Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Research Scientist - Bioanalytical Sciences

Princeton, NJ, US
Apr 17, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
The Department of Bioanalytical Sciences in Translation Medicine at Bristol-Myers Squibb is seeking a Research Scientist to be part of the Bioanalytical Sciences group at its Lawrenceville, NJ site, providing expertise and laboratory support in the quantitative analysis of biotherapeutics and biomarkers in support of drug discovery programs. The successful applicant will be primarily responsible for the following:

- Will contribute to the development and implementation of ligand-binding assays (LBA) for quantifying biotherapeutic proteins, nucleotide based therapeutics, and biomarkers, and assessing immunogenicity in preclinical and clinical samples in both the regulated and non-regulated environment.

- Main responsibility will be the development and validation of PK/PD ligand-binding assays and subsequent analysis of study samples for discovery biologics portfolio.

- Reporting study data to collaborators following the departmental policies and procedures.

- Preparation of technical reports and departmental SOPs.

- Will comply with and will maintain required training in BMS and departmental SOPs, safety guidelines and other applicable regulations.

- Will ensure that notebooks and other documentations are up to date as per departmental SOPs.

- Preparation and presentation of scientific material at internal and external meetings.

- Will achieve objectives in a manner consistent with the BMS Biopharm Behaviors.

- Will be encouraged to publish as part of project publication plans.


- BS/MS in relevant scientific discipline (biology, immunology, biochemistry, chemistry, cell biology etc.) with 5-10 years of relevant experience, or a Ph.D. with a minimum of 3 years of relevant biopharmaceutical experience, with emphasis on quantitative analysis in biological matrices.

- Technical expertise and hands-on experience with development, execution and troubleshooting of methods and immunoassay technologies such as ELISA, ECL (MSD), or Gyrolab in support of clinical or animal studies.

- An understanding of the immune system, antibody assays, and experience with clinical or animal studies are required.

- Ability to independently diagnose and solve complex technical and scientific problems.

- Experience with developing automated sample handling and assay process is desirable.

- Self-motivated with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Able to effectively manage and interface with others in a matrix team environment.