Novartis Innovation Postdoctoral Fellowship 2019

Novartis Innovation Postdoctoral Fellowship

The notification for the Novartis Innovation Postdoctoral Fellowship 2019 has been released. Candidates who are interested to apply for the same can check out all of the details on the program, highlights, eligibility, application procedure and more all below:

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About the Program:

At Novartis, we’re committed to training the next generation of scientific leaders. The Novartis Innovation Postdoctoral Fellowship provides aspiring drug hunters a exceptional opportunity to combine our teams at the Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research (NIBR), the innovation engine of Novartis. Mentored by NIBR scientific leaders, Innovation Fellows will acquire firsthand experience in the design and development of breakthrough therapies and advanced technologies. We’re on the lookout for Innovation Fellows that will bring their scientific creativity and natural curiosity to handle significant therapeutic challenges. Join us as we imagine medicine together.

Program Highlights:

  • Program length: 2-3 years
  • Boot Camp: Innovation Fellows will attend a completely immersive boot camp covering the essentials of drug discovery and development
  • Mentorship & accessibility to technologies: Innovation Fellows will have access to NIBR advanced technology platforms and be mentored by selected NIBR scientific leaders
  • Rotations: Innovation Fellows will benefit from a tailored rotation schedule in both scientific and business-related disciplines
  • Fireside chats with local leaders in academia and industry
  • Community: Innovation Fellows will join Discovery Fellows in our vibrant postdoctoral community with dedicated events, such as our annual Research Day Symposium

Who will be the Innovation Fellows?

  • Early-career scientists, within 3 years of receiving their MD and/or PhD (students in their last 4 months of graduation are eligible to apply)
  • All technical and scientific disciplines welcome (e.g. biology, biophysics, chemical biology, chemistry, computational and data sciences, engineering, and more)
  • Strong publication track record or other scientific accomplishments
  • Entrepreneurial mindset and boundless curiosity
  • Dedicated to translating scientific discoveries into medications that enhance human health

How to Apply:

  • please submit your CV and cover letter by May 1, 2019, for consideration. Include a potential area of unmet medical need in which you believe you can make an impact.
  • All applications will be assessed by a review team comprised of discipline experts and medication hunters from NIBR.
  • Candidates chosen as finalists will be invited to our Cambridge, MA campus for an all-day interview in June 2019. New Innovation Fellows will start in September 2019 at our Cambridge website.


In case you have any queries, please contact us at [email protected].

Deadline: 01st May 2019


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