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Bristol Myers Squibb

Scientist - DART

Science and Research



New Brunswick, 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.

When you join BMS, you are joining a diverse, high-achieving team united by a common mission.

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.

Position Summary

The successful candidate will provide scientific leadership in developmental and reproductive toxicology, supporting non-clinical safety assessment during all phases of drug development. The senior scientist has a demonstrated understanding of scientific research and methods, proficiency in study design/conduct and interpretation and communication of results, and a proven ability to work within a team. The position reports to the director of developmental and reproductive toxicology.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide expertise in developmental and reproductive toxicology to discovery, development and issue response teams in all phases of drug development.

  • Assist in the preparation of documents in support of the registration of drug candidates and responses to requests/inquiries from regulatory authorities.

  • Conduct and/or monitor investigative and regulatory developmental, reproductive, and juvenile toxicity studies.

  • Evaluate the results of data from toxicology studies and generate reports that accurately and completely reflect the data collected and the significance of the data to drug registration and safety.

  • Maintain knowledge of current worldwide testing and registration requirements.

  • Embrace/demonstrate BMS values.

  • Create an atmosphere of scientific excellence, open communication, and creativity to maximize productivity.

  • Ensure nonclinical studies are conducted in compliance with Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) regulations and with ICH and other regulatory guidelines.

  • Ensure compliance with all company policies, particularly those relating to animal welfare and employee health and safety.​

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree and 5+ years of academic / industry experience OR

  • Master's Degree and 3+ years of academic / industry experience OR

  • PhD with no experience required

Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD, DVM, or equivalent degree in toxicology or related discipline OR Master degree with 3+ years relevant experience OR Bachelor with 5+ years relevant experience.

  • Knowledge of biochemical and mechanistic developmental/reproductive toxicology, and ability to design and interpret studies exploring mechanisms of reproductive toxicology involving biochemical, functional, and/or structural endpoints.

  • Knowledge of Good Laboratory Practice, regulatory requirements, and drug development process.

  • Ability to interpret and apply available toxicity data to assess relative risk or hazard to humans.

  • Effective written and oral communication skills, especially as they pertain to writing clear, and accurate toxicology reports and summary documents for global regulatory submissions.

  • Ability to effectively communicate and interact with co-workers at all levels and to work independently and on teams.

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.

BMS will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, pursuant to applicable laws in your area.

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