R&D Specialist - Hematological Malignancies

Location
Tarrytown, NY
Posted
Sep 27, 2019
Ref
17726BR
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:
The Oncology Research group is currently seeking a highly motivated SR. R&D Specialist / R&D Specialist to join a dynamic team working on the generation and characterization of novel in vivo models of hematological malignancies as well as the preclinical validation of new hematological cancer targets.

Responsibilities:
The ideal candidate should be able to design and carry out complex in vivo mouse experiments. The candidate must have experience in collecting murine blood, bone marrow aspirates, and other tissues samples, and in performing multi-parameter flow cytometry. Ideal candidate will have a basic knowledge of immunolgy and cancer biology, be able to independently execute experiments, and must be highly organized with an attention to details. The ability to work effectively in a team, good organizational and interpersonal skills, and basic computer skills (Word and Excel) are a must.

Responsibilities:

• xenograft patient leukemia and lymphoma samples into mice

• collect blood and bone marrow aspirates from small animals

• perform multiparameter flow cytometry and analysis

• perform sc, ip, iv injections

• experience with hematological patient-derive xenograft (PDX) models a plus

• perform necropsy

• data analysis

Requirements:

• BS/BA/MA in biomedical sciences + at least 3-5 years' experience working with in vivo mouse tumor models

• Expertise in multiparameter flow cytometry and data analysis with FlowJo

• Experience in xenograft patient leukemia samples and in administration of experimental therapies (iv, ip, sc injections)

• In vivo mouse experience including blood and bone marrow aspirates sampling

• Outstanding organizational skills with ability to manage and record details of multiple in vivo experiments simultaneously

• Aability to work independently to design experiments, interpret data, troubleshoot, and adapt experimental design based on emerging data

• Good communication and interpersonal skills

• Competent in standard scientific software (eg. Excel and Prism) and basic computer skills (Word and Excel)

This position will require the individual to pass a physical before beginning employment.

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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