Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Senior Research Associate

Redwood City, CA, US
Apr 12, 2018
Science/R&D, Research
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Senior Research Associate

The Senior Research Associate will join the Integrated Oncology Discovery Research team at Bristol-Myers Squibb in Redwood City, CA and aide in the advancement of early stage therapeutic targets at the intersection of tumor genetics and tumor immunobiology.
The qualified candidate is a highly motivated, interactive, and creative individual that possesses the ability to work across a highly matrixed environment to advance preclinical drug development programs from target identification/validation through IND enabling activities. The candidate will be expected to effectively collaborate with colleagues in the oncology, immunology, immuno-oncology, protein engineering/antibody development and medicinal chemistry groups. The successful candidate will demonstrate clear and professional verbal and written communication, capable of presenting scientific results to multidisciplinary teams and key stakeholders.

• A B.S. with a minimum of 5 years of experience, or an M.S. with a minimum of 3 years of academic/industrial experience in cellular and/or tumor immunology or a closely related field is required.
• Demonstrated independence in experimental design, execution, data analysis and troubleshooting is required.
• Attention to detail with excellent organizational and record keeping skills is a requirement.
• Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact effectively with people, internally and externally is required.
• Expertise in isolation, characterization and functional assay development using primary immune cells of rodent and/or human origin is required.
• Extensive experience in multiparameter flow cytometry and/or mass cytometry including design, execution and analysis is required.
• Experience with in vivo/ex vivo pharmacology, including rodent handling and common procedures including tissue processing is desired.
• Expertise in isolation, genetic modification and transplantation of rodent hematopoietic stem cell is desired.
• Experience with a wide range of in-vitro cellular and biochemical assays, including cell culture, western blotting, immunoprecipitation, ELISAs (MSD), reporter assays, siRNA/shRNA knockdown, CRISPR-mediated genome editing, qPCR, cloning, lentivirus generation and transduction and the ability to incorporate state-of-the-art techniques to enhance productivity would be highly desired.
• Ability to mentor more junior scientists and colleagues on best practices in the laboratory would be highly valued.
• Proficiency in utilizing scientific software such as GraphPad, FlowJo, Cytobank , Spotfire, etc. for data analysis and figure generation is required.
• This position is located in Redwood City, CA. There will be less than 10% travel.