R&D Associate, VelocImmune Next

Tarrytown, NY, United States
Apr 17, 2019
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.

An entry/mid-level opportunity to join the VI Next group as a R&D Associate. As a member of the team, your responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, making targeting vectors to modify mouse embryonic stem cells, phenotyping new mouse models, and working closely with other scientists to support projects as they progress through the pipeline. Ideal candidates will have strong molecular biology skills, an understanding of immunology, as well as some lab experience. A keen attention to detail and excellent communication skills are required as you will need to collaborate and build relationships with other departments across Regeneron to meet departmental goals.

The new member will perform the following duties:
  • Molecular cloning: PCR, Maxi prep, mini prep, restriction digests, Cas9 digests, Gibson assemblies, gel electrophoresis, sequence analysis
  • In vitro testing: cell culture (established and primary), transient transfections
  • Protein and other bio-assays: Western blotting, ELISAs, basic flow cytometry

In addition to these laboratory skills, the team member will:
  • Provide support both within the group and with other Regeneron departments to ensure VI Next projects are progressing as scheduled
  • Maintain accurate records in an electronic notebook
  • Analyze data using Prism and/or Excel
  • Present experimental results in small and large group meetings

  • The ideal candidate will have a BS and 2-5 years experience or MS with 1-3 years experience.
  • He/she should have some molecular biology experience and a solid understanding of genetics.
  • Candidates must be well organized with a strong attention to detail paired with excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Candidates must be flexible and able to multi-task while handling shifting priorities.
  • Candidates should have experience with Microsoft Office and web based genomic databases (Ensembl, NCBI, UCSC genome browser, SMART, etc.).
  • Knowledge or experience with TaqMan, NGS, and/or CRISPR is a plus!
  • A good grasp of immunology would be an advantage.
  • Bachelors: 3-5 years; Masters: 2-3 years

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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