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The qualified candidate is a highly motivated, interactive, and creative individual that possesses the ability to work across a highly matrixed environment and aid the advancement of the next wave of targets into preclinical drug development. The candidate is expected to effectively collaborate with colleagues across Discovery Oncology including the Exploratory Pharmacology, Drug Discovery and Translational Research groups. The successful candidate will demonstrate clear and professional verbal and written communication skills and will be capable of communicating these results across multidisciplinary teams. The position requires the ability to design, iterate, and champion key project initiatives and demonstrate critical thinking to challenge self and others. Qualifications and key responsibilities
- A B.S. with a minimum of 7 years of experience, or an M.S. with a minimum of 5 years of academic/industrial experience
- Demonstrated independence in experimental design, execution, data analysis, and troubleshooting is required.
- Strong scientific and hands-on experience using a wide range of cellular and molecular biology techniques, including tissue culture, flow cytometry, western blotting, ELISA, assay development, use of gene perturbation techniques (eg shRNA, CRISPR-mediated genome editing), qRT-PCR, cell proliferation assays, molecular cloning, and lentivirus generation and transduction is a requirement.
- Experience in forward and reverse genetic screening followed by target validation studies in order to elucidate mechanistic biology and oncogenic SAR is preferred.
- Experience cancer genome data mining by using desktop tools/interfaces and public databases (e.g., CBIO, TCGA, CCLE, Genepattern etc) is highly desirable.
- Proficiency in utilizing software such as Graph Pad, Microsoft office etc. for data analysis and figure generation is required.
- Ability to lead, design, and execute on project initiatives and operates to a high standard. Attention to detail with excellent organizational and record keeping skills is a requirement.
- Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact effectively with people, internally and externally, is required.
- This position is located in Cambridge, MA. There will be less than 10% travel.
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.
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Physical presence at the BMS worksite or physical presence in the field is an essential job function of this role which the Company deems critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, employee well-being and engagement, and enhances the Company culture.
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