Scientist - Age Related Disorders In Vitro/Molecular

Location
Tarrytown, NY
Posted
Oct 19, 2019
Ref
17629BR
Required Education
Doctorate/PHD/MD
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 Aging/Age-Related Disorders group at Regeneron is committed to discovering novel targets and innovative medicines to treat Age-Related disorders through an enhanced understanding of the mechanisms of Aging. We are seeking someone with strong command of molecular biology, biochemistry, in vitro assay development, and who could help analyze sample from in vivo pharmacology experiments, to help advance the understanding of age-related disorders, and provide validation for new projects. The candidate would be responsible for helping to contribute to the scientific direction of the group, technical expertise and leadership, coordinating activities with project teams and other groups across the organization.

Responsibilities:

• Design and execute both cell-based and biochemical assays to support the characterization and evaluation of novel molecules for Age-Related Disorder applications.

• Drive the development of cell-based assays, or other novel technologies needed to innovate around technical or scientific obstacles.

• Identify and study potential novel biologies, mechanisms, modalities, and/or therapeutic targets using a wide range of approaches.

• Support technology development for improving the delivery of novel therapeutics to regions of interest.

• Design rigorous and appropriate experiments to address core questions, and rigorously analyze and evaluate resultant data.

• Present data both internally and externally, and productively participate in discussions in our collaborative, cross-functional team environment.

• Motivate, develop, and supervise research associates.

Requirements:
This position requires a minimum of a PhD and 3+ years of relevant experience post degree. A background in skeletal muscle/neuromuscular junction biology is helpful but not mandatory. Other age-related areas of interest include kidney biology, expertise in mitochondria, expertise in DNA damage and repair

Experiences should include:

• Excellent publication record is highly desirable

• Ability to both work independently

• Managerial experience desireable but not required.

• Broad knowledge of molecular biology, biochemistry, histology, aseptic cell culturing and in vitro assay development

• Experience with differentiation of ES or hIPCs highly desirable

• Experience with antisense oligonucleotides, siRNA and/or CRISPR technologies preferable

The successful candidate will be a decisive and results-oriented individual who is flexible, team-oriented, creative and able to excel in a multi-project, fast-track environment. The incumbent will be a strategic thinker who interacts and collaborates with project teams, peers and management in identifying and achieving discovery goals from both scientific and strategic perspectives.

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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