R&D Specialist (Immunology, Autoimmunity)

Tarrytown, NY, United States
Sep 26, 2020
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
The Immunology team is seeking a motivated R&D Specialist with mouse disease model knowledge to join their highly interactive group. This key role will study novel methodologies based on protocol provided by literature, seminars, and other scientists. We are looking for an individual to conduct experiments, predominantly of basic immunology, analyze data and interpret results of experiments within the context of research project goals. We are searching for someone who can collaborate effectively with their supervisor to prepare and deliver successful presentations and papers in the area of expertise during internal and external meetings.

As an R&D Specialist a typical day might include the following:

- Conducting experiments, mouse surgeries, and blood collection and tissue samples using basic lab techniques
- Developing and optimizing relevant disease mouse models of autoimmune and inflammatory diseases and analysis of associated disease-related pathologies by flow cytometry, histology and ELISA
- Creating and executing cell-based assays to screen candidate antibodies for various research programs
- Performing ELISAs and/or MSDs to measure cytokine levels and determine antigen binding for various research programs
- Screening candidate antibodies through cell-based assay execution for multiple research programs
- Troubleshooting methodological and technical issues, interpreting experimental data and literature, and communicates results to all levels
- Contributing to lab maintenance and project management by developing innovative methods or technologies

This role may be for you if:

- You have experience in the areas of autoimmunity, inflammation, or mucosal immunology
- You have proven expertise on collecting and analyzing biological data using computer literacy
- You are highly organized, flexible, and motivated
- You are passionate about evolving science and technology

To be considered for this opportunity, you must either have a BS degree with 5+ years of relevant experience or an MS degree with 3+ years of relevant experience in inflammation, autoimmunity, or mucosal immunity and relevant preclinical mouse models. Experience with proper handling and care of mice and mouse models of autoimmune or inflammatory diseases is required. Multi-parameter flow cytometry and data/biological data analysis experience and using ELISA with preferred experience using MSD. Experience in analyzing biological data using GraphPad Prism, SoftMax Pro, FACS, FlowJo or Meso Scale Discovery (MSD) Discovery Workbench software is preferred.

Does this sound like you? Apply now to take your first steps toward living the Regeneron Way! We have an inclusive and diverse culture that provides amazing benefits including health and wellness programs, fitness centers and stock for employees at all levels!

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