Discovery Biology/Immunology Co-op (July-Dec)

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Employer
Bristol Myers Squibb
Location
Cambridge, Massachusetts, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 28, 2021
Closes
May 14, 2021
Ref
1983004572
Discipline
Biology
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
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 an enthusiastic and talented student scientist interested in immunology, autoimmunity and immune suppression. We offer a highly energetic, vibrant, and dynamic environment to help prepare you for a career in scientific research. You will be responsible for running cell-based assays under guidance to support drug development, as well as designing and executing exploratory studies to understand mechanism of action of drug candidates. You will work closely with and learn from a diverse group of scientists pursuing key questions and targets in immune suppression space. You will have opportunities to develop biology research skills, present your work to colleagues, participate in scientific discussions and project meetings, and be exposed to all aspects of cross-functional early-stage drug discovery process.
Key Responsibilities
- Under guidance, design and execute cell-based immunological assays to advance drug candidate profiling and mechanistic understanding of targets
- Analyze, interpret, and present data, perform QC and troubleshooting
- Maintain detailed written record of experiments and results and promptly communicate key information to stakeholders
- Continuously educate yourself on key immunological pathways and processes relevant to the project, as well as laboratory techniques
Qualifications & Experience
- An academic background in molecular and cell biology and/or immunology and a strong academic record (= 3.2 GPA); working knowledge of key immunology concepts
- Training in cell culture and key cell biology techniques; at least three semesters of laboratory course work and/or research
- Prior laboratory experience in industry or academic setting is desired
- Prior experience in cell-based assay development, familiarity with high-throughput and multiplex assays is a plus
- Excellent communication skills and team spirit required
- Enthusiasm for science and strong drive to learn
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.
Company: Bristol Myers Squibb
Req Number: R1536553
Updated: 2021-05-09 03:37:32.067 UTC
Location: Cambridge,Massachusetts
Bristol Myers Squibb is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, pregnancy, citizenship, marital status, gender expression, genetic information, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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