vision; to develop gene therapies with the potential to positively impact the lives of the patients and families devastated by rare and life-threatening neurological genetic diseases. Though we are proud of what we have achieved to date, we remain relentlessly focused on making that vision a reality.

Novartis Gene Therapies is seeking a talented and motivated intern to join our dynamic, growing group. The Analytical Chemistry intern will develop analytical methods supporting the biophysical characterization of our gene therapy drug products.

  • Evaluate new techniques for virus characterization under guidance of PhD Sr. Scientist
  • Design, perform, and analyze experiments
  • Perform HPLC and/or CE assays and assist with other technical assignments
  • Summarize findings in reports and presentations

  • Enrolled in a BS, MS, PhD, or Pharm D program in biochemistry, chemistry, bioengineering, chemical engineering, or similar
  • Experience with HPLC and/or CE is highly preferred
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must be authorized to work in the US on a permanent basis
  • 3.0 or better GPA

The level of this position will be based on the final candidate's qualifications.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Novartis Gene Therapies is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, sexual orientation or veteran status.