Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Associate Research Scientist - IO Mechanistic Disease Discovery (6)

Redwood City, CA, US
Sep 28, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
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.

The Associate Research Scientist will join the Mechanistic Disease Discovery Research team within the Oncology Discovery organization at Bristol-Myers Squibb in Redwood City, CA to deliver potential biomarker and mechanism of action data for targets in the IO space.

The qualified candidate is a highly motivated, interactive, and creative individual that possesses the ability to work across a highly matrixed environment to support progression of IO therapeutic targets. This position will specifically support the identification of potential biomarkers, receptor occupancy, target engagement and pharmacodynamic assays for these targets. Additionally, the position will support mechanism of action studies using primary human tumors and mouse models. The candidate will be expected to effectively collaborate with colleagues in the oncology, chemistry, protein engineering, translational medicine, biomarker and clinical groups. The successful candidate will demonstrate clear verbal and written communication skills.

  • A B.S. with a minimum of 2 years of academic/industrial experience, or an M.S. with strong scientific knowledge and research experience in immune-oncology or immunology is required.
  • Demonstrated independence in experimental design, execution, data analysis and troubleshooting is required.
  • Knowledge of assays utilizing human tumor samples and how these are applied to biomarker identification is required.
  • Hands on experience with a wide range of in vitro cellular immunological assays, including cell culture and functional immune assays is required. Deep familiarity and experience with flow cytometry is critical.
  • Experience with in vivo/ex vivo pharmacology, common procedures including tissue processing is desired. Working knowledge of in-vivo PK, PD and efficacy studies is desirable.
  • Proficiency in utilizing software such as Graph Pad, Microsoft office etc. for data analysis and figure generation is required.
  • Attention to detail with excellent organizational and record keeping skills is a requirement.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills are required.
  • This position is located in Redwood City, CA.