Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Associate Scientist, Molecular Biology (55)

Redwood City, CA, US
Jul 19, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
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.

  • Prefer BS in Molecular and Cell Biology or related field with 10+ 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.