R&D Specialist (Immunoscreening Group)

Tarrytown, NY, United States
Apr 29, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Regeneron is looking for a highly motivated and experienced R&D Specialist to join our Therapeutic Antibodies Immunoscreening team. You will contribute to the identification of potential therapeutic antibodies, in-vitro characterization and selection process of the lead molecules in early discovery.

You will develop and optimize protein-based and cell-based immunoassays suitable for high throughput antibody screenings with a focus on obesity, metabolism & muscle disease targets and aging targets. You should have a strong background in biological sciences preferably biochemistry or immunology with hands-on experience in immunoassay development.

In this role, a typical day might include performing the following:
  • Design and optimize immunoassays to assess antibody therapeutics functional properties.
  • Design and execute cell-binding assays to categorize the diversity of antibodies in the collection.
  • Validate, optimize, and execute assays for high throughput automated screening.
  • Maintain and expand cells to perform medium to high throughput mammalian cell binding flow cytometry assays and maintain mammalian and murine cell cultures.
  • Optimize assays for in-vitro quantitative characterization of the lead antibodies.
  • Compile and analyze data by Excel and graphic software.
  • Keep accurate records of experimental procedures and results.
  • Maintain lab equipment on and off the integrated automation platforms, including flow cytometers, plate readers, etc.
This job might be for you if:
  • You enjoy working productively in a fast-paced collaborative environment.
  • You have an eye for detail and pride yourself on the quality of your work.
  • With your sleeves rolled up, you work on current problems while thinking of future solutions.
  • You have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

To be considered for the role, you must have a minimum of three years' experience with a Master's degree or five years' experience with a Bachelor's degree. Extensive knowledge of immunology and protein biology and hands-on bench research/development experience. Strong background in in-vitro protein characterization, such as ligand/receptor binding characterization and quantitative potency determination, protein structure-function relationship in the field of biochemistry or immunology. Skilled in aseptic technique and human and mouse cell culturing. Experience with cell expansion using multi-layer tissue culture flasks is preferable. Experience with immunoassay and cell-based assay development (ELISA, electro-chemiluminescent-based technology). Experience with flow cytometry cell binding assays and flow cytometry panel design.

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.