Lead In Vivo Imaging Scientist

Location
Tarrytown, New York
Posted
Mar 20, 2018
Ref
12011BR
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:

The successful candidate will be Imaging team's lead in vivo Imaging Scientist. This role will work in close collaboration with scientists from all therapeutic areas, technology teams, and other Imaging scientists to design, execute, supervise, and interpret preclinical in vivo imaging experiments in relevant animal models. Current projects include investigations into fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva (FOP), Alzheimer's Disease, atherosclerosis, pulmonary hypertension, myocardial infarction, and tumor studies using patient derived xenografts (PDX) animal models. However, projects are always changing as new ideas and opportunities present themselves.

Responsibilities:

- Collaborate with directors, research scientists and associates to review project portfolios, evaluate potential applications and design appropriate in vivo imaging strategies with appropriate quantitative endpoints
- Serve as point person to coordinate with and supervise personnel responsible for experiment execution, whether they be collaborators within the company or contract research organizations (CROs) to extend our imaging capabilities or bandwidth.
- Review data and results with collaborators, providing expert interpretation and analyses, designing and supervising followup experiments as necessary
- Stay abreast of novel technologies and methods and integrate new technology as appropriate for our applications
- Collaborate with other senior imaging scientists to collectively address application needs, review internal technology capabilities, and design evaluation projects to address shortcomings
- Prepare clear, concise and communicative presentations and documentation for collaborators, other team members, and senior management

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The position requires a PhD in Medical Physics, Bioengineering, Biology, or similar, and five years of relevant experience with preclinical in vivo imaging applications using animal models.

- A passion for biology and helping others
- Exceptional critical thinking, attention to detail, and strong analytical, problem solving, and troubleshooting skills
- Ability to shift focus between multiple projects while still meeting deadlines
- A proven ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a larger project
- A dedication to share, collaborate, and lift up others

Additional requirements:
- A proven history of independent investigations, innovative thinking, time and effort management, strong interpersonal skills, and a demonstrated ability to collaborate across departments
- Past experience in study design, execution, and interpretation of animal models using vivo imaging technologies such as MRI, uCT, PET/CT, US, FMT, BLI, etc.
- 3D visualization and analysis using platforms such as Amira, Analyze, Osirix, VivoQuant, or similar
- Fundamentals of biostatistics

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: 12011BR