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Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global biopharmaceutical company whose mission is to discover, develop and deliver innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases. One shared journey is moving us forward at Bristol-Myers Squibb. Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious disease. Empowered to apply our individual talents and ideas so that we can learnand grow together. 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.  Bristol-Myers Squibb has consolidated process development organization comprising Process Development Analytics (PDA), Molecular Biology (MB), Cell Line Development, Upstream and Downstream development in a new building in Hopewell, New Jersey.  BMS' Hopewell site is part of New Jersey's "Biopharmaceutical Life Sciences Cluster," a concentrated area of biotechnology, medical device, and pharmaceutical companies. Responsibilities of PDA Group Ensures high quality in process protein and molecular analytical information is available to New Jersey Biologics Process Development so timely decisions can be made. Collaborate with Process Development, Analytical Development, and Research and Development to ensure transfer of methods and information occurs seamlessly to partners. Maintain alignment with the Analytic network on platform methods. Position Description: This position will be responsible for supporting analytical activities within Biologics Process Development. Key Responsibilities Support in-process analytical testing for monoclonal antibodies and fusion proteins, including HPLC/UPLC, capillary electrophoresis, ELISA, qPCR, etc. Establish bioanalytical assays for non-platform biologics process development. Develop high throughput and automated assays for increasing assay efficiency and reducing assay variation. Evaluate new analytical technologies for improving analytical capability and assay performance. Support assay harmonization activities within the network groups. Set up and maintain collaborative interactions with Research and Development, Molecular Analytics, Process Development and where appropriate with manufacturing groups.  Maintain state of the art knowledge, present at meetings and publish their results and author technical documents. Sustain a safe and high performance laboratory environment. Organize internal and external events. Qualifications: The successful candidate will have: Ph.D. in Analytical Biochemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Biotechnology, or related fields. Alternatively, a Master's degreein Analytical Biochemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Biotechnology, or equivalent with a minimum of 4 years of industry and/or academic experience in relevant fields. Proficient in a variety of bioanalytical techniques, including HPLC, UPLC, capillary electrophoresis, ELISA and qPCR assays. Preferably have molecular biology experience. A basic understanding of cell line, upstream and downstream process development. Experience in high throughput and automated assay development is a plus. Proficient in Use of EMPOWER, SYMYX DEVLIMS, SYMYX ELN, Microsoft office applications and data analysis. Excellent communication and organizational skills. Working knowledge of statistical experimental design and data analysis. Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment. R1511072
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Minimum Qualification
5 - 7 years

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