Research Associate III-IV, Bispecific Antibodies - Tarrytown, NY | Biospace
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Research Associate III-IV, Bispecific Antibodies

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Location:
Tarrytown, NY
Posted Date:
8/16/2017
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
10174BR
Salary:
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
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, atopic dermatitis and a rare inflammatory condition and has product candidates in development in other areas of high unmet medical need, including rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, pain, cancer and infectious diseases.

Summary:

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Research Associate to join the Bispecific Antibodies Group. The position will provide hands-on in vivo support for early stage development of bispecific antibodies and novel therapeutic molecules for cancer immunotherapy. The successful candidate will be responsible for characterization of antibody therapeutics using in vivo mouse models. The ideal candidate will have a background in immunology, oncology or related fields, and have strong expertise in murine tumor models. Experience with tissue culture, cell-based assays, and multicolor flow cytometry is also required. The successful candidate will have excellent organizational and communication skills, and ability to design and troubleshoot experiments independently.

Job Responsibilities:

* Tissue and cell culture.
* Perform in vivo mouse studies, including tumor cell implantation, administration of therapeutics, blood and tissue sample collection and processing.
* Perform multi-color flow cytometery (FACS) experiments.
* ELISA and MSD immunoassays.
* Cell based bioassays using primary cells and cell lines.
* Perform data analysis (e.g., Excel, Prism, FlowJo) and interpretation. Present data at group meetings.
* Maintain accurate and complete laboratory record.
* Collaborate within the Bispecifics group and with other functional groups at Regeneron

Requirements

* A minimum of a Bachelor's degree with 5 plus years of relevant laboratory experience is required. Background in immunology or oncology is preferred.
* At least 3 years of experience working with in vivo tumor models. Expertise in mouse handling, tumor implantation and measurement of tumor growth, administration of therapeutics (intraperitoneal, intravenous, and subcutaneous injections in mice), and tissue dissection.
* Expertise in sterile culture techniques and ex vivo sample processing.
* Experience with immunoassays (ELISA, MSD).
* Experience with multi-color flow cytometry, and data analysis using FlowJo or other FACS analysis software.
* Proficiency in software for data analysis (e.g., Excel, Prism, FlowJo) and data reporting/presentation (e.g., PowerPoint).
* Excellent oral and written communication skills.
* Ability to collaborate productively with different functional groups.
* Strong organizational and timely record-keeping skills.
* Strong analytical skills. Ability to troubleshoot and interpret data independently.


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..