Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Research Associate, Expression Molecular Biology (12)

Redwood City, CA, US
Sep 23, 2018
Required Education
Associate Degree
Position Type
Full time
Research Associate, Expression Molecular Biology

Job Description:

We are seeking a skilled molecular biologist to join the expression group to design, generate, and utilize expression constructs for protein expression in eukaryotic and prokaryotic expression systems.

Specific Responsibilities:
• General molecular biology involving isolation, manipulation, and characterization of DNA, RNA and proteins.
• Design of mammalian cell expression vectors for recombinant proteins.
• Mammalian cell culture and transfection using viral and lipid transfection systems at small and large-scale.
• Perform experiments with strong attention to detail and documentation.
• Excellent written and oral skills are necessary.
• Accomplish goals under project team time lines.

• BS degree with 5+ years of experience or MS degree with 2+ years of experience, industry experience preferred. The degree should be in Biochemistry, Biophysics, Molecular and Cell Biology, or similar field.
• Demonstrated experience in design and construction of cell expression plasmid constructs, site-directed mutagenesis, and recombinant protein vector design.
• Experience in culturing mammalian cells, transient transfection, stable cell line generation using shake flasks and/or wave bags is required.
• Experience in expression of antibodies is highly desirable.
• Demonstrated experience in independent design, execution, data analysis and troubleshooting is required.
• Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact effectively with people, internally and externally is required.