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senior scientist position, Novartis Biotechnology

kim.kamdar at cp.Novartis.com kim.kamdar at cp.Novartis.com
Thu Oct 22 22:25:39 EST 1998

Senior Scientist position, Novartis Biotechnology

The Crop Protection sector of Novartis, the world's leading life sciences
company, (www.novartis.com) seeks a talented individual to join a genomics
project geared toward discovery of novel targets for control of invertebrate
parasites.  The successful candidate will have the opportunity to take a
senior role within a research team whose goal is to develop and apply
state-of-the-art genetic, genomic, and functional genomic technology to
important research problems that can lead to new treatments for control of
invertebrate parasites.  The project will function within the dynamic
environment of our agribusiness biotechnology center, which will provide
high-throughput DNA sequencing, arraying, and bioinformatics support, as
well as a collegial environment comprising project teams from Novartis
Animal Health and Seeds biotechnology and Pharmaceutical sectors. Novartis
encourages scientific publication.

Responsibilities of the position include communication and cooperation with
3rd party research groups and with on-going R&D efforts in Novartis Crop
Protection.  The successful candidate will have a proven record of research
accomplishment, and a desire to apply state-of-the-art technology to
problems with practical outcomes.  Ability to work effectively in teams and
to foster a collaborative research environment is essential.  Excellent
interpersonal and communication skills are required.  Candidates with
experience in the molecular genetics of genetically advanced model systems
such as C. elegans are preferred.  A Ph.D. in molecular biology, genetics,
or related discipline and 2 or more years of post-doctoral experience is

Our growing Biotechnology Research Center is located in the Research
Triangle Park near Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill, North Carolina, better
known as The Triangle.  The Triangle gets its name from the triangle shaped
by drawing lines between three research universities - Duke University in
Durham, the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill and North Carolina
State University in Raleigh.

Email CV, names of three references, and a brief (one page)
summary of research experience directly to:
Dr. Kim Kamdar, Director Invertebrate Genomics: kim.kamdar at cp.novartis.com
or send to:
Dr. Kim Kamdar
Novartis Biotechnology
3054 Cornwallis DR
RTP, NC 27709.

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