R&D Specialist, Imaging Sciences

Tarrytown, New York, United States of America
Jul 04, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
We are seeking an R&D Specialist to join our growing Microscopy Core serving all of Research. You will work with imaging scientists to execute a wide variety of cell-, organoid-, and tissue-based imaging experiments using optical microscopy, with a particular emphasis on in vitro live cell, live organoids, or explants.

In this role, a typical day may include:
• Work closely with the lead microscopy scientist to understand project needs and priorities, troubleshoot experiments, and provide updates on the progress of projects.
• Development and execution of microscopic imaging experiments of tissue and cell samples with light microscopes, including fluorescence, confocal, high content, and lightsheet.
• Cell, tissue culture and sample preparation for microscopic imaging.
• Independent execution of immunocytochemistry or immunofluorescence staining experiments, including thick tissue, organoids, and whole organs.
• Handling small animals including euthanasia followed by perfusion and dissection.
• Perform vital maintenance, including cleaning, routine calibration, etc on light microscopes.
• Rendering and analyzing microscopy data to generate communicative reports

This role may be for you if you:
• Enjoy executing complex experiments with sophisticated optical microscopes, such as confocal, fluorescence, and widefield.
• Are proficient in developing, troubleshooting, and optimizing staining, imaging, & analysis protocols for ICC, IHC/IF experiments
• Have a proven history of culturing cell, tissue, organoids, or explants
• You have strong organization and documentation skills
• A passion for biology and a dedication to share, collaborate, and lift up others

To be considered for this role, you must have a BS+5 years, or MSc+3, in biology, bioengineering, or related sciences. We need someone with experience with microscopy related experimental work including expert use of relevant optical microscopes, immunocytochemistry, and cell and tissue culture. Familiarity with immunohistochemistry, immunofluorescence, sample preparation and sectioning, as well maintenance of optical microscopes is important. You should be comfortable developing image acquisition routines using vendor provided software, like Zeiss Zen or Leica LAS, or similar.

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.