R&D Associate (Analytical Formulation)

Location
Tarrytown, NY, United States
Posted
May 12, 2019
Ref
16308BR
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 seeking a highly motivated R&D Associate to join the Analytical Team in Formulation Development Group. The successful candidate will support and contribute to the development, optimization, qualification and transfer (internal and external) of LC and/or CE based analytical methods used in the IND enabling stability and formulation development studies. The ideal candidate will have strong expertise in analytical method development, protein characterization and LC/CE based methods. Experience with formulation development, statistical analysis, rheology, and particle analysis is a plus. The successful candidate should also have excellent organizational and communication skills, and ability to design and troubleshoot experiments independently.

Responsibilities

• Develop, quality and implement analytical methods to support stability and various formulation development studies

• Write and review technical documents supporting analytical development and regulatory filings, including analytical method procedures (SOPs) and method development reports

• Participate in general lab instrument maintenance and perform trouble shooting independently

• Evaluate, interpret and present data at group and team meetings

• Bring in new ideas from the literature or external practices and propose alternative approaches

• Maintain accurate and complete laboratory record.

• Provide training to junior analysts.

• Collaborate with other team members in Formulation Development Group and other functional groups at Regeneron in supporting the program development
Requirements
Experience and Education:

• BS degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Biochemistry, or related field with ≥2 years of research experience, or MS degree in the afore mentioned fields with ≥1 years of hands-on research experience

Skills:

• In-depth knowledge of the principles and concepts of HPLC/UPLC and CE-based separation methods commonly used for biologics product development

• Extensive experience in analytical method development, optimization, validation, and trouble shooting

• A working knowledge of QbD principles and the application of statistical approaches to method development and qualification is preferable

• Experience in particle analysis techniques such as HIAC and MFI, compendial methods used to assess drug product and biophysical techniques such as Raman, FTIR, DSC and DLS is desirable

• Prior experiences in early and/or late stage formulation development or experiences in the areas of protein chemistry, statistical analytical, and mass spectrometry are highly desirable

Requirements

• Ability to work independently with strong technical and problem solving skills

• Ability to work individually and in a team setting

• Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment where priorities can shift rapidly

• Ability to communicate effectively

• Ability to multi-task and support accelerated timelines

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.

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