Research Associate II-IV, Infectious Diseases

Location
Tarrytown, New York, US
Posted
Jul 13, 2018
Ref
13471BR
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
Regeneron is seeking a highly qualified candidate for a Research Associate for infectious disease target discovery, assay development and monoclonal antibody evaluation and selection.

Responsibilities

• Design, execute and control experiments based on protocols.

• Develop new methods or technologies and troubleshoot protocols.

• Perform advanced laboratory calculations and manipulations along with the analysis and interpretation of data with little to no supervision.

• Document findings and lab records in a laboratory notebook.

• Communicates experimental results, conclusions and ideas directly to supervisor, project team members and management in quality presentation form.

• Capable of guiding the daily activities of other research associates or summer interns and will train others in his/her area of expertise.

Requirements
1. The Research Associate shall possess a Bachelor's level degree in Microbiology, Immunology, Molecular Biology, Medical Technology or a related field and 2 to 5 years of related laboratory experience or a Master's level degree in a field outlined above and 0 to 4 years of related laboratory experience.
2. Advanced knowledge of laboratory equipment and laboratory safety procedures at Biosafety Level 2 and 3.
3. Developed knowledge of microbiology and current research technologies and practices including culture and handling of viruses, yeast and parasites.
4. Skilled in the use of word processing, spreadsheet and database software.
5. Skilled in multi-color flow cytometry procedures, including analysis using standard software (e.g., FlowJo).
6. Skilled in statistical analysis of acquired data and advanced knowledge of basic statistical packages (e.g., Prism GraphPad).
7. Skilled in the use of aseptic technique.
8. Skilled in the handling of small animals, including infection and various injection routes (e.g., subcutaneous, intraperitoneal, intramuscular and intravenous, etc.) and organ harvest.
9. Ability to interface with scientists, other research associates and to communicate effectively with all levels in the organization.
10. Initiative with respect to the design and execution of experiments.
11. Independently makes detailed observations, analyses data, interprets results and reports findings to management.
12. Must routinely be able to work on multiple projects simultaneously.

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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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.