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Scientist, Cell Biology Immunology

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Company :
Bristol-Myers Squibb

Location :
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Expiry Date :
Mon, 26 Apr 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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At Bristol Myers Squibb, we are inspired by a single vision transforming patients lives through 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. Summary: BMS Discovery Immunology offers a highly energetic, vibrant, and dynamic environment for you to take your career to the next level. If you are eager to learn cutting-edge techniques, love to collaborate cross-functionally, and perform exciting research that really makes a difference for patients apply now to join us! We are currently seeking a highly motivated scientist to study the cross talk between epithelial, stromal, and immune cells in immunological disorders. The successful candidate must demonstrate technical expertise in cellular assays used to validate therapeutic targets and be able to perform detailed mechanism of action studies to support discovery programs. As a team member, the ideal candidate will work in close collaboration with colleagues from different functions to build and expand our innovative and life-changing therapies for patients with auto-immune diseases. Job Requirements: This position requires a Masters degree in the field of cell biology, immunology, or related scientific discipline with at least 6 years work experience in a related field in an academic and/or industry setting or a Ph.D. degree in the field or cell biology, immunology or related scientific discipline. Qualifications and Responsibilities: – Ability to perform molecular biology and biochemical assays including DNA/RNA preparation, RT-PCR, protein isolation, multiplex ELISA/MSD, cellular imaging, and Western blot. – Experience in isolation, culture, and characterization of primary cells from human or animal tissues is required. – In depth cell-based and biochemical assay development experience with a variety of readout technologies including flow cytometry and multiplex ELISA is required. – Familiarity with organotypic culture methods is a plus – The successful candidate will have outstanding experimental design, troubleshooting, and data analysis skills. – Excellent communication, presentation, collaboration, and organizational skills are required. – Ability to identify scientific and technical problems and potential solutions. – Ability to demonstrate effectiveness and growth in a fast-paced and dynamic team environment. – Clear evidence of sustained independent thought and creativity in developing and implementing advanced technology and ideas for new drug discovery projects. Technical Duties: – Develop assays to understand underlying biology of potential drug targets in a variety of cell populations (immune, fibroblast, epithelial, etc.) – Evaluate the activity of compounds on cells and tissues using a variety of biochemical and cell-based approaches – Design, validate and execute complex biochemical assays, including RNA/DNA isolation, real-time PCR, protein isolation and immunoblotting. – Design, validate and execute primary cell-based assays and co-culture system assays. – Stable cell line generation – Primary cell isolation from whole blood and tissues. – Design, validate and execute multi-color flow cytometry experiments. – Independently analyses and interpret data. Present data to peers. – Travel requirement: less than 20% of the time. 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. Our company is committed to ensuring that people with disabilities can excel through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Applicants can request an approval of accommodation prior to accepting a job offer. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, or any part of the recruitment process direct your inquiries to . Visit to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.