Associate Scientist Discovery Biology, Autoimmune, Inflammation and Immunology (BS/MS)

Employer
Bristol Myers Squibb
Location
Cambridge, Massachusetts, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 04, 2021
Closes
Jul 30, 2021
Ref
1993726643
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.
Position: Associate Scientist
Department: ICFG TRC
Place: Cambridge, MA (Alewife site)
Summary:
BMS Discovery Immunology offers a highly energetic, vibrant and dynamic environment for you to take your career to the next level. If you are eager to learn cutting-edge techniques, love to collaborate cross-functionally and perform exciting research that really makes a difference for patients, apply now to join us!
We are currently seeking a highly motivated associate scientist to join our Immunology & Inflammation Discovery Biology group in Cambridge, MA. The successful candidate must demonstrate technical expertise in cellular and/or molecular biology assays to validate therapeutic targets, and perform mechanism of action studies to support programs as they enter and move through clinical development.
Job Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in a scientific discipline with at least 4 years work experience or Master's degree with at least 2 years work experience in a relevant field.
Qualifications and Responsibilities:
- Research experience in biology, inflammatory & autoimmune diseases and/or cancer immunotherapy is highly desirable.
- Hands-on experience in isolation, culture, and characterization of primary cells from human or animal tissues is required.
- Experience executing biochemical assays with a variety of readout technologies, including flow cytometry and ELISA is required.
- Excellent communication, presentation, collaboration and organizational skills are required.
- Ability to identify technical problems and potential solutions.
- Ability to demonstrate effectiveness and growth in a fast-paced and dynamic team environment.
Technical/biological Duties:
- Cell culture and cell-based assays.
- Primary cell isolation from whole blood and tissues.
- Cytokine detection experiments using multiplex assay technologies.
- Execute complex biochemical assays, including RNA/DNA isolation, real-time PCR, protein isolation and immunoblotting.
- Travel requirement: less than 20% of the time.
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.
Our company is committed to ensuring that people with disabilities can excel through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Applicants can request an approval of accommodation prior to accepting a job offer. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, or any part of the recruitment process direct your inquiries to adastaffingsupport@bms.com. Visit careers.bms.com/eeo-accessibility to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.
Company: Bristol Myers Squibb
Req Number: R1536310
Updated: 2021-07-27 03:58:36.491 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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