Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Research Associate Scientist

Redwood City, CA, US
Oct 07, 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 Pharmacology and IHC Department at Bristol-Myers Squibb is seeking a highly motivated and talented individual to join our Oncology Discovery organization. The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication and organization skills, problem-solving abilities, and a commitment to excellence.
• The candidate will work closely with other disciplines within BMS to drive advancement of early stage projects into clinical development, providing scientific and technical expertise in a highly collaborative, fast-paced research environment.
• In this role, the individual will conduct immunohistochemistry and imaging to advance our oncology portfolio and contribute to the design and interpretation of key feasibility, mechanism of action and toxicity questions from ongoing Oncology programs.

  • Bachelor's degree with 2-3 years of experience or Associate's Degree with 5-7 years of experience.
  • Experience in histology, including tissue sample preparation, sectioning (both cryostat and microtome), special stains and particularly immunohistochemistry both in Bright Field and Fluorescence is required
  • Tissue culture is a must. Flow Cytometry, si/shKD or CRISPR is a plus.
  • Familiarity with tumor pathology, cancer biology and image analysis is preferred.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills are required.
  • Excellent organization skills and familiarity with a fast-paced work environment are required.
  • Independent requiring minimum supervision, works well with others, and thrives in a collaborative, matrix environment

  • Provide IHC support for novel Oncology targets for proof of concept, indications and mechanism of action.
  • Develop novel IHC assays, collaborating closely within and across departments.
  • Hands-on IHC single and multi-plex staining in both Chromogenic and Fluorescence methods. Manual and automated-IHC on pre-clinical, non-clinical and clinical samples.
  • Imaging and analysis of tissue sections using manual and automated microscopy and image analysis such as quantification.
  • Expertise in antibody therapeutics is essential.
  • Candidate will present data at internal and external meetings, write technical summaries for regulatory documents, patent applications and manuscripts.