Scientist, Stromal Biology

Redwood City, California
Jul 10, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
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.

The Tumor Microenvironment Thematic Research Center (TME TRC) is focused on developing therapeutic targets at the intersection of tumor, stromal and immune biology within the TME with the goal of enhancing responsiveness to checkpoint blockade and targeted therapies.  Comprising of scientists across multiple disciplines we are responsible for the biology and translational science necessary to support drug development from target identification through to first in human studies.

Position Summary:
The Stromal Biology group is seeking a highly motivated Scientist or Associate Scientist to aide in the advancement of therapeutic targets in drug discovery and early development.  The candidate will explore novels aspects of stromal biology, aid in the design and implementation of studies to validate target biology, characterize drug candidates (large and small), and explore combinatorial therapeutic strategies. In addition, the candidate will be expected to independently push project timelines as well as effectively communicate and collaborate with cross-functional team members to pursue program goals. Strong technical skills are a must with a background in stromal biology and/or immunology desired.


  • B.S. or M.S. with 3-8 years of relevant experience in molecular and cell biology, immunology, fibrosis, or related field.

  • Industry experience in drug discovery or translational research is a plus

  • Experience developing and optimizing in vitro cell culture assay to probe biological phenotypes is required with a focus on mesenchymal cell function preferred.

  • Experience in knockout cell line generation and multicolor flow cytometry/sorting is preferred.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a dynamic and innovative research environment

  • Flexibility and interest in learning new techniques and skills in accordance with the research program needs

  • Detail-oriented, with excellent organizational, and record-keeping skills

  • Ability to effectively manage, prioritize, and communicate project goals, timelines, and results.


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. 

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