R&D Specialist, Immuno-oncology

Tarrytown, NY
Sep 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.


The Oncology team is seeking a highly skilled Senior Research Specialist or Associate Scientist to perform complex in vivo preclinical imaging experiments to characterize and validate novel immune modulating anti-tumor therapeutics. The qualified candidate will have a strong background in immunology and/or oncology, flow cytometry, cell culture, and murine tumor models, with a willingness to learn preclinical imaging using fluorescence and/or radiation (PET or SPECT). The candidate must be highly motivated and organized with an attention to detail and should collaborate effectively with colleagues. We invite applications from individuals eager to use preclinical imaging techniques to support discovery and translational research.


• Develop therapeutic immuno-oncology tumor models in both immunocompetent and immunocompromised mice

• Perform all aspects of longitudinal imaging studies, including planning, set-up, animal handling, dosing, scanner operation, and ex vivo biodistribution

• Perform ex vivo processing/purification of multiple tissues/cells for subsequent immunohistochemistry and/or multi-parameter flow cytometry

• Dose mice by intravenous, subcutaneous, and intraperitoneal injections, or oral gavage

• Perform cell culture, including passaging, expanding, cryopreservation, thawing and processing of cells

• Organize studies: timing of in vitro culturing, tumor implantation, and drug dosing

• Summarize and record studies in electronic notebooks


  • This position requires a B.S./M.S. and at least 3-5 years'+ of experience
  • Expertise in preclinical tumor models, administration of experimental drugs, and the ability to make detailed observations of tumor growth and mouse health
  • Experience performing multi-parameter flow cytometry
  • Experience or willingness to work with radioactivity
  • Experience working with sterile cell culture techniques for the growth and maintenance of cell lines
  • Strong organizational skills, including the ability to manage and record details of several projects simultaneously
  • Candidate should be competent in standard scientific software used for data analysis (e.g., Microsoft Excel and Prism), as well as Microsoft Word and PowerPoint
  • Candidate should be a strong team player with excellent oral and written communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively, interpret data, and troubleshoot

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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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.