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Associate Director, Diagnostic Sciences

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Princeton
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Working with UsChallenging. Meaningful. Life-changing. Those aren't words that are usually associated with a job. But working at Bristol Myers Squibb is anything but usual. Here, uniquely interesting work happens every day, in every department. From optimizing a production line to the latest breakthroughs in cell therapy, this is work that transforms the lives of patients, and the careers of those who do it. You'll get the chance to grow and thrive through opportunities uncommon in scale and scope, alongside high-achieving teams rich in diversity. Take your career farther than you thought possible.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. Read more: careers.bms.com/working-with-us .Job DescriptionBristol-Myers Squibb is actively conducting translational medicine research to further our understanding of cancer biology and to identify which patient populations may be more likely to derive benefit from Immuno-Oncology (I-O). Bristol-Myers Squibb has long believed the future of cancer research is dependent on investments in science and partnerships. Collaboration is integrated into our organizational framework across translational medicine and R&D.We have an exciting new opportunity for a Diagnostic Sciences Director to join the Translational and Diagnostic Sciences Organization, where our vision is for tumor biology to inform treatment selection for each patient at each stage of therapy. BMS is seeking a leader with exceptional scientific, strategic and occupational acumen to lead and develop companion diagnostics (CDx) biomarkers in support of the BMS portfolio. SummaryThe Associate Director of Diagnostic Sciences provides subject matter expertise related to development and execution of the companion biomarker diagnostic programs for BMS product development and brand teams. Working with the Translational Medicine team, the Diagnostic Sciences representative implements the diagnostic strategy, including development of supportive arguments for highly complex projects and delivery of diagnostic products that enhance value of the pharmaceutical product profile. BMS is seeking an Associate Director of Diagnostic Sciences to fulfill this critical role. MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Under supervision of Director/Group Director Diagnostic Sciences, represents Diagnostic Sciences function on asset Development, Brand and Translational Medicine teams for which companion, complementary, or other in vitro diagnostic development is within strategy.
  • Collaborates effectively with an integrated organizational framework across translational medicine and R&D.
  • Forms alliances across scientific disciplines and participates in the decision-making process that typically require developing new options to solve highly complex problems for the completion of team goals
  • Coordinates the Diagnostic Sciences matrix subteams for specific diagnostic products or indications to enhance the value of the assets through incorporation of diagnostic biomarkers into exploratory, clinical, regulatory, and Medical/Commercial strategies.
  • Provides technical direction to business development led search, evaluation and transactions for diagnostic partnering.
  • Coordinates all executable activities between the Development/Brand team and external diagnostic partners. Responsible for delivery of diagnostic partner critical milestones, e.g. technical development and validation, clinical validation, and regulatory activities.
  • Participates in commercial planning and medical strategy as related to the diagnostic product.
  • Provides internal and external subject matter expertise for BMS Diagnostic Sciences and precision medicine activities:
  • Acquires and disseminates precision medicine knowledge for organizational learning and capability
  • Represents BMS Diagnostic Sciences to external stakeholders including health authorities, medical customers and presentations at scientific meetings.Basic Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's Degree
      • 12+ years of academic and / or industry experienceOr
        • Master's Degree
          • 10+ years of academic and / or industry experienceOr
            • Ph.D. or equivalent advanced degree in the Life Sciences
              • 8+ years of academic and / or industry experience
                • 4+ years of leadership experience ESSENTIAL CRITERIA/QUALIFICATION:
                  • Advanced technical degree, e.g., MSc, PhD, MD, DVM, PharmD.
                  • Specific experience in the diagnostic industry, oncology biomarkers, diagnostic business development, and/or certification in laboratory medicine (e.g. ASCP) is a plus.
                  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in diagnostic assay development.
                  • Experience with or good working knowledge of biomarker/in vitro diagnostic platforms.
                  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary matrix team.
                  • Requires comprehensive knowledge of principles, concepts and/or methodologies within drug discovery, development or production If you come across a role that intrigues you but doesn't perfectly line up with your resume, we encourage you to apply anyway. You could be one step away from work that will transform your life and career. Uniquely Interesting Work, Life-changing CareersWith a single vision as inspiring as Transforming patients' lives through science--- , every BMS employee plays an integral role in work that goes far beyond ordinary. Each of us is empowered to apply our individual talents and unique perspectives in an inclusive culture, promoting diversity in clinical trials, while our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.On-site Protocol BMS has a diverse occupancy structure that determines where an employee is required to conduct their work. This structure includes site-essential, site-by-design, field-based and remote-by-design jobs. The occupancy type that you are assigned is determined by the nature and responsibilities of your role: Site-essential roles require 100% of shifts onsite at your assigned facility. Site-by-design roles may be eligible for a hybrid work model with at least 50% onsite at your assigned facility. For these roles, onsite presence is considered an essential job function and is critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, and a positive Company culture. For field-based and remote-by-design roles the ability to physically travel to visit customers, patients or business partners and to attend meetings on behalf of BMS as directed is an essential job function. BMS is dedicated to ensuring that people with disabilities can excel through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable workplace accommodations/adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Applicants can request a reasonable workplace accommodation/adjustment prior to accepting a job offer. If you require reasonable accommodations/adjustments in completing this application, or in any part of the recruitment process, direct your inquiries to adastaffingsupport@bms.com . Visit careers.bms.com/ eeo -accessibility to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement. BMS cares about your well-being and the well-being of our staff, customers, patients, and communities. As a result, the Company strongly recommends that all employees be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and keep up to date with Covid-19 boosters. BMS will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, pursuant to applicable laws in your area.Any data processed in connection with role applications will be treated in accordance with applicable data privacy policies and regulations.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Trenton , Associate Director, Diagnostic Sciences, Executive , Princeton, New Jersey

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