Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Research Scientist/ Investigator, Tumor Biology & Tumor Immunobiology

Location
Princeton, NJ, US
Posted
Nov 25, 2018
Ref
R1511089
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 successful candidate will join the Integrated Oncology Discovery Research team in Lawrenceville, NJ and aide in the advancement of early stage therapeutic in tumor immunobiology. The qualified candidate is a highly motivated, interactive, and creative individual that possesses the ability to work across a highly matrixed environment to advance preclinical drug development programs from target identification/validation through IND enabling activities. The candidate will be expected to effectively collaborate with colleagues in the oncology, immunology, immuno-oncology, protein engineering/antibody development and medicinal chemistry groups. The successful candidate will demonstrate clear and professional verbal and written communication, capable of presenting scientific results to multidisciplinary teams and key stakeholders.

Qualifications:
  • B.S., M.S or PhD with clearly demonstrated skill set in oncology, immuno-oncology, or immunology is required.
  • Experience with a wide range of in-vitro cellular and biochemical assays, including cell culture, isolation of leukocyte subpopulations and experience with T cell and NK cell functional assays, western blotting, immunoprecipitation, ELISAs (MSD), reporter assays, siRNA/shRNA knockdown, flow cytometry and the ability to incorporate state-of-the-art techniques to enhance productivity would be highly desired especially as these skills apply to pharmacology-derived samples
  • Attention to detail with excellent organizational and record keeping skills is a requirement.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact effectively with people, internally and externally is required.
  • Expertise in isolation, characterization and functional assay development using primary immune cells of rodent and/or human origin is desired.
  • An expert knowledge in the design, validation and execution of in vitro and ex vivo flow cytometry and/or mass cytometry-based phenotypic and functional characterization of immune cell populations is desired.
  • Tissue culture expertise is a must. Experience with ex vivo pharmacology, including common procedures including tissue processing is desired.
  • Proficiency in utilizing scientific software such as Prism, GraphPad, Excel, etc. for data analysis and figure generation is required.
  • There will be less than 10% travel.