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Associate Scientist, Process Science and Technology at (BMS) Bristol-Myers Squibb in Seattle, Washington

Posted in Manufacturing 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global Biopharma company committed to a single mission: to discover, develop, and deliver innovative medicines focused on helping millions of patients around the world in disease areas such as oncology, cardiovascular, immunoscience and fibrosis.


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.

Associate Scientist, Technology Strategy and Innovation

Job Summary:

Juno Therapeutics, A Celgene Company is seeking an enthusiastic, self-driven individual to join its innovation focused, multi-disciplinary Technology Strategy and Innovation team in advancing new, enabling technologies. The Associate Scientist will be part of a team of associates, engineers and scientists that develop next-generation processes and technologies for manufacturing adoptive T-cell therapies.  The position will require complex experimental design, experimental execution, data analysis, drafting of technical reports, and presentation of results.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Design and execution of T-cell culture and bioseparation related experiments

  • Development of processes and technologies for adoptive T-cell therapy manufacturing

  • Troubleshoot and solve technical problems of moderate scope with minimal help from their manager

  • Train and mentor junior members of the team

  • Maintenance of excellent data records

  • Analysis, summarization, and presentation of results

  • Supporting lab functions—including, but not limited to restocking consumables, maintaining equipment and cleaning

  • Flexibility with work schedule as maintenance of cell cultures on occasional weekends, early mornings, or evenings is required

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • BS or MS in Biological/Chemical Engineering, Biology or a relevant scientific discipline

  • 2-5 years of mammalian or primary cell culture laboratory experience

Preferred Skills:

  • Basic knowledge of immunology

  • Experience with T-cell selection, viral transduction, non-viral gene delivery, T-cell expansion and cryopreservation

  • Experience in executing and analyzing data from multicolor flow cytometry or bioassays

  • Familiar with design of experiment approaches and statistical analysis of data

  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced team environment, meet deadlines, prioritize work across multiple projects

  • Ability to manage uncertainties in projects and schedule

  • Ability to learn new technologies and acquire knowledge quickly in the rapidly expanding adoptive T-cell therapy field

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 the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.