Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Associate Research Scientist

Location
New Brunswick, NJ, US
Posted
Oct 10, 2018
Ref
R1510461
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time
The Materials Science & Engineering (MSE) Group is a part of Drug Product Science & Technology at Bristol-Myers Squibb. The scientists in the MSE Group have exciting opportunities to work in dynamic, cross-functional team environments to help identify, characterize, and successfully transition drug candidates from Discovery through Clinical Development and ultimately Commercial Manufacturing.
The MSE Group is primarily responsible for small molecule material selection and knowledge generation in alignment with drug substance and drug product requirements including:
• Selecting form, material option and defining powder property criteria
• Fundamental knowledge to inform risk and support form and powder property control strategy
• Solid state characterization of drug substances and drug products and their key intermediates
• Investigation of structure-property relationship to aid drug substance and drug product development

The MSE Group is seeking an entry-level scientist with a background in X-ray diffraction and solid-state characterization.

Major Duties And Responsibilities:
  • As a member of cross-functional product development programs support all projects from concept through commercialization.
  • To perform solid state characterization of drug substances using various analytical techniques such as PXRD, TGA, DSC, spectroscopy, PLM, ssNMR and DVS.
  • To keep track of innovation and new technology in the field of pharmaceutical materials science and collaborate with external partners.


Job Qualifications:

Education:
  • MS degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Pharmaceutical Science, Materials Science or a related field with 0-3 years of relevant work experience.
  • BS degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science or a related field with 3-5 years of relevant work experience.


Experience / Knowledge Desired:
  • Hands-on experience and expertise in powder X-ray diffraction, crystallization, form selection and solid-state characterization.
  • Knowledge in physical and solid-state chemistry of organic molecules.
  • Excellent leadership, interpersonal, collaboration and communications skills with a high level of technical independence and creativity.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.