Bristol Myers Squibb Senior Research Investigator in Redwood City, California

Title: Senior Research Investigator

Location: NA-US-CA-Redwood City

Job Number: 1703672

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

The Senior Research Investigator 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 substantial experience in studying immune cell biology in the context of disease, preferably in the tumor microenvironment. 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, senior management and at external scientific meetings. The candidate will develop external partnerships/collaborations to advance internal programs and the understanding of the interplay between tumor genetics and anti-tumor immune responses as well as publish to advance our science and support our scientific reputation. This individual will demonstrate the ability to contribute to various projects outside of his/her own, and collaborate with stakeholders from all relevant functions. S/he will keep up-to-date in the literature related to his/her field, act as an expert resource in his/her scientific field and in related disciplines, and propose new therapeutic targets.



  • A Ph.D. degree with 6 years post-doctoral experience in cellular and/or tumor immunology or a closely related field is required. Industry experience is highly desired;

  • A proven track record in the field of Immunology/Immuno-Oncology, as evidenced by publication record 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 novel preclinical in vitro, in vivo and ex vivo oncology and immunology model development, including modified human and murine tumor cell lines for use in mouse xenograft and immunocompetent murine systems (including human immune reconstituted systems) is highly desired;

  • 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;

  • Demonstrated expertise to independently apply bioinformatics and data mining through multi-variate analysis; ability to effectively interact with core bioinformatics colleagues, as well as to use desktop tools/interfaces (e.g., Oncoland, Wuxi) and public databases (CBIO, Achilles, etc.) is highly desired;

  • Experience in the design, validation and execution of genetic and/or phenotypic screens is desired;

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact effectively with people, internally and externally is required;

  • Experience managing external collaborations would be valued;

  • Management/supervisory experience is ideal, but not required;

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are required;

  • Able to effectively present scientific data and concepts to international standards 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

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