Scientist, Immunology

Location
Tarrytown, NY, United States
Posted
Oct 31, 2020
Ref
21719BR
Discipline
Science/R&D, Immunology
Required Education
Associate Degree
Position Type
Full time
VelocImmune (VI) Next is an innovative technology development group that creates and uses complex mouse models and functional assays to study antibody, oligonucleotide, and cell-based therapies across various therapeutic areas in R&D. We are seeking a talented, motivated scientist who has a strong background in Immunology to work in a highly collaborative research environment to support various cell and gene therapies, focusing on technology innovation as well as developing and progressing potential therapeutics.

As the Scientist, VI Next a typical day might include the following:
  • Designing and implementing new strategies to enhance T cell and other cell-based therapies, using Regeneron's state-of-the-art antibody and gene engineering technologies.
  • Analyzing candidate therapeutics using in vivo mouse models of tumors, autoimmunity, and transplantation.
  • Developing in vivo and in vitro/cell-based assays to screen and characterize candidate therapeutics
  • Developing methods to engineer and analyze hematopoietic stem cells and other primary cells
  • Suggesting and pursuing new targets/pathways and new technologies for improving humanized mouse models.
  • Investigating new technologies, independently and collaboratively, in antibody and cell-based therapeutics.
  • Supervising research associates and/or scientists.
This role might be for you if:
  • You have excellent presentation and communication skills
  • You are a strong leader
  • Candidates will need to be highly organized, flexible, able to coordinate multiple projects independently.

To be considered for this opportunity, you must have a PhD in immunology, molecular biology, genetics or related fields with 5+ years industry experience. A strong knowledge base and a proven record of innovation and research accomplishments in experience with immunology, familiar with basic molecular biology techniques (cloning, PCR, CRISPR gene editing, etc.), flow cytometry and other standard immunological assays is required. Experience in one or more of the following is highly preferred: cell therapy and conditioning regimen; gene editing in primary cells; the complement system and/or FcR biology is preferred. Animal models for immuno-oncology indications, especially T cell based, 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!

Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or belief (or lack thereof), sex, nationality, national or ethnic origin, civil status, age, citizenship status, membership of the Traveler community, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, familial status, marital or registered civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity status, gender identity, gender reassignment, military or veteran status, or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application process. Please contact us to discuss any accommodations you think you may need.

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