R&D Specialist (Clinical Bioanalysis)

Location
Tarrytown, New York, US
Posted
Nov 21, 2018
Ref
14806BR
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 An R&D Specialist executes experiments under the minimal supervision of a manager, performs technical tasks, troubleshoots problems, and interprets/presents experimental data results. Generates high quality data and documentation and demonstrates sound decision-making ability in his/her area of expertise. Possesses the analytical skills, along with the competencies of an R&D Associate. Responsibilities . Trains on manual and automated bioanalytical methods and executes methods to perform bioanalysis for clinical studies under minimal supervision . Executes multiple plates/methods within the same day. Consistently generates high quality data and documentation. Adapts to changing priorities . May be responsible for coordinating bioanalysis activities for a clinical program under supervision . Exhibits independence when performing bioanalysis activities and demonstrates a sense of accountability related to his/her work performed and the associated results generated . Independently interprets data to assess plate acceptance criteria and determine appropriate sample dilutions. Reports to his/her manager any assay-related failures. Performs development experiments to troubleshoot assay-related issues under minimal supervision. Summarizes data under minimal supervision and presents data in a logical manner to his/her manager and Laboratory Manager . Demonstrates scientific curiosity and pro-actively asks questions to aid in an understanding of the work. May begin to design development/investigation experiments or contribute to process improvement initiatives . May train R&D Associates and/or Laboratory Assistants and assist other R&D Associates or Specialists . Provides cross-functional support to other bioanalysis teams or groups within the department, as needed . Engages in strong two-way communication with his/her manager, Laboratory Manager and other team-members. Collaborates consistently and successfully with other team members and may begin to demonstrate leadership skills within these collaborations . Actively participates in and presents work at sub-team/group meetings. May present data at department meetings . May prepare study/program specific documentation for the Lab Manager and/or PI, as needed . Executes necessary operations in LIMS requesting samples, building analysis plates, tracking sample movement, tracking pending analysis and performing data entry . Utilizes the ELN for data documentation purposes . Prepares and qualifies reagents, and re-orders laboratory supplies and reagents, as needed. May communicate with internal groups and outside vendors to obtain assay-related reagents . Ensures compliance, as appropriate, for all laboratory work and documentation in accordance with working practices, company SOPs, bioanalytical methods and regulations . Works closely with Quality Control QC to address documentation findings and ensure quality data is provided . Responsible for his/her own safety in the laboratory, as well as for the safety of co-workers and visitors . Conducts himself/herself with professionalism and integrity while maintaining a strong work ethic . Actively participates in his/her own professional and personal development. Communicates effectively with his/her manager with respect to performance management . Requirements Education . Bachelor's degree . r a Master's degree Experience . Typically, 4 plus years of relevant post-degree laboratory experience for Bachelor's degree . Typically, 2 plus years of relevant post-degree laboratory experience for Master's degree 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 #LI-EH1 EH