Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Scientist, Protein Interactions (46)

Location
Redwood City, CA, US
Posted
Jul 27, 2018
Ref
R1507905
Required Education
Doctorate/PHD/MD
Position Type
Full time
Protein Interactions Scientist

Job Description:

The Protein Interactions Group is seeking a skilled and enthusiastic Scientist 1 who loves hands-on bench work to provide quantitative data that drive decisions in a highly collaborative environment. You will represent the Protein Interactions Group at discovery team meetings for a variety of oncology projects, where you contribute with your biophysical expertise to selecting and optimizing therapeutic antibodies.

Specific Responsibilities:

- Drive the development of new biophysical assays
- Improve automation in data collection and analysis, implement new automation features
- Characterize antibodies biophysically, notably by determining binding kinetics and epitope bins
- Present data and analysis in written and oral form to project leaders and teams
- Collaborate closely with Biology, Hybridoma and Protein Engineering groups

Requirements:

- PhD in Biophysics, Biochemistry or related field with 0-5 years of professional experience
- Strong understanding of biophysical concepts and solid math skills a must
- Expertise in characterizing protein interactions with a variety of techniques
- Hands-on experience with biosensor platforms (Biacore, Octet, etc.) as well as cell binding assays (e.g., FACS) highly desirable

- Experience with automation and R scripts desirable
- Strong attention to detail and excellent bench skills a must
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Excellent time management and organizational skills
- Ability to contribute to multidisciplinary discovery teams