R&D Associate - Skeletal Diseases

Location
Tarrytown, New York, US
Posted
Nov 18, 2018
Ref
14548BR
Discipline
Science/R&D, Pathology
Required Education
Associate Degree
Position Type
Full time
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 Skeletal Diseases group is looking for an R&D Associate/Specialist. This person would be responsible for performing in vivo and in vitro experiments in the field of bone disease, while having a full understanding of, and the ability to, apply established principles of mouse models in bone disease, follow standard operating protocols in in vivo & in vitro research. They will additionally analyze and interpret experimental data, prepares scientific presentations and ability to present to the group . Responsibilities. 1. Able to perform in vivo experiments using mouse models - responsibilities include bleeds, injections, and take down and subsequent analysis . 2. Responsible for managing mouse cohorts - monitoring mice for health status, recording clinical observations at regular intervals and routine bio-fluid collections . 3. Responsible for handling culturing of eukaryotic cell culture, transfections, and infections . 4.basic molecular biology e.g. cloning, transfection, DNA/RNA isolation, qPCR , biochemical methods SDS-page, western blot and immunohistochemistry, FACS techniques . The candidate will support multiple projects and is expected to manage time efficiently. The position also entails lab management supports such as ordering supplies and equipment, maintaining lab records, and adhering to safety regulations . Requirements. At the Associate level, Candidates are expected to have a minimum of a bachelor's degree in biology or a related field . Experience is desired with animal models, in vivo techniques using mouse models, mammalian cell culture and basic molecular biology e.g. cloning, DNA/RNA isolation, qPCR , biochemical methods SDS-page, western blot and immunohistochemistry, FACS techniques . Must be able to use sound judgment to effectively solve problems, display excellent critical thinking skills and work with little supervision . Good organization skills, excellent attention to detail, good interpersonal skills, perform as a team player. Some weekend and evening flexibility will be required. Master's degree in biology preferred. Computer experience e.g. macvector, Excel, PRISM . This position will require the individual to pass a physical before beginning employment . 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.