Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Research Scientist

Redwood City, CA, US
May 12, 2018
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
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.


We are seeking a highly motivated and innovative scientist to independently assay design and implement HT assays in supporting the Immuno Oncology Resistance Biology (IORB) group at Redwood City. Applicants must have a deep technical understanding of HT assay techniques to enable the establishment of screening assays from Hits to Leads across modalities. Experimental work is an integral part of the role and the candidate will spend the majority of his/her time at the bench and demonstrate rigorous data documentation and analysis skills. Additional responsibilities include assay trouble shooting and exploration of new technology platforms to enhance the infrastructure for discovery program support.

  • Master's degree and 3 years of experience or Bachelor's degree and more than 5 years of scientific experience in related industry or related scientific field.
  • Hands on experience in multicolor flow cytometry, high content analysis, gene expression profiling and various soluble immunoassays (ELISA, MSD and Luminex).
  • Proficiency in designing 384 and 1536 well assays
  • Hands-on experience with laboratory automation and troubleshooting is highly desirable
  • Hands on knowledge of contemporary automated platforms used from hit identification to lead optimization instrumentation would be very valuable.
  • Proficiency in designing 384 and 1536 well assays and adept with robotics and lab automation
  • Experience with liquid handlers and automation is preferred
  • Experience in cellular assay development is must-to-have
  • Ability to multi-task by supporting multiple projects is essential
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and oral/written communication
  • Work with cross-functional project teams to implement automated solutions for assay automation
  • A strong desire to succeed in cross functional teams to establish productive collaborations