Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Research Scientist 1

Redwood City, CA, United States
Aug 09, 2019
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.


We are seeking a skilled and enthusiastic Research Scientist 1 to join our Protein Analytics Group. Your primary responsibilities will be to characterize the primary, tertiary and quaternary protein structure using a variety of characterization techniques such as mass spectrometry, and sizing, hydrophobic and reversed phase chromatography. You may also represent the group at discovery team meetings for a variety of oncology projects, where you contribute with your protein characterization expertise to the selection and optimization of our therapeutic antibodies.

Specific Responsibilities
  • Develop and run multiple types of protein characterization assays such as SEC-MALS, Glycan analysis, amino acid concentration, etc.
  • Present data and analysis in written and oral form to project leaders and teams
  • Collaborate closely with Biology, Hybridoma and Protein Engineering groups

  • B.S. with more than 7 years or Masters with more than 4 years industrial experience in Biophysics, Biochemistry or a related field
  • Strong understanding of biophysical concepts and solid math skills a must
  • Expertise in characterizing protein structure including molecular weight, aggregation state, glycan structure, etc.
  • Experience with SEC, HLIC, RP chromatography
  • Experience with protein mass spectrometry
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent bench skills a must
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to contribute to multidisciplinary discovery teams