Bristol Myers Squibb Company

Research Scientist - Biology

Princeton, NJ, United States
Aug 09, 2019
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

The Research Scientist will join the Oncology Biology group at Bristol-Myers Squibb in Princeton, NJ and aide in the advancement of early stage therapeutic targets at the cutting-edge of immuno-oncology and oncology. The position will utilize cellular biology and immunology techniques to identify and validate the next generation of cancer therapies.
The qualified candidate is a highly motivated, interactive, and creative individual that possesses the ability to work across a matrixed environment to advance preclinical drug development programs. The candidate will have the opportunity to 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, and be capable of presenting scientific results to multidisciplinary teams.

B.S. with a minimum of 7 years, or an M.S. with a minimum of 5 years of industry or academic research experience with strong scientific knowledge and research experience in cellular biology and/or immunology is required.

Demonstrated independence in experimental design, execution, data analysis/interpretation, and troubleshooting are required.

A strong background in Immuno-oncology or immunology is required.

Hands on experience with a wide range of cellular biology and immunology assays, including immune and cancer cell culture, multi-color flow cytometry, western blotting, ELISA, qPCR, and cell proliferation assays is desired.

Hands-on experience with immune cell isolation/propagation and in vitro and ex vivo immune cell-based functional assays using primary human/murine PBMCs is highly desirable.

Experience in cancer genome data mining through use of desktop tools/interfaces and public databases (e.g., CBIO, TCGA, CCLE, Genepattern etc) is desired.

Proficiency in utilizing software such as Graph Pad, Flowjo, Microsoft office etc. for data analysis and figure generation is highly desired.

Attention to detail with excellent organizational and record keeping skills is a requirement.

Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact and communicate effectively.

This position is located in Princeton, NJ. There will be less than 10% travel.