Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Research Associate 3

Location
Redwood City, CA, US
Posted
May 24, 2018
Ref
R1506612
Discipline
Science/R&D, Research
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
The Research Associate will join the Discovery Research team at Bristol-Myers Squibb in Redwood City, CA and aide in the advancement of early stage therapeutic targets at tumor immune biology.
The qualified candidate is a highly motivated, interactive, and creative individual that possesses the ability to work across a highly matrixed environment to advance preclinical drug development programs from target identification/validation through IND enabling activities. The candidate will be expected to effectively collaborate with colleagues in the oncology, immunology, immuno-oncology, protein engineering/antibody development and medicinal chemistry groups. The successful candidate will demonstrate clear and professional verbal and written communication, capable of presenting scientific results to multidisciplinary teams and key stakeholders.

Qualifications
• A B.S. or an M.S. with industrial experience and strong scientific knowledge cancer biology, immunology and molecular biology is required.
• Demonstrated independence in experimental design, execution, data analysis and troubleshooting is required.
• Knowledge of preclinical drug development including knowledge of designing assays and flowcharts to identify and optimize drug candidates is required.
• Hands on experience with a wide range of in-vitro cellular and biochemical assays, including primary macrophage culture, muti-color FACS, ELISAs , siRNA/shRNA knockdown and qPCR is required
• Experience with in vivo/ex vivo pharmacology, including rodent handling and common procedures including tissue processing is desired. Working knowledge of in-vivo PK, PD and efficacy studies is desirable.
• Proficiency in utilizing software such as Graph Pad, Microsoft office etc. for data analysis and figure generation is required.
• Attention to detail with excellent organizational and record keeping skills is a requirement.
• Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact effectively with people, internally and externally is required.