1 in 5 men and 1 in 6 women worldwide develop cancer during their lifetime, and far too many will lose their battle every year.
At Navigate BioPharma 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 subsidiary of Novartis, provides assay development, clinical trial testing, and companion diagnostic 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.
As an Associate Scientist at Navigate, you will assist in the design, execution, and troubleshooting of molecular technology based procedures and assays. In this role, you will be expected to exhibit moderate level of independence while working on multiple projects, including contributing to the launch of new platforms/assays. Candidates must demonstrate critical thinking, initiative, and effective stakeholder management in the execution of their projects.
Your responsibilities: * Works in a GMP/GCP/GLP/CLIA regulated environment and is responsible for following all applicable regulations * Assist in activities related to validation of new laboratory tests, new instrumentation, and new laboratory software as assigned under supervision * Perform clinical specimen testing (pre-analytical/analytical procedures) as assigned under supervision * Document and record results in accordance with GXP procedures * Adheres to established turn-around-times while maintaining highest quality of test results * May author technical documents * Identify and troubleshoot problems that may adversely affect test performance/results, record corrective actions as appropriate * Analyze data for trends, making recommendations to senior scientific staff