Bristol Myers Squibb Research Scientist II (In Vitro Pharmacology) in Princeton, New Jersey

Title: Research Scientist II (In Vitro Pharmacology)

Location: NA-US-NJ-Princeton

Job Number: 1703680

The successful candidate will join the Integrated Oncology Discovery Research team at Bristol-Myers Squibb in Lawrenceville, NJ and aide in the advancement of early stage therapeutic in tumor immunobiology.

The qualified candidate is a highly motivated, interactive, and creative individual that possesses the ability to work across a highly 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, immunology, immuno-oncology, protein engineering/antibody development and medicinal chemistry groups. The successful candidate will demonstrate clear and professional verbal and written communication, capable of presenting scientific results to multidisciplinary teams and key stakeholders.


· A B.S. or an M.S. with clearly demonstrated skill set in oncology, immuno-oncology, or immunology is required.

· Demonstrated independence in experimental design, execution, and troubleshooting is preferred.

· 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.

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

· An expert knowledge in the design, validation and execution of in vitro and ex vivo flow cytometry- and/or mass cytometry-based phenotypic and functional characterization of immune cell populations is required.

· Tissue culture expertise is a must.

· Experience with ex vivo pharmacology, including common procedures including tissue processing is desired.

· Experience with a wide range of in-vitro cellular and biochemical assays, including cell culture, isolation of leukocyte subpopulations and experience with T cell and NK cell functional assays, western blotting, immunoprecipitation, ELISAs (MSD), reporter assays, siRNA/shRNA knockdown, and the ability to incorporate state-of-the-art techniques to enhance productivity would be highly desired especially as these skills apply to pharmacology-derived samples.

· Ability to mentor more junior scientists and colleagues on best practices in the laboratory would be highly valued.

· Proficiency in utilizing scientific software such as Prism, GraphPad, Excel, etc. for data analysis and figure generation is required.

· This position is located in Lawrenceville, NJ.

· There will be less than 10% travel.

Bristol-Myers Squibb is an equal opportunity employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Job: Biological Research