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Neuroscientist

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Location:
Tarrytown, NY
Posted Date:
12/5/2016
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
8091BR
Salary:
Required Education:
Doctorate/PhD
Areas of Expertise Desired:

Job Description

Known for its scientific and operational excellence, Regeneron is a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. Regeneron commercializes medicines for eye diseases, high LDL-cholesterol, and a rare inflammatory condition and has product candidates in development in other areas of high unmet medical need, including oncology, rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, atopic dermatitis, pain, and infectious diseases.

Summary:
We are seeking a talented scientist to join our Neuroscience research group. This individual should have an extensive background in mechanisms of neuronal pathology and neurodegeneration. Candidates with experience in neurotrophin biology are particularly encourage to apply. The successful candidate will be responsible for hands-on research studies designed to investigate novel targets and neuroprotection strategies for demyelinating disorders, motor neuron diseases, and peripheral neuropathies. The ideal candidate will be a motivated, self-starter and will have the opportunity to be a key part of an exciting new research focus.

Responsibilities:
This candidate will work within a multidisciplinary group to design and execute a broad range of neuroscience experiments using both cell-based approaches and animal models. This candidate should have expertise with basic cell culture and molecular biology techniques (cloning, plasmid generation, etc.). The candidate should be flexible and open to learning cutting edge new techniques as needed. Also, this candidate should demonstrate the ability to teach and guide others using their areas of expertise. The candidate will be responsible for the reporting of results to a broad range of audiences and a high level of presentation and communication skills are required.


Requirements

This position requires a PhD with completion of a post-doctoral fellowship in a nationally recognized laboratory, 3+ years of post-PhD research experience. Required experience includes:- Cell biology techniques.- neuron biology (in the context of multiple sclerosis or other demyelinating diseases/neuropathy) or motor neuron disease (ALS).- Must have working knowledge of experimental design and statistical analysis.Level will be commensurate with experience

This position will require the individual to pass a physical before beginning employment.

This is an opportunity to join our select team that is already leading the way in the Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry. Apply today and learn more about Regeneron's unwavering commitment to combining good science & good business.

To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of Regeneron about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at Regeneron via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of Regeneron, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by Regeneron for this position and a valid agreement with Regeneron is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the Regeneron agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.

Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.