Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

D05, Research Scientist

Princeton, NJ, US
May 10, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

The Department of Bioanalytical Sciences in Translational 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 development. The successful applicant will be primarily responsible for the following:
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of ligand-binding assays (LBA) for quantifying biotherapeutics, such as monoclonal antibodies, nucleotide based therapeutics, and other modalities, biomarker measurements, and immunogenicity assessment in preclinical and clinical samples in a regulated environment.
  • Main responsibilities include development and validation of PK/PD ligand-binding assays, as well as analysis of study samples for both preclinical and clinical studies.
  • Reporting study data to collaborators following the departmental policies and procedures.
  • Preparation of technical reports and departmental SOPs.
  • Review assay validation and analytical reports.
  • Comply with and maintain required training in BMS and departmental SOPs, safety guidelines and other applicable regulations.
  • 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.
  • Achieve objectives in a manner consistent with the BMS Biopharma 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 3-5 years of relevant experience, or a Ph.D. with 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.