Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Protein Interactions Scientist

Location
Redwood City, CA, US
Posted
May 18, 2018
Ref
R1506360
Required Education
Doctorate/PHD/MD
Position Type
Full time
The Protein Interactions Group is seeking a skilled and enthusiastic Scientist 1 who loves hands-on bench work to provide quantitative data that drive decisions in a highly collaborative environment. You will represent the Protein Interactions Group at discovery team meetings for a variety of oncology projects, where you contribute with your biophysical expertise to selecting and optimizing therapeutic antibodies.

You will be part of an analytical team that collaborates closely with Hybridoma, Biology and Protein Engineering teams in antibody discovery

Specific Responsibilities:

- Drive the development of new biophysical assays

- Characterize antibodies biophysically, notably by determining binding kinetics and epitope bins

- Present data and analysis in written and oral form to project leaders and teams

Requirements:
- PhD in Biophysics, Biochemistry or related field with 0-5 years of professional experience

- Strong understanding of biophysical concepts and solid math skills a must

- Expertise in characterizing protein interactions with a variety of techniques

- Hands-on experience with biosensor platforms (Biacore, Octet, etc.) as well as cell binding assays (e.g., FACS) highly desirable

- Strong attention to detail and excellent bench skills a must

- Excellent written and oral communication skills

- Excellent time management and organizational skills

- Ability to contribute to multidisciplinary discovery teams