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Senior Scientist - In Vivo Surgical Studies & Training

Education and Training



Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

6000! That’s the number of associates in the Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research (NIBR). This division is the innovation engine of Novartis, focusing on powerful new technologies that have the potential to help produce therapeutic breakthroughs for patients! <br><br>The Senior Scientist – In Vivo Surgical Studies & Training is a highly technical and specialized role responsible for collaborating on surgical studies and leading surgical trainings. In this role, you will provide high quality and consistent outcome on surgeries, clear and decisive surgical training, and study design/implementation input to research staff within our multi-building, multi-discipline research program. <br><br>Your responsibilities include, but not limited to: <br><br>• Hands-on technical in vivo surgical collaboration (i.e. on study surgeon).<br>• Train and evaluate new associates to proficiency on applicable surgical techniques and training methods<br>• Manage assigned surgical collaboration and liaise with assigned research department personnel<br>• Ensure compliance with all institutional and regulatory protocols, policies, and guidelines<br>• Pursue continuous learning/professional development opportunities, enhance/expand skill set, and review CM SOPs/techniques<br>• Liaise with research community for comprehension of scientific rationale behind study parameters<br>• Organize in vivo studies for teammates<br>• Gain certification and proficiency on all applicable surgical skills as required by the role<br>• Foster peer/team development and performance and contribute to a team-oriented and interactive environment <br>• Continuously support In Vivo Science and Technology (IST) management in maintaining compliance with all internal and external regulatory agencies in accordance with the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals <br>• Continuously pursue and provide educational and professional development opportunities to enhance and expand relevant skills and knowledge<br><br>[#video#{#400,300#}#/video#]