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Sr Scientist

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Company :
Bristol-Myers Squibb

Location :
New Brunswick, New Jersey

Expiry Date :
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Description :
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. 17 September 2020 Group: Molecular Biology and Analytics Site: New Brunswick, NJ Recruiter: Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global biopharmaceutical company whose mission is to discover, develop and deliver innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases. One shared journey is moving us forward at Bristol-Myers Squibb. Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious disease. Empowered to apply our individual talents and ideas so that we can learn and grow together. 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 the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives. Bristol-Myers Squibb is establishing multiomics capabilities in support of enhancing the performance of cell lines used to produce biologics. Part of this effort is to set up next generation sequencing capabilities in the Molecular Biology and Analytics (MBA) group that is part of the Cell Line Development and Omics (CLD-O) Department. Recently CLD-O along with Upstream and Downstream development, Process Development Analytics (PDA), and Analytical Development moved into a new building in New Brunswick, New Jersey. BMS New Brunswick site is part of New Jersey’s Biopharmaceutical Life Sciences Cluster, a concentrated area of biotechnology, medical device, and pharmaceutical companies. Position Description: This position will have a key leadership role with in the Molecular Biology and Analytics Group in the Biologics Cell Line Development and Omics Department in New Jersey. The role will report to the Research Fellow of MBA, and will be based in the New Brunswick location next to Rutgers University, NJ. Specifically, the role will involve planning and carrying out the next generation sequencing needed to support genomic and transcriptomic analysis, managing and execution of MBA activities, and to ensure timely analytics in support of multiple biological programs. Key Responsibilities – Establish and provide support for transcript and genomic next generation sequencing to the process development organization. – Assessment and implementation of novel molecular technologies to improve current platform processes for cell line performance and characterization. – Identify and develop new technologies and processes for constructing and enhancing cell line performance of cell lines destined for biological manufacturing. – Support Bioinformatics analysis to enhance cell line performance. – Identify the tolerance limits of the present platform, determine strategies to make quantum improvements in the technology and processes. – Evaluate new technologies and where appropriate introduce them into the cell line development process. – Set up and maintain collaborative interactions with Research and Development, Process Development and where appropriate with Manufacturing groups. – Maintain state of the art knowledge, present at meetings and publish their results and author technical documents. – Potentially lead a small team to further these goals. Qualifications: The successful candidate will have: – PhD in Molecular Biology, Genetic, Bioinformatics, Cell Biology or relevant field. – Minimum of 4, preferably 8 or more years of industrial experience or equivalent. – Solid background in NGS including different library preparation techniques such as for single cell transcriptome, and running NextSeq instruments. – Solid background in molecular biology including genetic manipulation, cell biology, as well as phenotypic and metabolic analysis of cell lines – Familiar with common bioinformatics data analysis tools especially in the areas of RNAseq, and data integration for pathway analysis. – Strong experimentalist that can lead independent research, with extensive cell molecular biology and tissue culture experience. – Take a scientific leadership position and work productively in a fast paced results oriented interdisciplinary team environment. – Effective oral and written communication capabilities. 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. 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