Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Senior Research Scientist I

Location
Princeton, NJ, United States
Posted
Sep 28, 2019
Ref
R1517662
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.

Responsibilities
  • Hands-on implementation/support of pathology whole slide image analysis tools
  • Work alongside image scientists in the digital pathology group to manage, prepare and analyze pathology whole slide images to support toxicology
  • Collaborate with toxicology and pathology colleagues to define analysis plans and derive features for analysis of normal tissue biology
  • Perform bioinformatics analyses and data visualization, including analytics associating image analysis features with adverse responses, genetic features and other sample attributes
  • Collaborate with Bioinformatics and Data Science Groups in exploring cutting-edge Big Data technologies
  • Actively participate in pathway analysis and other data visualization methods for hypothesis generation as it pertains to toxicology and adverse effects
  • Collaborate with other image scientists to propose, review and finalize future image analysis algorithm development and project work
  • Active participation in the testing of pathology image management and analysis systems, tools and technology
  • Prepare and present findings from image analysis projects to other groups within BMS


Qualifications:
  • BS or MS in Biomedical Engineering, Bioinformatics, Computer Science or related discipline
  • Three year or more prior experience working with processing and analyzing digitized pathology whole slide pathology images
  • Fluent in one or more digital pathology analysis software packages; including HALO, Visiopharm, Definiens, Inform and/or Aperio Image Analysis
  • Prior experience in developing image analysis algorithms in feature extraction of tumor, stroma, and various cell types through stains or morphometric features is desired
  • Knowledge of various digital imaging scanner and/or experience imaging chromogen and fluorescent stains is desired
  • Strong problem-solving and collaboration skills, excellent interpersonal skills, passionate about innovative solutions and creative thinking
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including an ability to collaborate effectively with lab scientists and pathologists
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively and to handle several concurrent, fast-paced projects
  • The ability to work across organizations to define and solve problems that will benefit the whole
  • Programming skills in one or more analytics packages such as R, Python and/or MATLAB would be a plus
  • Experience with wet bench techniques, flow cytometry, tissue culture methods, and small animal surgeries would be a plus.


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.