Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Research Associate, Molecular Biology (18)

Redwood City, CA, US
Jun 28, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Research Associate - Molecular Biology

Job Description:

We are seeking a skilled molecular biologist to join the recombinant proteins group to design, generate, and utilize expression constructs for protein expression in eukaryotic and prokaryotic expression systems.

Specific Responsibilities:
• General molecular biology involving isolation, manipulation, and characterization of DNA, RNA and proteins.
• Design of mammalian cell expression vectors for recombinant proteins.
• Mammalian cell culture and transfection using viral and lipid transfection systems.
• Perform experiments with strong attention to detail and documentation.
• Excellent written and oral skills are necessary.
• Accomplish goals under project team time lines.

• BS degree with 5+ years of industry experience or MS degree with 2+ years of industry experience. The degree should be in Biochemistry, Biophysics, Molecular and Cell Biology, or similar field.
• Demonstrated experience in design and construction of cell expression plasmid constructs, site-directed mutagenesis, and recombinant protein vector design.
• Experience in expression of antibodies is highly desirable.
• Demonstrated independence in experimental design, execution, data analysis and troubleshooting 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.