Associate Research Scientist II

Drug Discovery Research

icon-location-marker Redwood City - CA - US
Posted 93 days ago Full_time R1516184

Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global Biopharma company committed to a single mission: to discover, develop, and deliver innovative medicines focused on helping millions of patients around the world in disease areas such as oncology, cardiovascular, immunoscience and fibrosis.


Join us and make a difference.  We hire the best people and provide them with a work environment that places a premium on diversity, integrity, collaboration and personal development. Through a culture of inclusion, we create a better, more productive work environment. We believe that the diverse experiences and perspectives of all our employees help to drive innovation and transformative business results.


The Associate Research Scientist II will join the Immuno-Oncology Discovery team at Bristol-Myers Squibb in Redwood City, CA and aide in the advancement of early stage therapeutic targets.

The qualified candidate is a highly motivated, interactive, and creative individual that possesses the ability to work across a matrixed environment to advance preclinical drug development programs from target identification/validation through IND enabling activities. The candidate will be expected to effectively collaborate with colleagues in the oncology, immuno-oncology, protein engineering, and antibody development groups. The successful candidate will demonstrate clear and professional verbal and written communication, capable of presenting scientific results to multidisciplinary teams and key stakeholders.

Qualifications Required

B.S. with a minimum of 3 years of academic/industrial experience in cellular and/or tumor immunology or a closely related field

Expertise in isolation, characterization and functional assay development using primary immune cells of rodent and/or human origin

Extensive experience in multiparameter flow cytometry including design, execution and analysis

Proficiency in utilizing scientific software such as GraphPad, FlowJo, Spotfire for data analysis and figure generation

Demonstrated independence in experimental design, execution, data analysis and troubleshooting

Attention to detail with excellent organizational and record keeping skills

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with in vivo/ex vivo pharmacology, in vivo models of immune disease or oncology

Experience with a wide range of in-vitro cellular and biochemical assays including western blotting, immunoprecipitation, ELISAs (MSD), reporter assays, qPCR, lentivirus generation, and siRNA/shRNA knockdown

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 the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.