Scientist - Gut-Brain-Liver Axis

Location
Tarrytown, New York, US
Posted
Aug 19, 2018
Ref
13812BR
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 Metabolic and Muscle Disease Group at Regeneron is committed to discovering novel targets and innovative medicines to treat metabolic and muscle disorders. We are seeking someone with strong command of molecular and cellular biology and in vivo pharmacology to study gut-brain-liver interactions for metabolic diseases and provide validation for new projects. The candidate would be responsible for providing scientific direction, technical expertise and leadership, and will coordinate activities with other groups across the organization.

Responsibilities
Perform in vitro and in vivo studies to advance our understanding of the biology of the gut-brain-liver axis and understand how genetic variants in gut expressed genes confer risk or protection from metabolic diseases. The studies will help identify new targets and support drug development.

Requirements
Technical skills
Broad experience in molecular and cellular biology and in vivo pharmacology is essential.

Experience and Required Skills
PhD or MD with strong scientific credentials. Candidates with expertise in metabolic, neurological or liver disorders are preferred.

Experience and Required Skills:
The candidate will possess the following qualifications:

• PhD and/or MD with a minimum of three years of research.

• Strong scientific credentials.

• Knowledge of technologies and approaches to support drug discovery programs.

• Strong command of academic or applied research efforts and scientific literature.

• Candidates with expertise in metabolic, neurological or liver disorders are preferred.

The successful candidate will be a decisive and results-oriented individual who is flexible, team-oriented, creative and able to excel in a multi-project, fast-track environment. The incumbent will be a strategic thinker who collaborates with project teams, peers and management in identifying and achieving discovery goals from both scientific and strategic perspectives.

This position will require the individual to pass a physical before beginning employment.

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.