Senior R&D Specialist (Oncology)

Tarrytown, New York, United States of America
Jul 08, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
We are seeking a Senior R&D Specialist to join the Oncology & Angiogenesis research group of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals in Tarrytown, NY. The successful candidate will support the screening, characterization and development of therapeutic antibodies for cancer treatment, with a focus on cancer cell signaling. This is an opportunity for a researcher with strong cell biology skills to contribute to the development of industry-leading medicines.

As a Senior R&D Specialist, a typical day may include the following:
• Develop and perform cell-based bioassays to screen and characterize therapeutic antibodies. Including various cell functional assays, ELISA, Western blot etc.
• Perform FACS analysis on human/murine cells and tumor samples
• Maintain and culture tumor cell lines. Engineer cell lines using lipofection, nucleofection, viral transduction etc.
• Perform imaging analysis using fluorescence microscopy and high content imager
• Perform basic molecular biology tasks including PCR, cloning etc.
• Analyze data using software including Microsoft Excel, GraphPad Prism, FlowJo etc.
• Present data at internal group meetings
• Write study reports and maintain accurate electronic notebook records

This role may be for you if:
• You enjoy working independently in a creative, collaborative, and dynamic team environment
• You can think critically and demonstrated problem-solving skills
• You have strong initiative and drive to complete challenging tasks and learn new technologies
• You have excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

We are seeking a highly motivated Senior R&D specialist with a Bachelor's or Master's (preferred) degree and at least 6 years of experience in industry to join a highly interactive oncology team. Prior experience in developing and performing cell-based assays is essential. Strong background and hands-on experience with multi-parameter flow cytometry is required. Should be capable of performing basic data analysis using FACS software (e.g., FlowJo). Familiarity with basic molecular cloning techniques, ELISA, Western blot, microscopy or IHC is a plus. Prior experience in signal transduction, oncology or immune oncology is highly desired. Proficient computer skills and experience in collecting and analyzing data is a necessity. Experience with basic scientific analysis software including Microsoft Office Excel, GraphPad Prism etc. is required. Excellent verbal and communication skills.

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.