Temp R&D Specialist, Immunoscreening Group

Location
Tarrytown, NY, United States
Posted
May 03, 2021
Ref
23919BR
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Contract
Regeneron's Immunoscreening group is looking for a temporary Sr R&D Specialist to join our team. We contribute to the identification of potential therapeutic antibodies and selection process of the lead molecules in early discovery stage. You will develop and optimize screening immunoassays such as ELISA and cell based assays suitable for high throughput antibody screenings with a focus on oncology and immunology targets. As part of the screening team, you will perform high throughput screening assays, compile screening data and report findings to the team. The ability to maintain a high level of productivity in a fast-paced and deadline driven team environment is essential. You must 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 the following:
  • Design and optimize immunoassays to assess antibody therapeutics functional properties with referencing protocols.
  • Design and execute cell-binding assays to categorize the diversity of antibodies in the collection.
  • Execute assays according to established protocols as a part of antibody high throughput screenings.
  • Perform medium to high throughput mammalian cell binding assays and maintain mammalian and murine cell cultures.
  • Optimize assays for in-vitro quantitative characterization of lead antibodies.
  • Compile and analyze data by Excel and graphic software.
  • Keep accurate records of experimental procedures and results.
This job might be for you if:
  • You have a passion for hands-on work in immunoassay development.
  • You enjoy working in a fast-paced and deadline driven team environment to discover lifesaving medicines for people with serious medical conditions.
  • You thrive in a collaborative work environment.
  • You have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

To be considered for the role, you must have at least three years of experience with a Master's degree, five years' experience with a Bachelor's degree as well as 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 techniques and human and mouse cell culturing. Experience with immunoassay and cell-based assay development (ELISA, FACS, electro-chemiluminescent-based technology). High throughput screening experience and familiarity with liquid handlers, 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!

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