Bristol Myers Squibb Senior Research Scientist in Princeton, New Jersey

Title: Senior Research Scientist

Location: NA-US-NJ-Princeton

Job Number: 1703685

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.


  • 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

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