Temp Research Associate - Mouse Disease Modeling

Location
Tarrytown, New York, US
Posted
Jul 13, 2018
Ref
13160BR
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Contract
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 looking for a research associate for our VelociGene labs for a 6 month engagement. This person will be assisting in analyzing various mouse models of human disease. In addition, this person will learn and apply cutting edge BAC recombineering skills in construction of VelociGene targeting vectors.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Basic laboratory mouse work (such as necropsy, tissue harvest, histology, and live imaging)
  • Conduct basic molecular biology techniques (such as plasmid cloning and PCR)
  • Aid in creating targeting vector constructs
  • Work with bacterial cultures and BAC DNA preps
  • Keeps records up to date and show good organization of their daily tasks


Requirements:
This position requires a Minimum of Bachelor or Master's Degree (M.A) or equivalent; 2 or more years related experience and/or training in:

• Experience in basic laboratory mouse work

• Basic molecular biology work including DNA cloning, nucleic acid purification and analyses protocols such as PCR

• Basic knowledge of DNA analysis software

• Skills in basic laboratory mouse work, including necropsy and tissue harvest.

• Skills in general tissue histology preferred.

• Skills in in vivo imaging preferred.

This position will require a physical before starting.
Level will be commensurate with experience.

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.