Staff Scientist, Obesity Metabolic & Muscle Diseases - Tarrytown, NY | Biospace
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Staff Scientist, Obesity Metabolic & Muscle Diseases

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Location:
Tarrytown, NY
Posted Date:
12/7/2016
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
8183BR
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:
The Metabolic and Muscle Disease Group at Regeneron is committed to discovering novel targets and innovative medicines to treat diabetes, obesity, dyslipidemia and muscle diseases. We are seeking someone with strong command of molecular biology, biochemistry, in vitro assay development, and in vivo pharmacology to help advance the metabolic and muscle antibody project portfolio and provide validation for new projects. The candidate would be responsible for providing scientific direction, technical expertise and leadership, coordinating activities with project teams and other groups across the organization.

Responsibilities:
Identify novel approaches and targets for drug development. Design and perform in vitro and in vivo studies for new target validation and to support antibody-based drug development.

Technical skills
Broad experience in molecular biology, biochemistry, in vitro assay development and in vivo pharmacology is essential.

Management Responsibilities
Responsible for providing lab direction, technical expertise and coordinating activities with other groups at Regeneron. Participates in staff development, resource allocation and performance management.

Requirements

Experience and Required Skills
PhD or MD with strong scientific credentials, known and respected in his/her field of research. Effective communicator. Candidates with expertise in metabolic disorders are preferred.

The candidate will possess the following qualifications:
* PhD and/or MD with a minimum of five years of research.
* Strong scientific credentials.
* Knowledge of state-of-the art technologies and approaches to support drug discovery programs.
* Strong command of academic or applied research efforts, scientific literature, and knowledge of key opinion leaders in the area.
* Candidates with expertise in metabolic or muscle disorders are preferred.

The successful candidate will be a decisive and results-oriented individual who is flexible, team-oriented, creative and able to excel in a multi-project, fast-track environment. The incumbent will be a strategic thinker who interacts and collaborates with project teams, peers and management in identifying and achieving discovery goals from both scientific and strategic perspectives.

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.