Postdoctoral Fellow, R&D (5 Openings)

Tarrytown, NY, United States
Oct 31, 2020
Required Education
Position Type
Full time

Job Summary and Essential Functions:

At Regeneron, we are known for our scientific excellence, our biomedical innovations, and our dedication to publishing meaningful basic science findings - owning the way in discovering and communicating important mechanistic insights. We are a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. We currently commercialize medicines for eye diseases, high LDL-cholesterol, atopic dermatitis and a rare inflammatory condition and have product candidates in development in other areas of high unmet medical need, including rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, pain, cancer and infectious diseases. We have a long-standing postdoctoral fellow program, and are committed to developing the next generation of leading scientists.


The postdoctoral fellow position is for emerging scientist trainees to receive a rigorous scientific training at Regeneron under the auspices of a scientist mentor for up to four years. Fellows will be expected to conduct creative mechanistic exploratory research that results in publications.

The program will consist of:


  • Up to four years of formal postdoctoral training in a program co-Directed by award-winning and published educators, both of whom are working scientists at Regeneron committed to training postdoctoral fellows
  • Exposure to the biotechnology industry's most successful and innovative scientists
  • Opportunities to pursue ground breaking, creative biomedical research in a prestigious, well- resourced, and highly driven industry environment
  • Weekly postdoctoral scientist meetings to cultivate scientific rigor, creative thinking, critical reasoning, and career advancement
  • Support of scholarly productivity such as publications and conference presentations

As part of your Postdoctoral Training Program, you will:



  • Conduct forward-looking and innovative research to address a novel scientific question of your choice with the guidance of a mentor
  • Publish and disseminate data via external conferences and peer-reviewed publications
  • Have the opportunity to assist with mentoring and guiding interns and other more junior trainees
  • Participate in postdoctoral program activities such as weekly meetings and the annual research conference
  • Present data internally, including at lab meetings, trainee meetings, and company-wide seminars
  • Provide reports of research progress to supervisors and program staff

Experience and Required Skills:



  • Doctoral degree in a relevant subject area
  • Scientists looking for their first or second postdoctoral training
  • Outstanding scientific skills including critical and analytical thinking
  • Demonstrated publication success as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to interact dynamically and constructively with peers, and cross-functionally when applicable
  • Note: occasional travel

Application Details:

Applications Accepted: October 1, 2020 - December 1, 2020

Letters of recommendation are required. (Please find additional details in online application)



  • You are required to submit at least two letters of recommendation to, no later than December 1, 2020.

Applications received after December 1, 2020 may not be considered.

Following the close date, please allow 2 months to receive a status update and 1-2 additional months for interviews.

Targeted Start Date: Summer 2021, but the start date is flexible - depending on when you finish defending your graduate thesis, or finish up prior manuscripts.

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