Research Scientist (B.S./M.S.), Drug Discovery

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Company :
Bristol-Myers Squibb

Location :
Cambridge, Massachusetts

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Mon, 07 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. At Bristol Myers Squibb (BMS), 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 pipelines in the industry – each of our passionate colleagues contribute to innovations that drive meaningful change. We bring a human touch to every treatment we pioneer. Join us and make a difference. The new Bristol-Myers Squibb research site in Cambridge’s Kendall Square will help us continue to deliver on our mission, positioning the company and our scientists in the heart of a vibrant ecosystem of world-class science, innovation, and business opportunities. The Mechanisms of Cancer Resistance (MoCR) Thematic Research Center (TRC) at BMS is one of the fundamental research and early development engines delivering oncology therapeutics to patients. The scientists at this state-of-the-art research and development site in Cambridge focus on novel tumor intrinsic targets and pathways for tumors that are refractory to current oncology therapies and implement our discovery platforms across all of our therapeutic areas of focus. The Research Scientist will join the Drug Discovery group focused on Oncology Resistance at Bristol-Myers Squibb in Cambridge, MA. We are a fully integrated preclinical drug discovery and early clinical development organization which exploits state-of-the-art technologies to build a one-of-its-kind pipeline with the highest potential to meaningfully improve lives of cancer patients with the utmost clinical need. The qualified candidate is a highly motivated, passionate, and creative individual that possesses the ability to work across a highly matrixed environment to advance preclinical programs from target identification/validation through IND enabling activities. The candidate will have a strong understanding of tumor intrinsic biology, cancer cell signaling, and mechanisms of response and resistance to targeted therapies. The candidate is expected to effectively collaborate with colleagues in supportive line functions (including medicinal chemistry, pharmacology and translational medicine) to advance preclinical development of therapeutic candidates to early clinical development. The successful candidate will demonstrate clear and professional verbal and written communication, capable of presenting scientific results to multidisciplinary teams and key stakeholders. BMS is committed to people development and we foster a learning environment to build scientific and leadership skills. In addition to working on scientific projects, and based on the individual s interest and capabilities, candidate will have ample opportunities to propose, participate in and lead company initiatives. Qualifications * A B.S. with a minimum of 4 years, or an M.S. with a minimum of 2 years of industry experience with hands-on research experience in cancer biology, cell signaling and molecular biology is required. * Demonstrated independence in experimental design, execution, data analysis and troubleshooting is required. * Hands on experience with a wide range of in vitro cellular and biochemical assays such as cell culture, cell line engineering, western blotting, immunoprecipitation, ELISAs, reporter assays, and high content imaging is preferred. * Proficiency in utilizing software such as Graph Pad, Microsoft office etc. for data analysis and figure generation is required. * Ability to mentor more junior scientists and colleagues on best practices in the laboratory would be highly valued. * Attention to detail with excellent organizational and record keeping skills is a must. * Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact effectively with people, internally and externally is required. * This position is located in Cambridge, MA. There will be less than 10% travel. 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