Bristol Myers Squibb Company

Associate Research Scientist

Redwood City, CA, United States
Sep 27, 2019
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
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.


The Associate Research Scientist will join the Mechanistic Disease Discovery Research team within the Oncology Discovery organization at Bristol-Myers Squibb in Redwood City, CA to deliver potential biomarker and mechanism of action data for targets in oncology.

The qualified candidate is a highly motivated, interactive, and creative individual that possesses the ability to work across a highly matrixed environment to support progression of IO therapeutic targets. This position will specifically support acquisition, processing, and analysis of human tumor tissue. The candidate will contribute to tumor tissue analysis, including drug response, phenotypic, histoloical, and genomic/transcriptomic analyses of these tissues. The candidate will be expected to effectively collaborate with colleagues in the oncology, translational medicine, biomarker and clinical groups. The successful candidate will demonstrate clear verbal and written communication skills.


A B.S. with a minimum of 2 years of academic/industrial experience, or an M.S. with strong scientific knowledge and research experience in immune-oncology or immunology is required.

Demonstrated independence in experimental design, execution, data analysis and troubleshooting is required.

Knowledge of assays utilizing human tumor samples and how these are applied to biomarker identification is required.

Hands on experience with a wide range of in vitro cellular immunological assays, including cell culture and functional immune assays is required. Deep familiarity and experience with flow cytometry is critical.

Familiarity with IHC/histological techniques is desired.

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

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

Excellent interpersonal skills are required.

This position is located in Redwood City, CA.

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.