Bristol Myers & Squibb
Job Location
Hopewell/Pennington, NJ
~115K with Annual Bonus and other benefits

Health Insurance and retirement benefits- 401(k). BMS is voted as a best employer- (No.2 in the country) to work for according to Business Insider.

Job Description

Senior Research Investigator (1700879)

We invite applications from highly motivated candidates for a Quantitative Biologist/analyst working on Next generation sequencing(NGS) data analysis using computational biology tools. The successful candidate will support various data analysis needs of the Next generation sequencing core group which supports various therapeutic areas at BMS. We are looking for quantitative/computational scientists to work at the exciting interface of mathematics, single-cell genomics, and cancer biology, in close collaboration with experimentalists and clinicians. The scientist is expected to exhibit resourcefulness and independence, developing new statistical models of high-dimensional data and implementing computational pipelines. Previous experience working with and developing new NGS data analysis tool is desirable.  


Qualifications • Ph.D in Quantitative sciences with 2 years experience or Masters degree in the quantitative sciences (i.e., physics, mathematics or computer science) with 5-6 years of experience. Candidates with a degree in the life sciences but with a proven quantitative research record will also be considered.

• Expertise in scientific programming, e.g. Python, Perl or R. Proficiency working in a Linux environment, with large data sets, computer clusters, and databases.

• Previous experience working in a fast paced pharma research matrix team in drug discovery environment is desirable.

• Research publications in computational biology, machine learning or physics. The ideal candidate will have experience dealing with NGS data and/or cancer biology.

• Effective communication skills, both written and oral.

• Above all, a passion for solving difficult research problems at the frontiers of big data in Biology.

About Our Organization

BMS is a global pharmaceutical company working to in the areas of cancer, fibrosis and cardiovascular disease.Bristol-Myers Squibb is an equal opportunity employer.BMS is the best employer to work for in Top 50 companies in the US.

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