Research Associate - RNAseq

Tarrytown, New York
Apr 21, 2018
Science/R&D, Research
Required Education
Bachelors 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.

We are looking for a Research Associate -RNAseq, who is responsible for running NGS library construction for RNAseq and Illumina sequencing.

Individual should have a foundation of basic scientific knowledge obtained through academic training and/or experience.
• Be technically competent in basic protocols for NGS RNAseq.
• Be able to read and understand scientific material directly related to his/her experiments assigned.
• Perform routine protocols for NGS RNAseq independently.
• Have the ability to integrate results obtained and determine how to proceed.
• Observes any problems in the execution of experimental processes or in results and recommend solutions to his/her supervisor.
• Capable of modifying functions to approach new situations.
• Writes draft experimental protocol or method SOP with guidance.
• Learns safety requirements of his/her laboratory. Attends safety training. Recognizes potential safety problems and takes action to correct them.
• Communicate with members of Molecular Profiling group effectively.

This position requires a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and at least 1-2 years of experience working in a molecular biology lab.

The preferred experience include:
• Experience with NGS library prep.
• Experience with operating DNA sequencing using Illumina sequencing instruments.
• Experience in lab automation with liquid handling robots.
• Experience in molecular biology techniques such as PCR and Taqman.
• Experience with using LIMS.

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: 12663BR