Staff Scientist I

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BD Biosciences, a segment of Becton, Dickinson and Company, is one of the worlds leading businesses focused on bringing innovative tools to life science researchers and clinicians. Its product lines include flow cytometers, cell imaging systems, monoclonal antibodies, research reagents, diagnostic assays, and tools to help grow tissue and cells.

Sirigen, Inc. is a subsidiary of BD Biosciences and produces polymeric reagents for use in Flow Cytometry and other biological applications.

The successful candidate is responsible for the creation of antibody product portfolios to support life science research in the fields of immunology and immuno-oncology. The Staff Scientist will draw from their strong knowledge of the field and their network to help shape BDs future antibody portfolio. This role collaborates very closely with business development and marketing functions and requires identifying specific antibody clones and establishing contact with developers and tech transfer offices to create relationships. This role also has responsibility in product development in designing experiments, reviewing data and providing direction to other scientists.

Job Responsibilities:

Responsible for generating product portfolios for life science research for flow cytometry reagents in the fields of immunology and immuno-oncology.

Identifies new leads for antibody products and identifies and contacts antibody developers and tech transfer offices.

Establishes and maintains relationships with antibody developers.

Collaborates with marketing and business development functions to construct antibody portfolios.

Partners with business development to identify external opportunities for antibody portfolio expansion.

Designs strategies and experiments to validate antibodies and reviews data in a team setting.

May oversee day-to-day activities of other scientists.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education and Experience:

Minimum of a Master’s Degree in Immunology or related life scienice discipline with at least 7 years of relevant experience or Ph.D.with 5+ years of relevant experience.

Minimum of 5 years experience in immunology research required.

Minimum of 3 years’ experience in flow cytometry.

Knowledge and Skills:

Strong knowledge of Immunology and immuno-oncology.

Up-to-date on scientific trends through avid study of scientific literature, conferences and through external networking.

Strong team player who has a proven track record of collaborating on teams.

Effectively works in a matrixed environment.

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status.


Primary Work LocationUSA CA – San Diego (BDB)

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