The Oncology Department of the Novartis Institute for Biomedical Research in Basel, Switzerland is currently looking for interns in the field of molecular and cellular biology. Positions are available for 6 months to work on different aspects of cancer biology.
You will be involved in cutting-edge research using the latest technologies in genetic manipulation, molecular cloning, cellular analyses and nucleic acid / protein characterization. You will join enthusiastic teams working on immune-oncology and signal transduction pathways to dissect the molecular functions of a number of candidate oncogenes/tumor suppressors in diverse cancer settings.
Your tasks will be:
– Design, execute and/or analyze experimental work with the supervision of different team members
– Contribute to lab / team organization and projects development
– Formulate and test additional hypothesis based on a large amount of internal data in different fields
– Provide accurate raw data documentation, evaluation and results interpretation
– M.Sc. degree in Molecular Biology (and related)
– Experience with mammalian cell culture and basic cell biology techniques (e.g. Western blotting) is required. FACS experience is preferred but not required.
– Interest / knowledge in cancer biology, immune-oncology and signal transduction are advantageous but not required.
– Good organizational skills with respect to planning, tracking and adherence to timelines
– Good communication, presentation and scientific writing skills
– Fluency in English is mandatory (oral & written)
Kontaktperson: Carlotta Costa, carlotta.costa[ät]novartis.com