Scientist - Skeletal Diseases - Target Discovery and Validation

Location
Tarrytown, New York, US
Posted
Jun 04, 2018
Ref
12953BR
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:
The Skeletal Diseases group is looking for a PhD level Scientist. This focus of this role is to plan and execute in vivo experiments to enable target discovery and validation in the area of skeletal diseases. Additionally, this person will develop and execute various in vivo and ex vivo imaging techniques of bone using microCT, PET and other modalities, overseeing the operation of various imaging machines, image data analysis, development of new techniques.

Duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Independently design and execute in vivo experiments to test genetically engineered mice and potential therapeutic antibodies in disease models.
  • Operate in vivo and ex vivo µCT machines and analyze data generated from them.
  • Set up PET imaging and investigate potential other imaging techniques to further our knowledge of bone biology, target discovery and target validation in various diseases of the skeleton
  • To keep up to date with current advances in imaging techniques and skeletal biology using literature and attending meetings/conferences in this field.
  • May directly or indirectly lead, guide, and assist Research Associates in conducting research.
  • The candidate is expected to work creatively and collaboratively in a dynamic team environment, and to present their research findings to interdisciplinary teams.


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Requirements:
This role requires a minimum of a PhD in a relevant scientific discipline with 2+ years post-doctoral experience (in academia or industry). This experience must include the ability to plan, conduct and analyze experiments both in vivo and in vitro. Additional requirements include:

• In vivo and ex vivo µCT operation and analysis of data, experience with other imaging modalities a plus
• Experience working with mice
• Must have strong organizational skills including the ability to manage several projects simultaneously
• Ability to analyze and present scientific results to multidisciplinary teams and senior management.
• Clear and professional verbal and written communication

Level will be commensurate with experience.

This position will require a physical before starting.

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: 12953BR