R&D Associate - Auditory

Location
Tarrytown, NY, United States
Posted
Apr 16, 2019
Ref
16186BR
Required Education
Bachelors 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
We are looking for a research associate for activities related to Auditory research and the Decibel Collaboration. The ideal candidate is experienced in cell and molecular biology, and willing to master new techniques related to inner ear biology.

Responsibilities
- Routine mammalian cell culture including transduction and generating clonal cell lines.
- Basic and advanced molecular biology, including DNA, RNA and protein extraction and purification, cloning of cDNAs, western blots, CRISPR technologies for in vitro applications, and qPCR.
- Microscopy and downstream analysis of results.
- Regular use of software and programs associated with job functions, including Microsoft Office, Prism, ImageJ or other image analysis platform, DNA analysis software, publically available online resources including the UCSC Genome Browser, OMIM and UniProt.
- Able to plan and execute experiments, maintain accurate, up-to-date electronic records/notebooks, communicate between working groups and independently organize daily tasks.

Requirements
This position requires a minimum of a Bachelor or Masters Degree or equivalent and 2+ years of related experience and/or training. Experience should include:
- Knowledge and experience in cell biology techniques and applications.
- Strong molecular biology skills.
- Familiarity with methods of DNA, RNA and protein analysis.
- Comfortable with confocal and brightfield microscopy. Experience with post-acquisition image analysis is preferred.
- Experience with rodent dissections and sample preparation for analysis.
- Work with animals will be required.
- Willingness to learn new techniques and applications is a must.

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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