Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Senior Scientist, Single B Cell Technology (36)

Location
Redwood City, CA, United States
Posted
Apr 12, 2019
Ref
R1513825
Required Education
Doctorate/PHD/MD
Position Type
Full time
We are looking for a highly motivated Senior Scientist to join the lead discovery effort within the biologics department in Redwood City, CA. This is an exciting opportunity to make a significant impact within a department that is driving biologics therapeutics at BMS. In this role the scientist is expected to develop, improve and champion a single B cell cloning platform to expand the delivery of high quality lead antibody molecules.

Major responsibilities
  • Contribute to the development and optimization of an existing single B cell platform within the Antibody Generation department. Expand the scope of application of single B cell and harmonize it with associated supporting platforms.
  • Fully integrate the single B cell cloning protocol into lead generation pipelines.
  • Be a champion in the lead discovery process and collaborate with therapeutic area leaders to progress project pipelines.
  • Stay informed and contribute to the vision in the technology development space especially in immune cell biology and single cell analytics.
  • Excellent written and oral skills are necessary


Qualifications
  • Ph.D. in immunology or related major with 4+ years industry experience.
  • Hands on experience in FACS using BD and/or Sony systems is required.
  • Target-centric Bcell sorting or selection experience is required.
  • In-depth knowledge of B/T cell biology and humoral and cell mediated immune responses.
  • Proficiency in cell biology techniques including cell culture is required
  • Familiarity in molecular biology techniques including NGS is preferred.
  • Past experience developing therapeutics against membrane targets including GPCRs is a plus.
  • Highly innovative and self-motivated.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multidisciplinary biologics discovery team.