Scientist (Formulations Development)

Tarrytown, New York, US
May 16, 2018
Required Education
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 seeking a Scientist to lead formulation development activities within the Formulation Development Group of Regeneron Pharmaceutical Inc. at Tarrytown, NY.
The Scientist will carry out research on formulation, stability and characterization, and develop new formulation and drug delivery technologies.

• Leads and participates in formulation and product development and stability assessment activities that may include candidate screening and selection, developing lyophilized or liquid formulations for all phases of pre-clinical, clinical and commercial development.
• Independently designs, executes and documents research and technology innovation projects to expand organizational intellectual property.
• Establishes a comprehensive physicochemical knowledge base of therapeutic drug candidates and utilizes it to identify critical quality attributes for formulation and drug product development, and to support various cross-functional processes.
• Develops fit-for-purpose analytical methods to support biophysical characterization, formulation and process development and research stability testing.
• Presents work at group, department and cross functional meetings, serves as a team representative in drug development team meetings, and shares knowledge and expertise of formulation and drug product development at cross-functional team meetings.
• Authors and reviews formulation development sections of regulatory and technical documents, study reports and technology transfer documents.
• Seeks out, recognizes and assesses new technologies to improve formulation development and stability testing.

• Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Biochemistry, Biophysics, , Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or a related discipline, with 0-3 years of relevant industry working experience. Post-doctoral experience is highly preferred.
• Experience with protein/peptide chemistry, biophysical/biochemical characterization, and biomolecule product development is preferred.
• Experiences in drug product characterization, stability, analytical method development for biologics are highly desirable.
• Hands-on experience and trouble-shooting proficiency with applying chromatographic (HPLC, UPLC, column chromatography), capillary electrophoresis and/or biophysical techniques (UV-vis, DLS, CD, FTIR, DSC, AUC, Fluorescence, Ramen spectroscopy, visible and subvisible particle analysis, etc.) for protein characterization are highly desirable.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Demonstrated track record of peer-reviewed publications.
• Enthusiasm in science with a motivation for making contributions in a team environment is necessary.
• Able to quickly adapt to changes in project direction.

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.

Requisition Number: 13319BR