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Principal Scientist, Immunology

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Company :
Bristol-Myers Squibb

Location :
Princeton, New Jersey

Expiry Date :
Sat, 05 Dec 2020 23:59:59 GMT

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At Bristol Myers Squibb, we are inspired by a single vision transforming patients lives through science. In oncology, hematology, immunology and cardiovascular disease and one of the most diverse and promising pipeline in the industry each of our passionate colleagues contribute to innovatio that drive meaningful change. We bring a human touch to every treatment we pioneer. Join us and make a difference. The Leads Discovery & Optimization Group leverages technology, innovation, and broad scientific knowledge to deliver comprehensive in vitro data packages to support all phases of drug discovery at BMS. We are seeking a highly motivated and innovative scientist to drive the development and implementation of immunoassays supporting the Immunology therapeutic area for lead optimization. Applicants must have a deep scientific and technical understanding of immunology techniques to develop complex cell based screening assays in primary immune cells for lead series identification and optimization across early and late stage drug discovery programs. He or she should have expertise in translational R&D using translational cellular models to bridge in vitro, in vivo and the clinic. The candidate will be responsible for technology innovation for high-throughput disease screening platforms. Further, the candidate will be required to bring strategic insight into program support ensuring robust and innovative solutions and approaches towards the development of high-throughput immunological assays. The incumbent should possess strong collaborative and written/verbal communication skills and a positive attitude to interact with multiple stakeholders. He/she should demonstrate personal leadership within the group, scientific leadership both at the bench and at data analysis, and be adept at multi- tasking. He/she will be expected to lead of team of scientists in the group to drive team success. Position_Overview/Key_Responsibilities * Ph.D. in immunology is required with a minimum of 5 years pharmaceutical industry experience. * The successful candidate will be able to clearly demonstrate a consistent track record of impact on drug discovery programs through the judicious use of science and technology. * Superior assay design and screening skills in primary cell immunology assays as well as experience in the application of modern technology and automation are important assets for this position. * Extensive knowledge of immunology, cell biology, and pharmacology are required in addition to understanding physiologically relevant models and translational approaches. * Proven expertise in immune cell signaling and profiling readouts and technologies including multi-color, high throughput flow cytometry is required. * Advanced skills in data and computational analysis as well as ability to deploy tools for big data integration, data mining and predictive analytics for knowledge generation are compulsory. * A cutting edge awareness of new technology advances and scient knowledge in the Immunology field to apply for program support is essential. * Ability to create and maintain an effective scientific network through teamwork, excellent problem solving skills and open collaborative style are of critical importance to the success of this role. * Supervisory experience is essential to lead a group of scientists providing management and scientific support to lab members and promote their career development * Will be responsible for developing compelling scientific presentations and reports for internal review meetings and scientific journals. Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious diseases. Empowered to apply our individual talents and diverse perspectives in an inclusive culture, our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues. Bristol Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives. Show moreShow less