1 in 5 men and 1 in 6 women worldwide develop cancer during their lifetime, and far too many will lose their battle. At Navigate we envision a disease free world – our talented and passionate team is at the forefront of enabling drug development by using transformative science to deliver high quality, world class clinical biomarker solutions so we can one day realize that vision. Join us on our journey to turning innovative treatment ideas into reality to improve and extend patient lives across the globe. Navigate Biopharma, a fully owned subsidiary of Novartis, provides assay development, clinical trial testing, and companion diagnostics services to companies in the precision medicine field. At present, Navigate supports 100+ clinical trials from 30+ pharma, biotech, and diagnostic companies, including 8 of the top 15 oncology companies globally.
Navigate Biopharma, a fully owned subsidiary of Novartis, provides assay development, clinical trial testing, and companion diagnostics services to companies in the precision medicine field. At present, Navigate supports 100+ clinical trials from 30+ pharma, biotech, and diagnostic companies, including 8 of the top 15 oncology companies globally.
In this role you will be responsible for testing clinical trial patient specimens according to validated GCLP protocols. Utilize technical and scientific expertise in immunophenotyping to analyze and review high dimensional flow cytometry data collected from immuno-oncology clinical trials. Candidate should exhibit moderate to high level of independence while working on multiple projects.
• Testing patient specimens (50%)
• Analyzing and reviewing accuracy of patient flow cytometry data (50%)
• Reporting patient data via regulated systems
• Collaborating cross functionally with colleagues on various projects (be a team player)
• Working in a GMP/GCP/GLP/CLIA regulated environment and is responsible for following all applicable regulations
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Minimum requirements What you'll bring to the role:
• PhD with minimum of 1yr, MS with minimum of 2 years or BS/ BA with scientific emphasis with minimum of 4 of directly relevant experience
• Deep hands on knowledge in phenotyping of normal and abnormal immune cell subsets, including stem cells, is strongly preferred
• Sound knowledge of Flow Cytometry, including but not limited to FACSCanto, Fortessa X-20 and analytical software
• Demonstrated understanding of, and ability to apply principles, concepts, practices and standards associated with analytical assay development/validation and/or sample testing in a laboratory setting
• Demonstrated flexibility and willingness to learn new skills and core competences in flow cytometry
• Good time management and prioritization skills and ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
• Critical thinker and team player
Why consider Novartis?
We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you are given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you are empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you are surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges.
We are Novartis. Join us and help us reimagine medicine.
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Division Novartis Technical Operations
Business Unit NTO Contract Manufacturing
Site Carlsbad, CA
Company/Legal Entity Navigate BioPharma Svcs., Inc.
Functional Area Research & Development
Job Type Full Time
Employment Type Regular
Shift Work No