Associate Scientist - Immuno & Molecular Toxicology
Posted on Apr 5, 2021 by Bristol-Myers Squibb
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The Department of Immuno- and Molecular Toxicology in Bristol Myers Squibb's Nonclinical Safety Organization has an exciting Associate Scientist career opportunity. The qualified candidate will design, develop, and perform various immunologic, biochemical, and molecular biology-based assays which address toxicological, pharmacologic, immunomodulatory and/or immunogenic potential of pharmaceutics in development. This position requires critical thinking skills and an appropriate level of scientific independence in assay design, optimization, performance, and validation; sample preparation and analysis; data collection; record keeping; and data evaluation.
Design, develop, and implement novel laboratory procedures/assays and conducts laboratory procedures/assays in compliance with established protocols according to sound scientific principles and regulatory requirements
Utilize molecular, cellular, and in vivo approaches as well as a broad range of experimental platforms including cell culture, confocal microscopy, flow cytometry, polymerase chain reaction, multiplex applications, immunoassays, and others, as appropriate
Coordinates all technical aspects and daily operations for planning and completion of assigned assays/experimental projects, summarizes and helps to interpret data, and presents and defends experimental data to colleagues and management
Compiles data, maintains study notebooks, prepares and/or revises SOPs, and maintains equipment (eg, equipment logs, preventative maintenance) according to sound scientific principles and GLP guidelines
M.S./M.A. in a scientific discipline with hands-on experience with immunologic and molecular biologic techniques or B.S./B.A. with 3+ years of relevant experience
Strong willingness and aptitude to learn new technologies and apply novel method
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and GraphPad and/or SAS
Good written and verbal communications