R&D Assoc, Stem Cell Automation (VelociGene)

Tarrytown, New York, United States of America
Jul 14, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
We are seeking an experienced, motivated Research Associate to join our team of scientists in the Velocigene department. Using cutting edge methods to generate genetically modified mouse and rat ES cells, and human iPS cells, the Velocigene technology platform gives Regeneron unprecedented speed and capacity for the validation of therapeutic targets and the creation of new genetically engineered models of human disease. The Research Associate will be a key member of the ES cell engineering pipeline.

In this role, a typical day may include:
• Optimize and implement robotic automation solutions into the ES cell engineering pipeline.
• Propose and develop new methods or technology innovations that improve our discovery capabilities.
• Interact on a regular basis with lab members and higher-level Scientists to accomplish research goals.
• Contribute to lab upkeep to help maintain an effective and efficient working environment.
• Communicate experimental results and conclusions to Sr. management and during group meetings.

This role may be for you if you:
• Able to work in a fast-paced research environment with regular interactions with scientists across the organization.
• Have a dedication to team work.
• Can work collaboratively, be meticulous and organized while working,
• Have strong communication skills.

To be considered for this role, you must have a Bachelor's degree and 0-5 years of proven experience, or a Master's degree. We need someone with a minimum of 3 years of hands-on aseptic cell culture. Programming and operation of a Hamilton Star robotic platform preferred and experience with other robotic platforms is a plus. To be successful in this role, you should be a creative thinker, with the ability to troubleshoot and focus on continued process improvement. Experience with current molecular biology techniques and bioinformatics software are a plus.

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.