Scientist In Vivo Pharmacology (R1558387-en-us)
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.
The Immunology, Cardiovascular, Fibrosis, and Global Health (ICFG) Thematic Research Center (TRC) at BMS is one of the fundamental Research and Early Development (R&ED) units delivering therapeutics to patients. Our mission is to create transformative medicines of tomorrow based on the cutting-edge science of today. We leverage BMS’s internal invention of engine that includes industry-leading expertise in small molecule chemistry, protein biotherapeutics, cell therapy, protein degradation, nucleic acids, and other therapeutic modalities. We work closely our R&ED colleagues in clinical and non-clinical development, project leadership, translational medicine, and informatics to advance therapies based on a deep understand of causal human biology. Further, we collaborate across the biopharmaceutical ecosystem to establish partnerships that complement our internal expertise.
We are currently seeking a highly motivated in vivo scientist with expertise in immunology, inflammation, and autoimmune diseases to join our Immunology & Inflammation Discovery Biology group in Cambridge, MA. The successful candidate must have hands on expertise in executing on rodent models of disease. Experience working with infection models of autoimmune diseases, such as Atopic Dermatitis and Inflammatory Bowel Disease, is desirable. This individual will interact seamlessly with other scientists and functional groups within a drug discovery team to formulate and implement the in vivo strategy for the programs in the Immunoscience Portfolio. The focus of this position will be the in vivo evaluation of novel therapeutic agents that will support these drug discovery efforts, additional responsibilities include the identification and validation of novel disease and target specific biomarkers, and the development of new pharmacodynamic/disease models and end-points for autoimmune indications. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to prepare, review and deliver scientific presentations to internal and external stakeholders; interact with senior management and key opinion leaders.
- Ph.D. or MS with at least 6 years of experience.
- Knowledge of the Immunology/Inflammation therapeutic area with a strong in vivo background is essential.
- Experience with Flow-cytometry is desirable.
- The position will require strong scientific background, collaborative style and excellent communication skills.
Qualifications and Responsibilities:
- Research experience in inflammatory or autoimmune diseases, is a must.
- Experience with bacterial infection models of autoimmunity is desirable.
- Extensive hands-on experience in in vivo animal techniques, particularly in rodents, is a must.
- Experience executing flow cytometry and multiplex ELISA is desirable.
- The successful candidate will have outstanding experimental design, troubleshooting, and data analysis skills.
- Excellent communication, presentation, collaboration and organizational skills are required.
- Ability to identify scientific and technical problems as well as potential solutions.
- Ability to demonstrate effectiveness and growth in a fast-paced and dynamic team environment.
BMS Discovery Immunology offers a highly energetic, vibrant and dynamic environment for you to take your career to the next level. If you are eager to learn cutting-edge techniques, love to collaborate cross-functionally and perform exciting research that really makes a difference for patients, apply now to join us!
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.
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