Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Associate Research Scientist I

New Brunswick, NJ, US
Apr 25, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global biopharmaceutical company whose mission is to discover, develop and deliver innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases.

One shared journey is moving us forward at Bristol-Myers Squibb. Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious disease. Empowered to apply our individual talents and ideas so that we can learn and grow together. Driven to make a difference, from innovative research to hands-on community support. Bristol-Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.

The qualified candidate will assist in the conduct of all phases of drug formulation preparation for non-clinical drug safety testing. This position requires critical thinking skills and an appropriate level of scientific independence, and involves design, optimization, performance, sample preparation, data collection and record keeping.

Responsible for all aspects of test article/vehicle storage and inventory, and dosing formulation preparation. Duties include, but are not limited to, the functions described below.
  • Oversight of test article/vehicle component storage/inventory and test article/vehicle preparation areas, including monthly inventory updates and study sample maintenance.
  • Ensure compliance with Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) and departmental SOPs that pertain to test article/vehicle storage and inventory and dosing formulation preparation.
  • Interface with study directors/monitors to coordinate all aspects of test article/vehicle activities for New Brunswick-sponsored studies (API and excipient calculations; formulation instructions, preparation and troubleshooting, and analytical sampling).
  • Perform all duties related to test article dosing formulation preparation, including reserve sample collection.
  • Log samples for analytical testing into the LIMS system, collect and ship samples for analysis.
  • Maintain and order supplies and equipment, as needed, for the test article group.
  • Assist with the planning and execution of transfers/shipment of test articles/vehicle components.
  • Assist CPS Point Person with the development of a test article preparation schedule.
  • Review study protocols and provide comments as necessary thru the CARA System and ensure that appropriate formulation components are available for study conduct.
  • Perform electronic archival of studies in Dispense, prior to study report completion.

Minimal knowledge base/skill set requirements
  • B.S. or equivalent with 1-4 years experience, ideally in a pharmaceutical environment.
  • Knowledge of test article formulations.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with co-workers at all levels.