Bristol Myers Squibb Company

Associate Scientist, Gene Editing

Location
Seattle, WA, United States
Posted
Aug 27, 2020
Ref
R1522264
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.

Associate Scientist, Gene Editing Analytical Development

Bristol-Myers Squibb company, is developing clinical-stage, novel cellular immunotherapies based on two distinct and complementary platforms - Chimeric Antigen Receptors (CARs) and T Cell Receptors (TCRs) technologies. Our goal is to revolutionize medicine by re-engaging the body's immune system to treat cancer.

The Gene Editing Molecular Analytics group is seeking an enthusiastic Associate Scientist to act onthe development of analytical methods in support of engineered T-cell programs . The ideal candidate has a suitable skill set and knowledge in molecular biology and analytical assay development, and is excited to take on new challenges in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Develop analytical methods for characterizing engineered T cells including quantification of on-target and off-target modifications.
  • Design and execute experiments as needed.
  • Collaborate with others to handle day to day operation of the laboratory to ensure smooth operation.
  • Maintain accurate and detailed laboratory notebook.
  • Author technical and regulatory documents.


Basic Qualifications
  • B.S. in Molecular Biology or other related biological science disciplines with 5+ years of post-graduation experience in molecular biology-related studies.
  • Skillful with molecular biology techniques (construct design and cloning, primer/probe design, qPCR, RT-PCR) and cell manipulation (transfection and transduction).
  • Experience with CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing
  • Experience with NGS library preparation.
  • Ability to carefully follow existing methods and SOPs
  • Ability to maintain meticulous record and documentation.
  • Strong sense of responsibility, accountability, and integrity.


Preferred Qualifications
  • 2+ years of industry experience in assay development or related fields.
  • Working knowledge of electronic laboratory notebook software and DNA analysis software.
  • Experience with droplet digital PCR (ddPCR) and NGS library prep.
  • Strong time management skills with the capacity to prioritize work from multiple projects to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills including the ability to write reports & SOP.


About Us
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, immuno-science and fibrosis.

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.

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.

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.