Associate Scientist/Senior Associate Scientist - DMPK
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.
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Nonclinical Research and Development (NCRD) is an integrated function with responsibility for characterizing nonclinical safety and disposition characteristics of the entire BMS Research and Development pipeline programs, with critical role from early discovery to submission of marketing authorization applications. We utilize our deep expertise in toxicology/pathology, ADME, PK/PD, biopharmaceutics and Bioanalytics in all modalities (small and large molecules, cellular therapies and other novel modalities) to collaborate with peer R&D functions to identify and solve issues, discover high quality drug candidates, enable their clinical development and successful marketing authorizations across the globe.
Here, you’ll get the chance to grow and thrive through opportunities that are uncommon in scale and scope. You’ll pursue innovative ideas while advancing professionally alongside some of the brightest minds in biopharma.
We are seeking an enthusiastic, self-motivated scientist to join our Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetic (DMPK) Group as an Associate Scientist/Senior Associate Scientist at our Brisbane, CA site. The role is in the Pharmaceutical Candidate Optimization (PCO) department that encompasses broad support for Discovery programs and has a diverse range of expertise in DMPK, toxicology, pharmaceutics and bioanalytical sciences.
In this role, the selected candidate will perform experiments related to the absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion (ADME) in support of Discovery projects. They will be expected to take mechanistic approaches and conduct relevant experiments to understand drug disposition profiles for issue resolution and program advancement. The individual will represent the DMPK group in Discovery project teams and contribute to program science across the discovery portfolio.
Bachelor's Degree and 2+ years of academic / industry experience.
Bachelors or Masters degree in chemistry, biology, biochemistry, or related discipline with 2-5 years of relevant experience.
Demonstrated problem-solving skills, critical/strategic thinking ability, and capability of integrating data across multiple sources are required.
Hands-on experience in conducting in vitro experiments is desired.
Experience with various analytical techniques and equipment such as LC-MS/MS and LC-UV is desired.
Strong communication skills and ability to work and collaborate in a cross-functional team setting are critical for this role.
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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