Associate Scientist Early Target Biology
Employment Type: Full-Time
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.
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 will be 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 presenting scientific results to multidisciplinary teams. The position requires continuous improvement to address future challenges, acts like an owner and demonstrates critical thinking to challenge self and others.
Qualifications and key responsibilities:
* A B.S. with a minimum of 4 years of experience, or an M.S. with a minimum of 2 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, use of genetic perturbation techniques (eg shRNA, CRISPR-mediated genome editing), qRT-PCR, cell proliferation assays, molecular cloning techniques, and lentivirus generation and transduction is a requirement.
* Experience in forward and reverse genetic screening followed by target validation studies to elucidate mechanistic biology and oncogenic SAR is strongly preferred.
* Experience in cancer genome data mining through use of 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 execute 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.
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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