Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Research Associate - Immuno-Histochemistry

Location
Princeton, NJ, US
Posted
Nov 27, 2018
Ref
R1511690
Discipline
Science/R&D, Research
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.

Description: We are seeking a highly motivated Research Associate to be part of the Translational IHC & Histology Group in Translational Pathology. Members of this team work on various projects in concert with Discovery, Translational Research, Biomarker, Pathology and Pharmacodiagnostics for further development of the BMS Oncology and Immunology pipelines, contributing to target discovery, lead selection, safety assessment, clinical biomarker validation, and indication selection for BMS clinical trials. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and validating monoplex and multiplex IHC assays, in situ hybridization, and image analysis. She/he will work closely with discovery and translational research scientists, clinical biomarker leads, image analysts and pathologists to develop assays, perform tissue cross-reactivity study and disease profiling, and document assay performance in support of their translation to clinical samples. The candidate will also be responsible for the preparation and qualification of reagents, the assay technology transfer to CROs and other bioanalytical assays as needed to support Translational Research, as well as contribute to the preparation and presentation of scientific findings.

Job Requirements/Education:

  • BS required and MS preferred with 3~5 years of relevant experience in life Science discipline. Applicants from academics and industry will be considered. Preference will be given to individuals with previous experience working in the fields of oncology and immunology and working in a GLP or GCLP environment.
  • Proven technical expertise in developing and implementing manual or automated immunohistochemistry and in situ hybridization assays. Experience in image analysis, multiplex immunohistochemistry, and laser capture microdissection are highly desirable.
  • Must be organized and able to work well in a team setting.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal are required.