Research Associate - Velocigene Tech Dev

Tarrytown, New York, US
Sep 08, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors 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.


We are seeking a talented Research Associate to join VelociGene's neurodegenerative disease research team. The individual will be involved in basic research studies designed to understand the biology behind various neurodegenerative diseases, such as Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and Huntington's. The goal will be to identify and validate novel therapeutic targets and mechanisms. Additionally, this position will support and expand the development of new technologies, to this same end. This candidate will work within a multi-disciplinary group; we are looking for a highly organized, flexible and motivated research associate.

*Experience and Required Skills:
- Experience in molecular and cellular biology and biochemistry
- Experience with cell based assays (Western Blot, ELISA, FACS) preferred
- Experience with mammalian tissue culture preferred
- Experience with CRISPR and other genome editing tools a plus
- Excellent communication skills and computer proficiency are also required

- This position requires a minimum of a BS or MS degree and 6 years of relevant experience.
- A high level of skill in cellular and molecular biology and biochemistry experimental techniques
- Preferred knowledge would include neurobiology and the growth and maintenance of cells of the nervous system; growth and maintenance of embryonic stem cells
- Ability to work independently with limited supervision but also be a productive and cooperative member of a diverse research team.
- Ability to manage multiple projects

Level is 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.