Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Associate Research Scientist

Location
Redwood City, CA, US
Posted
Jun 22, 2018
Ref
R1506612
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
The Associate Research Scientist 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.