Bristol Myers Squibb Company

Senior Research Investigator

Princeton, NJ, United States
Sep 20, 2019
Required Education
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.


As a member of the Bioanalytical Sciences team, the primary purpose of this position is to provide bioanalytical assay support for the development, validation and implementation of fit-for-purpose bioanalytical assays for analysis of preclincal and clinical study samples to assess pharmacokinetics, immunogenicity, and biomarkers for BMS drug discovery and development in a manner consistent with the Core BMS Behaviors.

Additionally, the successful candidate will be responsible for

Maintaining state-of-the-art knowledge pertaining to biomarkers and biotherapeutics biology/methodologies/technologies and drug development processes

Maintaining awareness of relevant US and foreign regulations and industry best practices

Applying innovative bioanalytical ideas and technologies in assay development, automation and laboratory processes

Solving technical and experimental problems as well as other unforeseen issues related to both immediate and long-term project goals

Representing the department in cross-functional teams and developing strong working relationships with stakeholders

Providing scientific and technical oversight on bioanalytical activities outsourced to contract research laboratories

Contributing to publications as first or corresponding author, keeping up with literature and training, applying ideas so obtained to work, presenting work at internal and external meetings.


PhD in relevant scientific discipline (immunology, biology, biochemistry, etc.) with 4 or more years of relevant experience, or MS in relevant scientific discipline with 7 or more years of relevant experience.

The candidate should have proven experience in leading developing de-novo immunochemistry based assays in technologies such as ELISA, ECL, Gyros, and Luminex in support of biotherapeutics and biomarker projects.

Excellent understanding of regulatory guidances and industry white papers relevant to bioanalytical and biomarker assays is required.

Knowledge and experience in translational biomarker research, proteomics, in vitro diagnostics, cell-based assays, and tissue analysis are highly desirable. Work experience in a pharmaceutical or biotech company is preferred.

Experience in managing biomarker assays in contract research laboratories is a plus

Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required

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.