Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Associate Scientist, Molecular Biology (31)

Redwood City, CA, US
Jun 29, 2018
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
Associate Scientist, Molecular Biology

Job Description:

We are seeking a skilled molecular biologist to join the hybridoma group to characterize lead hybrids by sequencing and recombinant methods.

Specific Responsibilities:
• General molecular biology involving isolation, manipulation, and characterization of DNA, RNA and proteins.
• Sanger and Next generation sequencing sample preparation.
• Design of mammalian cell expression vectors for recombinant proteins.
• Mammalian and hybridoma cell culture.
• Mammalian cell manipulation including transfection.
• Cell cloning and freezing.
• Detailed, formal record keeping through electronic notebook.
• Communication of work, plans and progress using written and verbal communication in small and group settings.

• Ph.D. or advanced degree in Molecular and Cell Biology or related field with 5+ years of relevant experience.
• Demonstrated experience in extraction of antibody sequences using RT-PCR, design and construction of cell expression plasmid constructs, site-directed mutagenesis, and recombinant protein vector design.
• Extensive cell culture techniques including demonstrated ability to work with hybridomas and establish transient/stable cells and cell lines through transfections and/or virus transduction.
• Ability to multitask among multiple projects and teams and work independently in a fast-paced, highly interactive environment.
• 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.