Research Associate, Protein Biochemistry - Tarrytown, NY | Biospace
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Research Associate, Protein Biochemistry

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Location:
Tarrytown, NY
Posted Date:
12/4/2016
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
8050BR
Salary:
Required Education:
Masters 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, 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 and motivated Research Associate to join the Protein Biochemistry group. The qualified individual will be responsible for performing a variety biochemical and biophysical assays to characterize protein biologics to support late-stage development and commercialization efforts. The ideal candidate will be hardworking, efficient, flexible, and able to perform key responsibilities in a fast-paced, team environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Conducts biochemical and biophysical characterization experiments on therapeutic protein candidates for late-stage development and regulatory submissions.
  • Provide input on experimental design and suggest modifications in protocols or experimental methods to meet the needs of a particular program or molecule.
  • Will take on additional responsibilities in advanced method development to support efforts to characterize size/charge variants, protein-ligand complexes, and high concentration protein solutions of therapeutic protein drug candidates.
  • Documents experiments, results and findings in laboratory notebook; presents work at group and department meetings; contributes to drafting of protocols, method development reports, regulatory submission sections, and peer-reviewed articles for publication.
  • Maintain instruments, troubleshoot instrumental/experimental problems, and order/maintain supplies.

    Requirements

    -BS in Biochemistry, or related field plus 4+ years of relevant experience, or MS in Biochemistry, or related field plus 1-3 years of relevant experience.
    -Technical proficiency in automated FPLC and/or HPLC (SEC, IEX, affinity), electrophoresis (native and/or SDS-PAGE, western blots, 2-D gels), and spectroscopy (UV, fluorescence, and/or circular dichroism).
    -Hands-on experience with light scattering and/or capillary electrophoresis techniques is highly desirable.
    -A strong fundamental understanding of protein structure/function, biophysical chemistry, and general biochemistry.
    -Preference will be given to candidates who have experience working in the biopharmaceutical industry.
    -Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.
    -Must have strong initiative and drive to complete challenging tasks and learn new technologies
  • Must be capable of multi-tasking, working both independently and within a team environment.
    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.