Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Research Scientist

Location
Redwood City, CA, US
Posted
Jul 23, 2018
Ref
R1506803
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
The Pharmacology group at Bristol-Myers Squibb in Redwood City, CA is seeking a highly motivated, interactive, and productive scientist to test our preclinical therapeutic candidates in mouse models of cancer and immunology. The position will utilize existing models of immuno-oncology, oncology, inflammation and autoimmunity. You will use your creativity to develop new animal models and incorporate the latest technologies into our in vivo toolkit. You are expected to leverage your experience and skills to train and coach the pharmacology team. The position is responsible for management over a group of research scientists. The position requires the individual to be highly collaborative, working closely with and supporting an array of project teams and researchers within the Discovery Research organization. We value what you do and how you do it.

Responsibilities:

• In collaboration with Discovery investigators, design and plan in vivo studies to interrogate novel therapeutics for treating cancer

• Execute complex and high-risk in vivo studies

• Develop a team of pharmacology research scientists

• Train and mentor colleagues

• Collaborate with the IACUC and Veterinarian to ensure compliance with BMS animal welfare standards

• Develop new animal models

• Incorporate new technologies

• Communication of work, plans and progress using written and verbal communication in small and group settings

Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree with 10+ years of relevant experience or Master's degree with 8+ years experience

• 2+ years of management experience preferred

• Demonstrated ability to collaborate with IACUC, Veterinarian and Discovery researchers

• Extensive in vivo experience: dosing, blood collection, tissue collection, necropsy

• Experience with cell culture and multi-color flow cytometry

• Demonstrated capability to train others in in vivo techniques

• Demonstrated ability to integrate knowledge from literature

• Experience with survival surgery preferred

• Excellent oral and written communication skills