Associate Research Scientist, Chemical Biology

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



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. 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 outstanding scientist to contribute to the ongoing innovation in the BMS chemical biology team as a scientific contributor supporting the Immunology & Neuroscience Project and Early Development Teams. The successful candidate will have exemplary problem-solving skills, strong technical laboratory skill sets, and a demonstrated ability to generate, aggregate, and interpret multi-parameter data to formulate actionable hypotheses and strategies. These skill sets will be applied toward new target identification, target validation, elucidating drug mechanism of action, molecular basis of disease states, and the assessment and development of novel modalities for use in drug discovery. This individual will have insatiable curiosity, a strong work ethic, and the ability to work equally well in a team or independently. This role will be based in Cambridge, MA and will have opportunities to impact the broader BMS Research & Early Development pipeline. A more detailed description of the ideal candidate is list below. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following: * Performing cell-based and biochemical assay readout technologies such as flow cytometry, ELISA, and immunofluorescence * Synthesizing compounds required to answer key biological questions, including LCMS and NMR interpretation (synthesis skills is highly desired but not mandatory) * Collaborating alongside a cross-functional team that includes chemical biologists, chemists, biochemists, and proteomics experts to develop new technologies, discover new targets, and provide solutions for project teams * Communicating hypotheses, study plans, and data to project team Qualifications: * B.S. with at least 2 years of industry experience or M.S. degree relevant experience in biology, chemical biology, chemistry, molecular biology, or a related field * Understanding of molecular and cell biology techniques * Experience in independently generating precise, reliable data and analysis * Highly collaborative, self-motivated individual with a strong desire to learn * Excellent oral and written communication skills Fit with BMS Culture and Values: * Diversity, Equity, and inclusion * Strong team orientation, highly collaborative and open to diverse points of view * Solutions and results-oriented focus * Engage enthusiastically and effectively in disparate projects * Function independently within the framework of tightly knit project teams * Reliably execute on team responsibilities in an efficient manner * Be proactive, organized, and driven by a fundamental interest in contributing to science and drug discovery 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. 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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