Principal Scientist, Late Stage Translational Bioinformatics Oncology

Princeton, NJ, United States
Sep 24, 2020
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
At Bristol Myers Squibb, we are inspired by a single vision - transforming patients' lives through science.In oncology, hematology, immunology and cardiovascular disease - and one of the most diverse and promising pipelines in the industry - each of our passionate colleagues contribute to innovations that drive meaningful change. We bring a human touch to every treatment we pioneer. Join us and make a difference.

We are seeking a talented and motivatedbioinformaticsscientist to join our LateStage Translational BioinformaticsOncology team within the Translational Bioinformatics group at Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS). Thisteamis responsible for applying cutting-edge bioinformatics, statistics, and machine learning methods;working with clinical and large-scale omics data sets from BMS's industry-leading late stage oncology pipeline; influencing development strategies and maximizing values of BMS'sportfolio.This teamof bioinformatics scientists alsohastheexcitingopportunitytomake major contributions tothescientific knowledge ofcancerbiologyandto the improvement oftreatmentforcancer patients.

  • Engage late stage clinical development team, biomarker scientists,biostatisticiansand others key stakeholders todevelopand execute biomarker data analysisstrategiesfor late stage oncology clinical studies
  • Perform analysis of clinical and biomarker datasets (e.g., large-scale omics datasets includingRNASeq,exome andwholegenomesequencing, single cell sequencing) and derive clinically meaningful interpretations
  • Identify potential biomarkers for patient enrichment strategies and gain mechanistic insights of responses and resistances totreatments
  • Summarize analysis results and report conclusions to BMS decision-making bodies; help communicateconclusions to regulatory agencies andthe broad scientific community
  • Evaluate and adapt latest scientific findings and methods into bioinformatics analysisplans
  • Serve as asubject-matter expertandprovidebioinformatics guidance in cross functional teams
  • Manage alliances and external collaborations

  • Ph.D. in bioinformatics, statistics, biological or physical sciences, or related fields with 8+ years of industry experience. Candidates with less experience will also be consideredat different levels.
  • Demonstrated experienceworking with clinical study data is required; familiar with late stage clinical developmentprocess
  • Deep understanding of disease biologyin oncologyis a strong plus
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively, and to handle several concurrent, fast-paced projects while conforming with rigorousrequirements ofclinical studies
  • Broad experience with data generated by one or more high-throughput molecular assays: next-generation sequencing, flow cytometry, mass spectrometry proteomics, etc.
  • Strong experienceusinghigh-level programming languagessuch as R, MATLAB, Python for complex data analysisand reproducible research practices
  • Strong problem-solving and collaboration skills,as well asrigorous and creative thinking
  • Excellentcommunication, data presentation and visualization skills
  • Capable of establishing strong working relationships across the organization
  • Strong publication record

Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious diseases. Empowered to apply our individual talents and diverse perspectives in an inclusive culture, our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

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 with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.