Research Investigator II - Translational Immuno-Oncology
Location:
Princeton , New Jersey
Posted:
August 19, 2016
Reference:
1603527
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. And driven to make a difference, from innovative research to hands-on community support. 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.

The successful candidate will be responsible for performing innovative translational research in immunology and immuno-oncology. This includes designing and conducting molecular and cell based assays to dissect the molecular pathology of disease and assist in the development of human target engagement and pharmacodynamic assays. Additionally, the candidate will be involved in laboratory work aimed at generating data to support hypotheses for patient stratification and disease indication selection across autoimmune diseases and cancers for clinical and preclinical drug development candidates. The position requires experience with human immunological assays and datasets including flow cytometry, genomics and functional assays. Familiarity with bioinformatics tools are a plus, as well as, the ability to integrate large datasets. The position will also require working as a member of a translational team and representing the translational biology group in matrix organization. The candidate should also be able to work independently and have excellent interpersonal communication skills.


Qualifications:
- Scientist with a Ph.D. in the area of Cellular or Immunological sciences with at least 3 years of post- graduate working experience.
- Familiarity with human translational research in immunology or oncology is preferred.

- Evidence of project leadership with good communication skills and a publication record in peer reviewed journals are considered key qualifications.
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