R&D Associate, Immune Technologies

Location
Tarrytown, NY, United States
Posted
Apr 30, 2021
Ref
24665BR
Required Education
Associate Degree
Position Type
Full time
VelocImmune (VI) Next is a technology development group at Regeneron focused on engineering and discovery of novel protein, nucleic acid, and cell-based therapies. We are seeking a motivated, highly organized researcher to build and support our cellular therapy and antigen discovery pipelines. This is an opportunity for a researcher with strong molecular & cell biology skills to contribute to the development of industry-leading technologies and medicines.

As the R&D Associate, Immune Technologies, a typical day might include the following:
  • Conducting and supporting experiments, independently and collaboratively, investigating novel antibody and cell-based therapeutics.
  • Assisting development and analyzing of mouse models for engineered cell therapies.
  • Supporting testing of candidate therapeutics in vivo (mouse models).
  • Construction of DNA vectors, viral vectors, and cell-lines for in vitro and in vivo studies of candidate therapeutics from the VelocImmune and VelociT pipelines.
  • Maintaining, manipulating and analyzing of mammalian cells, including primary cells, using Crispr/Cas9, transfection, and viral vectors.
  • Conducting cell based and immune assays to analyze immune cell function, including flow cytometry, ELISA/EliSpot, MSD, cytoxicity, and activation assays.
  • Careful, thorough, and prompt record keeping, data summarization, and presentation of results in formal and informal settings.
This role might be for you if:
  • You have strong organizational, time-management, and presentation skills
  • You have excellent communication skills and the ability to easily work with different groups both large and small.
  • You have a strong desire to develop your skills as well as your career.

To be considered for this opportunity, you must have a minimum of Bachelors Degree with 2+ Years experience or MS + 0 years experience in Molecular Biology, Biomedical engineering, or relevant program. Strong skills and experience in mammalian cell culture is essential, including transfection, viral vectors, and making stable lines. Experience developing and conducting high-throughput (96-384 well plate) cell-based assays. Experience with mouse handling and in vivo studies is a major plus. Experience with multi-parameter flow cytometry and other immune assays is a plus. Knowledge and skills in molecular biology and cloning, including vector construction, PCR, and extraction/analysis of DNA, RNA, and proteins is a plus. An ability and desire to design experiments, problem-solve, and troubleshoot independently. Ideas and independent thinking are strongly encouraged.

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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