Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Research Associate/Scientist

Redwood City, CA, US
Sep 30, 2018
Required Education
Associate 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 Immuno-oncology Discovery of Bristol Myers Squibb in Redwood City, CA, is seeking a highly motivated research associate or scientist to join a group of researchers for identification of novel therapeutics in cancer immunotherapy. Following Yervoy (ipilimumab) and Opdivo (Nivolumab) discovered by Bristol-Myers Squibb scientists, we are discovering the next generation of antibody therapeutics to train the immune system to combat cancers. The candidate will characterize immuno-modulatory antibodies, explore mechanism of action and combinatorial therapeutic strategies. The candidate will likewise contribute to design and analysis of in vivo efficacy studies in mouse tumor models.

Job description:

Primary responsibilities for this position include:

  • Designing or executing experiments using human primary immune cells
  • Developing novel assays to characterize activity of antibody therapeutics
  • Immune profiling of cultured immune cells, lymph tissues and tumor infiltrating leukocytes using multi-color FACS
  • Analyzing and presenting scientific results to team meetings
  • Working in a collaborative team environment

Desired skills and experience

  • B.S or M.S or PhD in immunology or biology (title based on qualification and experience)
  • Experience in primary immune culture and isolation of immune cells would be a plus
  • Experience in multi-color FACS analysis would be highly desired
  • Proficient in basic data analysis tools, such as MS-Excel and GraphPad Prism