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Bristol Myers Squibb

Scientist (R1552380-en-us)

Science and Research




Princeton, New Jersey, 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.

Bristol-Myers Squibb is looking for a Scientist to join the Discovery Biology Immunology team located in Lawrenceville, NJ. The position will utilize cellular, biological, biochemical and immunological techniques to validate novel targets in autoimmune and inflammatory diseases as well as support lead identification and optimization of both large and small molecules against immunological targets. Broad expertise in cellular biology is required with preference given to candidates with demonstrated experience in primary human and murine immune cells systems.

The position is a hands-on, laboratory-based role. The candidate is expected to be able to plan, design, develop methodologies and execute projects according to plans and protocols with appropriate supervision.


  • BS or MS degree in immunology, biology, biochemistry or biological science with 3-5 years of industry experience or recent PhD graduate

Required Experience and Skills:

  • Extensive experience in flow cytometric analysis, measurement of cell surface receptors and phosphoproteins by multicolor FACS across different platforms is required
  • Extensive experience in primary human and mouse immune cell isolation, propagation and immune cell-based functional assays is required (e.g. T cells, B cells, myeloid cells, co-culture assays and other primary cell assays)
  • Hands on experience with a wide range of in vitro cellular and biochemical assays, including, western blotting, immunoprecipitation, ELISAs, reporter assays are required
  • Proficiency in scientific computer programs including Microsoft Excel, GraphPad Prism, and FlowJo
  • Must be able to work independently, to design and conduct experiments, including trouble-shooting outcomes and adaptively designing follow-up experiments with minimal supervision
  • Possess a high level of critical thinking, high energy, independence, a strong desire to learn new techniques, and the ability to work in a highly dynamic research organization
  • The successful candidate will have clear and concise verbal and written communication skills and be able to give scientific presentations to diverse audiences
  • Required to be able to work well independently as well as work collaboratively across other functional groups within the Discovery Research organization.
  • Meticulous record keeping, and strong organizational skills with exceptional attention to detail

are must have requirements

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.

Our company is committed to ensuring that people with disabilities can excel through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Applicants can request an approval of accommodation prior to accepting a job offer. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application or if you are applying to a role based in the U.S. or Puerto Rico and you believe that you are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccine due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief, during or any part of the recruitment process, please direct your inquiries to Visit to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.

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