Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Senior Research Scientist, Translational Biology

Location
Hopewell, NJ, US
Posted
Jul 10, 2018
Ref
R1504772
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
BMS is seeking an innovative and passionate Research Scientist/Senior Research Scientist to join the Fibrosis Translational Biology Group within the Fibrosis Discovery Department.

Responsibilities include:
  • Establish and utilize appropriate in vitro and ex vivo cellular models to assess the role of targets and pathways to support translational disease understanding and target discovery in fibrotic diseases.
  • Develop new functional assays to study the mechanism of action of novel targets
  • Work closely with the in vivo group to support characterization of animal models and with the translational/biomarker groups to characterize diseased tissues/cells.
  • Participate and present scientific data at internal meetings.


Requirements:
  • Strong cell and molecular biology background with demonstrated experience in handling human and animal primary cells and cell lines.
  • Proficiency in several cell-based assays and technologies including functional assays, ELISA, flow cytometry, multiplex cytokine/growth factor assessment, qPCR, and others.
  • Ability to design experiments based on literature searches and demonstrated excellence in data handling, analysis and interpretation.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Excellence and proficiency in data analysis and presentation.
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and to work effectively in a highly collaborative matrix environment
  • Experience or knowledge in fibrotic diseases is desirable but not required


Qualifications:
  • BS or MS in cell biology or related discipline with 5+ years of experience in academia or the pharmaceutical or biotech industry.