Associate Research Scientist 1 / 2 - Translational Discovery Biology
Company: Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: February 16, 2020
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 theTME TranslationalDiscovery Biology 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 therapeutic targets in oncology.Responsibilities
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 targeted
therapies in oncology. This position will specifically support the
identification of potential biomarkers, receptor occupancy, target
engagement, and pharmacodynamic assays for these oncology targets.
Additionally, the position will support mechanism of action studies
using primary human tumors and mouse models. The candidate will be
expected to effectively collaborate with colleagues in the
oncology, protein engineering, chemistry, translational medicine,
biomarker and clinical groups. The successful candidate will
demonstrate superb verbal and written communication
- B.S. with a minimum of 2 years of academic/industrial
experience, or an M.S. with strong scientific knowledge and
research experience in cancer biology/cellular and molecular
biology is required.
- Demonstrated independence in experimental design, execution,
data analysis and troubleshooting is required.
- Hands on experience with a wide range of in-vitro cellular and
biochemical assays, including cell culture, western blotting,
immunoprecipitation, ELISAs (MSD), reporter assays, siRNA/shRNA
knockdown, CRISPR-mediated genome editing, qPCR, cloning,
lentivirus generation and transduction is required.
- Experience in stromal biology and models is highly
- Experience in data mining through use of desktop
tools/interfaces and public databases (e.g., UCSC genome Browser,
CBIO, GTex, Oncoland etc) is highly desirable.
- Experience in bioinformatic approaches both technically and
theoretically is desirable.
- Proficiency in utilizing software such as Graph Pad, Microsoft
office etc. for data analysis and figure generation is
- Attention to detail with excellent organizational and record
keeping skills is a requirement.
- Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact
effectively, internally and externally is 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.
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