Bristol Myers Squibb Senior Research Associate in Redwood City, California

Title: Senior Research Associate

Location: NA-US-CA-Redwood City

Job Number: 1703665

Job Summary: Senior Research Associate Description for I-O focused role

The Senior Research Associate will join the Integrated Oncology Discovery Research team at Bristol-Myers Squibb in Redwood City, CA and aide in the advancement of early stage therapeutic targets at the intersection of tumor genetics and 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. with a minimum of 5 years of experience, or an M.S. with a minimum of 3 years of academic/industrial experience in cellular and/or tumor immunology or a closely related field is required;

  • Demonstrated independence in experimental design, execution, data analysis and troubleshooting is required;

  • 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;

  • Extensive experience in multiparameter flow cytometry and/or mass cytometry including design, execution and analysis is required;

  • Experience with in vivo/ex vivo pharmacology, including rodent handling and common procedures including tissue processing is desired;

  • Experience with a wide range of in-vitro cellular and biochemical assays, including cell culture, western blotting, immunoprecipitation, ELISAs (MSD), reporter assays, siRNA/shRNA knockdown, CRISPR-mediated genome editing, qPCR, cloning, lentivirus generation and transduction and the ability to incorporate state-of-the-art techniques to enhance productivity would be highly desired;

  • 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 GraphPad, Spotfire, Excel, etc. for data analysis and figure generation is required;

  • This position is located in Redwood City, CA. There will be less than 10% travel.

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

Job: Biological Research