Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Associate Scientist/Scientist, Immunoassays

Redwood City, CA, US
Oct 06, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global Biopharma company committed to a single mission: to discover, develop, and deliver innovative medicines focused on helping millions of patients around the world in disease areas such as oncology, cardiovascular, immunoscience and fibrosis.

Join us and make a difference. We hire the best people and provide them with a work environment that places a premium on diversity, integrity, collaboration and personal development. Through a culture of inclusion, we create a better, more productive work environment. We believe that the diverse experiences and perspectives of all our employees help to drive innovation and transformative business results.

The Protein BioAnalytics department is seeking an Associate Scientist/Scientist to join a team of researchers involved in the development of bioanalytical methods for biologics. The primary responsibilities include development and execution of ligand-binding assays (LBA) for quantifying biotherapeutic proteins and biomarkers.

Specific Responsibilities
  • Design, development of PK/PD immunoassays and subsequent sample analysis of study samples for discovery biologics portfolio.
  • Collaborate and communicate experimental results with the relevant project teams.
  • Operation and troubleshooting of automated immunoassay platforms (Gyros, etc.)
  • Independently perform complex experiments with strong attention to detail and documentation.
  • Excellent written and oral skills are necessary.

  • BS degree with 10+ years, MS degree with 7+ years, or PhD with 0-2 years of relevant academic/research and/or industry experience. Degree in a relevant scientific discipline (biology, immunology, biochemistry, chemistry, cell biology etc.)
  • Proven technical expertise in developing manual and/or automated immunochemistry assays such as ELISA, ECL (MSD), Luminex, or Gyros.
  • Strong knowledge of immunoassay method development
  • Experience in biological sample handling from in vivo /animal studies.
  • Experience in developing LBA methods for a wide variety of biologics: antibodies, fusion proteins and antibody-drug conjugates.
  • Experience and/or understanding of complementary bioanalytical techniques such as mass spectrometry (LC-MS) etc.