Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Research Associate 4 - Immuno-Oncology/Discovery/Biology

Location
Redwood City, CA, US
Posted
Apr 21, 2018
Ref
R1505518
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
We are seeking a senior research associate to join the Immuno-Oncology Discovery department at Bristol-Myers Squibb in Redwood City, CA. Our mission is to identify, validate, and develop new cancer immunotherapies. The successful candidate will contribute to an array of innovative, early-stage programs at the cutting edge of immuno-oncology research and drug development.

Primary responsibilities include:

Characterization of immunoreceptors and their roles in anti-tumor immune responses. Development and execution of functional and mechanistic cell-based assays. Identification and characterization of therapeutic antibody candidates. Collaboration with colleagues in supporting groups and with external researchers.

Qualifications:

A B.S. or M.S. in immunology or a related field field, and 5+ (B.S.) or 3+ (M.S) years of relevant experience in industry and/or academic immuno-oncology or immunology research. A passion for research and a commitment to scientific excellence. Demonstrated independent ability to skillfully design, execute, and analyze experiments. Excellent attention to detail, organization, and record keeping. A sophisticated understanding of and expertise in the isolation, characterization, and development of functional assays of human and mouse T cells and other leukocytes. Experience with mouse models of T cell-driven immune responses. Experience with ex vivo tumor analyses would be helpful. This position is located in Redwood City, CA. There will be less than 10% travel.