Temp-R&D Associate (Analytical Chemistry)

Location
Tarrytown, New York, US
Posted
Nov 15, 2018
Ref
14745BR
Required Education
Associate Degree
Position Type
Contract
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 with experience in protein mass spectrometry to join the Analytical Chemistry group of Regeneron located at Tarrytown, NY. The candidate will focus on applying the state-of-the-art mass spectrometry technology to conduct biochemical characterization of Regeneron's antibody-based therapeutic protein candidates and/or products. The candidate will be involved in developing analytical methods, executing experimental protocols for protein primary structure analysis, carbohydrate profiling, protein charge variants analysis, and post-translational modifications PTMs identification on monoclonal antibodies from at all stages of development. The candidate will also be involved in developing new mass spectrometry technologies to support the R&D programs. Responsibilities Develops primarily LC/MS based analytical methods to support the development of monoclonal antibody-based therapeutic proteins at all stages . Conducts analytical experiments on therapeutic proteins, and analyzes mass spectrometry data to elucidate the quality attributes of therapeutic protein candidates and/or products . Conducts analytical methods qualification to support the late-stage therapeutic protein development programs . Documents experiments, results and findings in electronic laboratory notebook . presents work at the group and department meetings . participates in the writing of technical reports, SOPs, and analytical method protocols etc. Provides the data in a quality presentation form graphs, figures, tables, etc. to support regulatory submissions and peer-reviewed publications . Works with multi-functional program/project teams . Participates in the general lab and instrument maintenance . Requirements BS or MS in Analytical Chemistry, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Pharmaceutical Science, Chemical or Biomedical Engineering or related discipline with 0-5 years of relevant experience . Prior Biotech/biopharma industry experience is preferred but not required . Prior experience in protein characterization using LC-MS is preferred but not required . Prior experience with protein intact mass analysis and peptide mapping is preferred but not required . Willing to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, and be capable of handling multiple tasks while meeting timelines and adapting to changing priorities . Ability to support management and to work in cross functional teams . Strong organization and communication skills and effective interpersonal skills . Ability to learn new technologies and solve problems . Ability to work in a team environment . 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. To all agencies . Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of Regeneron about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at Regeneron via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of Regeneron, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by Regeneron for this position and a valid agreement with Regeneron is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the Regeneron agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid. 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.