Scientist- Neurosciences cell biology

Location
Tarrytown, New York, US
Posted
May 22, 2018
Ref
12710BR
Required Education
Doctorate/PHD/MD
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
We are seeking a creative and self-motivated Scientist to join the Neurosciences group to support the development of technologies for therapeutics in neurodegenerative diseases or other CNS disorders. The individual should have a solid background in intracellular trafficking and neurodegenerative diseases as well as experience with antisense oligonucleotides, siRNA and/or CRISPR technologies.

Responsibilities
This Scientist will be responsible for designing and executing cell based assays and in vivo behavioral assays to support the characterization of the mode of action and efficacy of novel molecules for CNS applications. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are also required as this candidate will be expected to work productively in a collaborative, cross-functional team environment. Managerial experience is required.

Requirements
This position requires a minimum of a PhD, and 2-6 years of relevant experience. Additional requirements include:
• Excellent publication record is highly desirable
• Ability to both work independently
• Managerial experience is required
• Experience working with animal models of neurodegenerative and/or neuromuscular disorders
• Broad knowledge of molecular biology, biochemistry, histology, aseptic cell culturing and in vitro assay development
• Experience with in vitro cell binding and uptake assays, intracellular trafficking and RNA biology
• Primary culture of neural cells
• Experience with differentiation of ES or hIPCs highly desirable
• Experience with antisense oligonucleotides, siRNA and/or CRISPR technologies highly preferable
Level will be commensurate with experience

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.

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Requisition Number: 12710BR