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Principal Scientist, Preclinical Safety Translational Toxicology

Science and Research



Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

5600! 5600 scientists working on 340 discovery programs in 8 disease areas focusing on 90 new molecular entities makes Novartis the premier place to develop your career as a pharmaceutical professional. If you are curious, scientifically minded, and want to positively impact society by speeding delivery of novel therapies to needy patients, then look no further, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research (NIBR) is the place to be.<br><br>As a Principal Scientist you will be responsible for preparing study protocols, overseeing all study conduct, report writing, and represent the single point of study control for non-GLP preclinical safety studies conducted by Laboratory Scientists. You will interact with senior PCS scientists and, when appropriate, Research scientists external to PCS to discuss and finalize study design and reporting. In addition, you will supervise a team of in-life scientists and ensure compliance to all protocols, working practices, animal welfare, safety, OSHA regulations and company policies. The Team Lead shall function as a leader in technical excellence, productivity, and communication within the group. <br><br>Your responsibilities will include but are not limited to: <br>• Prepares study protocols, conducts protocol initiation meetings, oversees study activity scheduling and coordination, monitors in-life portions of assigned preclinical safety studies, tabulates study results and prepares precise written reports within specified due dates. <br>• Establishes target dates and priorities to enable data-driven advancements in project teams, within own team, and with collaborators, or within functional community. <br>• Provides coaching and leadership to facilitate drug discovery and/or early development solutions for projects. Proactively shares feedback and develops talent in team and/or mentors others in functional or project teams to meet scientific/technical challenges and needs. <br>• Will supervise scientists and ensure compliance to all protocols, procedures, animal welfare, safety, OSHA regulations and company policies. Shall function as a leader in technical excellence (displays a high level of competence in a laboratory instrumentation and technical procedures), productivity, and communication within the group. <br>• Apply scientific knowledge to develop new methodologies/techniques and optimize existing models/methods. <br>• Recruitment, training and certifications of personnel, setting of goals and objectives, monitoring daily performances and completing performance reviews are included in the personnel management responsibilities, although the authority to perform selected activities may be delegated, if appropriate. Compliance, safety, and quality are critical and must be the driving force for all activities. <br>• Meeting timelines, budget-compliance, and coordination of activities within other internal functions and external customers are also of high priority. May be assigned to Study Monitor duties and other tasks by management.<br>• Actively participates in target teams/task forces as the target team toxicologist as required.<br>• Knows and conforms to animal welfare guidelines, Novartis working practices, policies, standards, requirements, and guidelines and ensures compliance/safety and quality management.<br><br>The pay range for this position at commencement of employment is expected to be between $112,800 and $169,200/year; however, while salary ranges are effective from 1/1/23 through 12/31/23, fluctuations in the job market may necessitate adjustments to pay ranges during this period. Further, final pay determinations will depend on various factors, including, but not limited to geographical location, experience level, knowledge, skills and abilities. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including a sign-on bonus, restricted stock units, and discretionary awards in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits (including 401(k) eligibility and various paid time off benefits, such as vacation, sick time, and parental leave), dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment. If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.<br><br>[#video#{#400,300#}#/video#]