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Oncology Clinical Biomarkers, Senior Principal Scientist

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 .Bristol Myers Squibb has pioneered the development of immuno-oncology. Our world-class Translational Medicine organization is exploring new aspects of tumor and immune biology to create tailored, individualized treatment strategies that will offer the greatest possible benefit to patients. We are looking for experienced translational scientists to help drive improved understanding of disease biology, mechanism of action, and predictive biomarkers in our late-stage clinical oncology portfolio. Ideal candidates will possess a strong scientific background, effective communication skills, and experience working in a matrixed industrial environment. In the role as a Senior Principal Scientist within the Translational Medicine team, the ideal candidate is:

  • Responsible for integrating translational research and clinical development, developing biomarker strategies in alignment with clinical development objectives, leading efforts for data generation and interpretation and for communication to the development teams.
  • Responsible for understanding external research environment, partnering with Discovery biology and other functions both internally and externally to coordinate the execution of Translational Medicine deliverables.
  • Engages functional groups to develop, champion, implement and align biomarker strategies for development projects in support of the overall R&D portfolio goals.
  • Effectively engages with teams and matrix leadership to define, revise and progress translational biomarker plans.
  • Continually analyzes progress, engages in critical thinking, and asserts strong problem-solving towards delivering key data and interpretations essential for decision making.
  • Delivers high quality biomarker strategies for target engagement, pharmacodynamics endpoints and patient selection.
  • Ensures the output of the biomarker plans meets established project standards.
  • Engages team members to ensure alignment of biomarker strategies with clinical operational plans and with functional area capabilities.
  • Builds productive relationships with team members that interact with the translational clinical biomarker group.
  • Effectively interfaces with functional areas to ensure strategic alignment and to identify resources needed to deliver on biomarker goals.
  • Communicates key biomarker program information, risks, and milestones, and manages information flow across team members.Basic Qualifications:
    • Master's Degree
      • 10+ years of academic and / or industry experience
      • Ph.D. or equivalent advanced degree in the Life Sciences
        • 6+ years of academic and / or industry experience
        • 2+ years of leadership experiencePreferred Qualifications:
          • Requires comprehensive knowledge of principles, concepts and / or methodologies within drug discovery or clinical development
          • Has significant understanding of the role of translational research/medicine and clinical biomarkers in drug develop
          • Demonstrated knowledge of oncology and/or tumor-immunology disease biology 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 , Oncology Clinical Biomarkers, Senior Principal Scientist, Healthcare , Princeton, New Jersey

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