R&D Specialist (Histopathology)

Tarrytown, NY, United States
Dec 24, 2020
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Regeneron is currently seeking an experienced and highly motivated Histology Specialist to join the Clinical Histopathology Core within the Oncology group. We are looking for a candidate to work in a multidisciplinary & cross-functional research team with a focus on digital histopathology and cancer research. In this context, the successful candidate will develop and use cutting edge Immunohistochemistry & In situ Hybridization technologies for deep tissue profiling of patient-derived tumor samples as well as support all research and daily laboratory activities.

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

- Sectioning of human tissue samples (biopsy & resected tumors)
- Conduct manual and automated staining of single and/or multiple tissue markers
- Use microscope and/or slide scanners to acquire digital image data
- Visualization and analysis of digital image data using different software tools
- Development, evaluation, validation, implementation and testing of new histology assays (chromogenic & fluorescent) and innovative technologies for tissue analysis
- Effective communication and presentation of results
- Training others in the company in histology and imaging techniques
- Maintain lab supplies, lab equipment, and help with lab organization within a team environment

This role may be for you if:

- You have proven experience and excellent knowledge of histological techniques for single, multi- and hyperplex tissue processing and analysis including chromogenic/fluorescent immunohistochemistry and in situ hybridization
- You have extensive hands-on experience in sectioning of cryo and FFPE tissue samples (biopsy & resected tumors)
- You have experience with automated tissue staining (e.g. Leica Bond & Ventana Discovery Ultra) and microscopic imaging devices (e.g. Leica Aperio & Zeiss AxioScan)

To be considered for this position, you must have at least a Bachelor's degree/ Associate's Degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology or related field with a minimum of 5 years' hands-on experience in the field of histology. We are seeking an individual with previous experience in assay development and a desire to learn new technologies. In addition, good computer skills are required and basic knowledge in image analysis (e.g. Definiens, Visiopharm or Indica Labs) as well as cancer research and immuno-oncology is a plus. The successful candidate's responsibilities will cover many aspects of our current workflow with the potential to expand their skill set, learn new techniques and expand their role within the group.

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.