Temp Research Associate - Lipid metabolism and obesity

Location
Tarrytown, New York, US
Posted
Sep 15, 2018
Ref
13897BR
Discipline
Science/R&D, Research
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 seeking a talented research associate to join the Muscle and Metabolism Group to support our discovery and development efforts in the area of lipid and energy metabolism. The individual will be responsible for the execution of in vivo biological experiments necessary for testing of experimental therapeutics and for mechanistic biology studies. The ideal candidate will have in vivo/in vitro expertise in metabolic diseases area. The candidate will be hardworking, flexible, innovative and able to function effectively in a fast-paced dynamic environment. They will also have excellent communication skills and be able to perform well in a team.

• Perform in vivo and in vitro studies

• In vitro technical expertise including, but not limited to:
- Western blot, ELISA, FACS, cell culture and transfections, cell-based assays

• In vivo technical expertise including, but not limited to:
- Mouse handling, injections, bleeds and tissues collection

• The candidate will also perform relevant data analysis and interpretation, collate data for presentation or reporting, and present data at group meetings.

• The candidate will be responsible for maintaining accurate and complete laboratory records

Requirements:

A minimum of a Bachelor's degree with 3 plus years of relevant laboratory experience is required. A background in lipid metabolism and/or obesity is preferred.

Proficiency in software for data analysis (e.g., Excel, Prism), and data reporting/presentation (e.g., Word, PowerPoint).
Ability to multi-task and perform work with a high degree of attention to detail.
Ability to troubleshoot and interpret data independently.
Needs to be comfortable with working on multiple projects and switching priorities as needed.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to collaborate productively with different functional groups.
Strong organizational and timely record-keeping skills.
A background in lipid metabolism, liver biology and /or obesity is preferred.

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.