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Bristol-Meyers Squibb, Co.

Scientist, Nucleic Acids, Non-Viral Delivery (R1558642-en-us)

Pharmaceuticals

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Seattle, Washington, United States

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.

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.

Cell Therapy is one of the most groundbreaking new forms of cancer treatments being studied today. With therapies only in their infancy and BMS’s continued investment in our Cell Therapy capabilities, the growth potential of this science, your career, and the ability to help patients are incredible.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, self-driven individual to join the Gene Delivery Process & Analytical Development team and lead the raw material sourcing efforts of new nucleic acids to enable non-viral delivery for our cell therapy processes. This Scientist will serve as the technical subject-matter-expert (SME) on payloads required for non-viral delivery and work cross-functionally to establish the non-GMP and GMP nucleic acid supply chain to support non-viral delivery development efforts.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead sourcing efforts for novel raw materials required for non-viral delivery technology development and drug product process platform implementation
  • Facilitate transfer of nucleic acid sequences from research to development
  • Serve as the technical SME to evaluate nucleic acid production processes
  • Establish and coordinate analytical characterization workflow to evaluate nucleic acid purity and functionality
  • Execute experiments to support implementation of new nucleic acids into the drug product process
  • Author technical reports, patents, and peer-reviewed publications, and contribute to regulatory documents

Basic Qualifications:

  • Degree in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Bioengineering, or related discipline
  • 4+ years (B.S., M.S.) or 0-2 years (Ph.D.) of experience
  • Familiarity with molecular cloning principles
  • Familiarity with nucleic acid production using bacterial fermentation and enzymatic synthesis
  • Familiarity with analytical characterization of nucleic acids, i.e., UV-Vis, gel electrophoresis, chromatography methods
  • Familiarity with mammalian cell culture, preferably with primary cells
  • Previous work interfacing with contract manufacturing and development organizations
  • Effective communication skills with proven ability to work effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary team
  • Strong organization, time management, and problem-solving skills with attention to detail
  • Experience and working knowledge of concepts including but not limited to immunology, gene editing, cell therapy, etc.

Join us and make a difference. We hire the best people and provide them with a work environment that places a premium on diversity, integrity, collaboration and personal development. Through a culture of inclusion, we create a better, more productive work environment. We believe that the diverse experiences and perspectives of all our employees help to drive innovation and transformative business results.

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.

Physical presence at the BMS worksite or physical presence in the field is an essential job function of this role which the Company deems critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, employee well-being and engagement, and enhances the Company culture.

To protect the safety of our workforce, customers, patients and communities, the policy of the Company requires all employees and workers in the U.S. and Puerto Rico to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they have received an exception based on an approved request for a medical or religious reasonable accommodation. Therefore, all BMS applicants seeking a role located in the U.S. and Puerto Rico must confirm that they have already received or are willing to receive the full COVID-19 vaccination by their start date as a qualification of the role and condition of employment. This requirement is subject to state and local law restrictions and may not be applicable to employees working in certain jurisdictions such as Montana. This requirement is also subject to discussions with collective bargaining representatives in the U.S.

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