Job Opportunity: Postdoctoral Positions, NIH Microbiome Research Novartis Institutes, BioMedical Research (NIBR)

Kate Stuart
April 24, 2014

Postdoctoral Positions outside the NIH

Microbiome Research

Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research (NIBR)

Cambridge, MA

NIBR is building a focused group to pursue state-of-the-art research in the human microbiome. The goal is to understand the basic mechanisms and pathways affected by the microbiome and their relevance to human health and disease in selected areas. We aim to pursue this research in collaboration with academic scientists who are leaders in the microbiome research. We currently have multiple postdoctoral positions for interested candidates. We will consider candidates with a freshly minted PhD, an MD or an MD/PhD and a strong publication record in their previous studies. These positions provide opportunity to pursue fundamental basic research and to make significant scientific discoveries leading to high quality publications. The research will be performed at NIBR and will be mentored by both a NIBR and an academic mentor. NIBR offers competitive and attractive environment for postdoctoral studies.

About Novartis Institute of Biomedical Research
At Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research (“NIBR”), the global research organization of Novartis, we are committed to discovering innovative medicines to cure disease and improve human health. By hiring the best academic, biotech, and pharmaceutical trained scientists, we have fostered an atmosphere for drug discovery where innovation is rewarded. It is ultimately the talent of the individual that determines our success, while our state-of-the-art technologies and resources enable these ideas to be realized.

NIBR has sites in Cambridge, Massachusetts; Emeryville, CA; Basel, Switzerland; and Shanghai, China. Our Cambridge, MA, location is the global research headquarters and has focuses in areas including Pathway Biology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Metabolism, Muscle, Epigenetics, Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine.  It has a variety of positions in Biology, Chemistry, Biologics, Protein Sciences, and other technologies and additionally in functions such as Patents, Computational Resources, Alliance Management, Operations and other areas that support our scientific resources.

To be considered, please send cv and cover letter to

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Employer Name:  Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research

Location:  Cambridge, MA, USA

No application deadline