Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Senior Scientist - Assays Group

Location
Redwood City, CA, US
Posted
Jun 16, 2018
Ref
R1507359
Required Education
Doctorate/PHD/MD
Position Type
Full time
We are seeking a knowledgeable senior scientist with experience in automated assay and high-throughput protein production. The candidate will be expected to establish the assay and HTP production group to assist in antibody lead generation using state-of-the-art automated platforms.

Specific Responsibilities:
  • Establish a high functioning assay and protein production group.
  • Streamline hybridoma, antibody hit identification, and functional assays.
  • Leverage automation to scale routine assays.
  • Establish an automated high-throughput protein production platform.
  • Interface with multiple discovery projects and matrix teams across the organization.
  • Excellent written and oral skills are necessary
  • Accomplish goals under project team time lines
  • Ph.D. in Cell Biology, Immunology, Molecular Biology, or related field with 4+ years' experience or an advanced degree with 8+ years relevant experience.
  • Extensive experience in homogeneous (HTRF), plate-bound, flow cytometry, and imaging based cellular assay formats.
  • Experience in cell based immune activation assays is desirable.
  • Experience in using automated systems to express and purify small-scale proteins from mammalian expression systems is required.
  • Knowledge and experience in antibody structure-function and hybridoma screening is desirable.
  • Excellent time management, record keeping and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multidisciplinary biologics discovery team.