Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Sr Research Investigator, Translational Bioinformatics

Location
Cambridge, MA, US
Posted
Sep 22, 2018
Ref
R1509904
Required Education
Doctorate/PHD/MD
Position Type
Full time
Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global biopharmaceutical company whose mission is to discover, develop and deliver innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases.

One shared journey is moving us forward at Bristol-Myers Squibb. Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious disease. Empowered to apply our individual talents and ideas so that we can learn and grow together. Driven to make a difference, from innovative research to hands-on community support. Bristol-Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.

We are seeking experienced bioinformaticians to join the bioinformatics analysis team at our new site in Cambridge, MA. You will use cutting-edge bioinformatic approaches to integrate and analyze genomic datasets from preclinical studies, clinical samples, and real-world datasets to identify mechanisms of resistance to current oncology and immuno-oncology therapies. You will collaborate with experts in oncology and drug discovery inside and outside of BMS to advance our understanding of resistance to current therapies and develop new approaches to benefit patients.

Responsibilities:

• Define and execute analysis plans to address scientific questions using internal and external datasets (including: RNASeq, Exome and Whole Genome Sequencing, single cell sequencing, high throughput proteomics, multiplex flow cytometry, and immunohistochemistry)

• Collaborate with other bioinformaticians, statisticians, biologists and clinicians to implement and execute bioinformatics analysis

• Communicate results to key stakeholders and contribute to scientific publications

Qualifications:

• Ph.D. in bioinformatics, engineering, statistics, molecular biology, genetics, or similar with 5+ years of industry experience

• Strong publication record

• Strong experience in the use of a high-level programming language such as R, MATLAB, Python or Perl for complex data analysis and reproducible research practices

• Strong problem-solving and collaboration skills, rigorous and creative thinking

• Strong communication, data presentation and visualization skills.

• Ability to work both independently and collaboratively, and to handle several concurrent, fast-paced projects

• The ability to work across organizations to define and solve problems that will benefit the whole. Capable of establishing strong working relationships across the organization

• Background in Oncology/Immuno-Oncology and/or experience working with clinical trial data is a plus

Location

Cambridge - MA