Associate Scientist, Novartis Global Discovery Chemistry (BS or MS)

Associate Scientist, Novartis Global Discovery Chemistry (BS or MS)
1 molecule has the power to transform the lives of many patients. That 1 molecule awaits discovery by you as part of a Novartis drug-hunting team.

Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research (NIBR) is seeking a highly talented and motivated synthetic/medicinal chemist to join our Global Discovery Chemistry group in Cambridge, MA. The successful candidate will join an energizing and collaborative research environment working alongside colleagues who are committed to improving human health through the discovery transformative medicines.

We seek an individual who is passionate about drug discovery and enjoys solving synthetic chemistry challenges. The individual will work as part of a cross-functional drug discovery team and have the primary responsibility to carry out the multi-step synthesis of small molecules for biological testing. The candidate will have a proven track record of scientific impact through the preparation of novel molecules and/or the development of new synthetic methods. candidate is expected to implement and contribute new concepts in a collaborative team setting.

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.
• B.S. or M.S. degree in Chemistry
• 1-2 years’ experience in the synthesis and characterization of organic molecules
• Knowledge of modern organic synthetic methods
• Experience with common purification and analytical techniques
• Good communication skills and naturally collaborative style

927 million. That’s how many lives our products touched in 2017. 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.
Global Discovery Chemistry
Cambridge, MA
Research & Development
Full Time