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

Title: Research Scientist II (In Vivo Pharmacology)

Location: NA-US-NJ-Princeton

Job Number: 1703681

Job Summary:

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.

Responsibilities include:

  • Contribute to the implementation of rodent in-vivo pharmacology experiments, including but not limited to model development, tumor implantation, including orthotopic implantation, surgery, animal identification and randomization, dosing via IV, IP, SC, I-TUMOR and PO routes, tumor measurements by caliper, weighing, health monitoring, tissue sampling by fine needle biopsy and core needle biopsy, peritoneal lavage, blood draws by retro-orbital, tail vessel micro-sampling, cardiac puncture and tissue/tumor collection at necropsy including fixation, freezing and tissue disaggregation to support ex vivo analyses;

  • Contribute to the development of new pharmacology models;

  • Accurately maintain proper scientific documentation associated with pharmacology studies in an electronic lab notebook;

  • Ability to effectively communicate and present summaries of research results to team members or to a multidisciplinary team of researchers;

  • Work as a member of a diverse and motivated team of researchers spanning across multiple divisions of the in vivo discovery unit;

  • Rotating weekend, holiday and off-hour on-site responsibilities to support BID/QD dosing are a requirement of this position.



  • A B.S. or an M.S. with at least five years relevant industry experience and a 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.

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

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