Research Associate II/III, Immunology & Inflammation

Location
Tarrytown, New York
Posted
Mar 20, 2018
Ref
12111BR
Required Education
Associate Degree
Position Type
Full time
Position Summary

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
Seeking a motivated Research Associate with at least 3-7 years of experience with mouse disease models to join a highly interactive immunology team. Masters degree in Immunology, Biology, Biochemistry, or related discipline with at least 3-7+ year relevant lab research experience or Bachelor's degree in Immunology, Biology, Biochemistry, or related discipline with 7-10+ years relevant lab research experience.

The preferred candidate will have training in the proper handling and care of mice, general surgical techniques, and the collection of blood and tissue samples. Experience in tissue culture (maintenance of transformed and primary cells), cell-based assays, ELISA, MSD, and flow cytometry are highly desirable. Study novel methodologies based on protocol provided by literature, seminars, and other scientists. Analyze data and interpret results of experiments within the context of research project goals, and work closely with supervisor to prepare and deliver effective oral presentations and papers in the area of expertise during internal and external meetings. Maintain state-of-the-art laboratory equipment, and accurate and complete records.
Basic computer literacy and experience collecting and analyzing biological data on the computer is a necessity. Candidates will need to be highly organized, flexible and motivated.

Responsibilities
*Must have experience in tissue culture. Cell line and primary cell based assay (mouse and human) experience along with knowledge of flow cytometry (multi-color) is a plus.

*Must have experience conducting in vivo experiments using mouse models of autoimmune and inflammatory diseases with training in the proper handling and care of mice, general surgical techniques, and the collection/processing of blood and tissue samples.

*Must have experience with RNA/DNA isolation and basic molecular biology skills.

*Must have experience with ELISAs & preferred experience with MSDs, Luminex etc

*Preferred experience analyzing biological data using GraphPad Prism, FACS DIVA software, FlowJo, SoftMax Pro, and Meso Scale Discovery (MSD) Discovery Workbench software.

*Preferred experience with primary human cell isolation and design/execution of immunological assays

*Experience in interpreting, analyzing and presenting research data and working in fast-paced, result oriented research environment and inter-departmental collaborations.

*Contribute to lab and equipment maintenance and order supplies/reagents to help create a safe, effective and efficient working environment.

Masters degree in Immunology, Biology, Biochemistry, or related discipline with at least 3-7+ year relevant lab research experience or Bachelor's degree in Immunology, Biology, Biochemistry, or related discipline with 7-10+ years relevant lab research experience

Demonstrated hands-on experience with cellular and molecular biology techniques including isolation and culture of cell lines and primary cells (immune cells of human and mouse origin), experience with multi-cellular assays highly desired, transfections, DNA/RNA/qRT-PCR, multi-color flow cytometry, ELISA (MSD etc), Western blots, functional assays (e.g. proliferation, cytokine production, etc.). In vivo and ex vivo experience a must

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.

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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.

Requisition Number: 12111BR