Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Associate Research Scientist

New Brunswick, NJ, US
Oct 13, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
We are seeking a Pharmaceutical Microbiologist for an exciting position in a laboratory supporting early and late phase clinical manufacturing. The position is in a dynamic, professional lab responsible for both aseptic and non-sterile manufacturing support of small molecules and biologics, and provides exciting opportunities to contribute to the development of drugs and new testing methodologies at the forefront of the industry.

Position Responsibilities:
  • Acquires, reviews and/or approves in a GMP compliant manner, data related to method development and testing of GMP and development materials. Conducts endotoxin testing as per assigned technique and methods, including new endotoxin/pyrogen technologies (e.g. ELISA, monocyte activation)
  • Documents work in laboratory notebook (electronic and/or paper) and other systems and as per GMPs and department SOPs
  • Authors method validation protocols, summary reports, and test methods
  • Sustains up to date knowledge on applicable department and site standard practices related to GMPs, safety and controlled substances as appropriate to work
  • Serves as a member of interdisciplinary development teams, providing scientific and operational input to development plans

  • Bachelor Degree in Microbiology or related scientific discipline with up to 7 years of experience in pharmaceutical GMP microbiology
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

Ideal Candidate Would Also Have:
  • Experience with bacterial endotoxin testing
  • Experience troubleshooting issues with assays and instrumentation, requiring an understanding of both
  • Experience and/or knowledge of other basic compendial microbial test methods, such as Sterility and Microbial Limits
  • Experience conducting laboratory investigations
  • Prior participation on cross-functional teams