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BD Life Sciences –Staff Scientist, Immunology Applications

Organization: BD Life Sciences
Date Posted: 2/3/2020
Posted By: Aaron Tyznik
City: San Diego/San Jose
Location: California
Country: United States
Primary Category: Research
Type of Position: Full-Time
Education Requirement: PhD
Experience Requirement: 5-10 years

Description & Details
Job Description
The Staff Scientist, Immunology Application is a key role within the BD Biosciences Medical and Scientific Affairs organization.  The successful candidate will be responsible for driving the establishment of BD Biosciences as the scientific partner of choice for immunologists and immuno-oncologists. As an established and respected Immunologist, the candidate will work across different functions from different Regions (Medical and Scientific Affairs, R&D, Marketing) to influence the generation of scientifically relevant data showcasing the value proposition of the complete workflow solution provided by BD Biosciences portfolio. As a single-cell analysis expert, the candidate will lead the development of immunology and immune-oncology applications based on the use of high parameter flow cytometry and single-cell multiomic analysis. The candidate will also be the face of BD Biosciences and will work closely with Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) to identify unmet needs, raise awareness about BD Biosciences products and provide solutions to the scientific community.


As an established Immunologist:

Stay up to date on scientific trends in immunology and immuno-oncologyIdentify opportunities for the development of applications and solutions for the study of highly relevant immunology and immune-oncology topics
Establish and manage relationships with KOLs
Present scientific and technical oral presentations or webinars to diverse audiences
Prepare and review scientific documents (data sheets, white papers, posters, peer-reviewed manuscripts)

As a single-cell analysis expert:

Develop high-parameter flow cytometry panels (20+ colors) and single-cell multiomic assays relevant to the field of immunology and immune-oncology.
Follow the current best practices in flow cytometry and panel design, as well as contribute to the development of future best practices
Contribute to the design and development of next generation flow cytometry tools (instrumentation, reagents, assays, bioinformatics)
Create narratives showcasing the full solution provided by BD Biosciences portfolio, including cell analyzers, cell sorters, single-cell multiomic platform, bioinformatics tools.
As a Technical Leader.
Mentor junior team members in experimental design.
Provide key inputs into critical Marketing and R&D activities as required.
Identify significant scientific trends or new issues of strategic importance and communicate to Leadership as appropriate.
Act as a liaison between US and Regional Medical and Scientific Affairs, Marketing and Applications teams to ensure global strategic alignment.
Immunology and immune-oncology scientific leader in BD Biosciences.


Knowledge and Skills:

High-profile immunologist with strong publication record
Requires experience designing, performing, and analyzing >12 color flow cytometry experiments, preferably on BD flow cytometers (LSRII, LSRFortessa, Canto, Aria, FACSymphony)
Prior experience with high parameter (20+ colors) flow cytometry and single-cell multiomic analysis is a strong plus
Experience with bioinformatics and high dimensional data analysis tools is highly desirable
Advanced analytical, troubleshooting and problem solving skills
Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
Developed organizational, time management, and planning skills to efficiently manage multiple projects
May require up to 30% travel

Education and professional experience:  

Requires a Ph.D. in immunology or a related life science discipline with a minimum of 5 years of post-doctoral and/or industry experience.
Strong track record of peer-reviewed publications in reputed scientific journals.
Minimum of 5 years of experience operating a flow cytometer.
Previous experience in a customer facing role is a plus

How to Apply / Contact

R-358117 BD Life Sciences –Staff Scientist, Immunology Applications (San Jose, CA or San Diego, CA)


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