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 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.
As Senior Scientist, working in our Flow Cytometry Group, you will contribute to the development of high complexity flow cytometry biomarker assays using state-of-art instrumentation and moving projects forward. You will also be involved in activities related to testing of clinical specimens from patients enrolled in clinical trials applying the highest standards and following all GMP/GCP/GLP/CLIA recommendations and regulations. You will be expected to provide scientific leadership to junior staff and to develop strong collaborations intra and inter-departments.
Your responsibilities: Note: Other duties may be assigned.
1. Design, create, execute, and troubleshoot new procedures and complex flow cytometry assays while ensuring all timelines and assay performance criteria are met. 2. Manage & execute laboratory research and testing of patient specimens ensuring quality standards are met in laboratory testing 3. Responsible for writing and reviewing technical documents and external presentations. Attends networking events and keeps abreast of scientific and methodological advances 4. In a matrix environment, train and assist new staff on scientific concepts, technical details, and operational procedures. 5. Analyze complex data for trends making recommendations to more senior scientific staff
**Full time. Flexible Hours. 100% remote a possibility**