Senior Associate Scientist – Immunology and Inflammation Discovery Biology | BMS

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Senior Associate Scientist – Immunology and Inflammation Discovery Biology | BMS

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 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.

Position: Sr. Associate Scientist

Department: I&I Discovery Biology

Place: Cambridge, MA


We are currently seeking an experienced scientist with expertise in immunology, inflammation, and autoimmune diseases to join our Immunology & Inflammation Discovery Biology group in Cambridge, MA.  He/she will be expected to demonstrate technical knowledge and expertise in establishing state-of-the-art cellular assays and in vivo and ex vivo models to validate therapeutic targets, demonstrate the efficacy of lead compounds, perform detailed mechanism of action studies, and provide translational biology support to programs as they enter and move through clinical development.

Job Requirements:

This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in the field of biology, immunology or related scientific discipline with at least 8 years research-related or work-related experience or Master’s degree in the field of biology, immunology or related scientific discipline with at least 6 years research-related or work-related experience in a related field in an academic and/or industry setting.  The ideal candidate will have a reputation as a strong scientific contributor and collaborator, and have an outstanding track record of success.

Qualifications and Responsibilities:

  • Research experience in biology, inflammatory & autoimmune diseases, and/or cancer immunotherapy is highly desirable.
  • Extensive hands-on experience in isolation, culture, and characterization of primary immune cells from human and animal tissues is required.
  • Extensive cell-based and biochemical assay development experience with a variety of readout technologies including flow cytometry and multiplex ELISA is required.
  • The successful candidate will have an outstanding experimental design, troubleshooting, and data analysis skills. Experience with laboratory automation and/or bioinformatics would be a plus.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, collaboration, and organizational skills, as well as familiarity with the literature, 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.
  • Individuals with strong leadership, communication skills, and experience in participating in and/or leading multi-disciplinary project teams are encouraged to apply.

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.

Senior Associate Scientist – Immunology and Inflammation Discovery Biology | BMS

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