Lead R&D Specialist - RGC Biology

Tarrytown, New York, United States of America
Jul 16, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
The Regeneron Genetics Center (RGC) is seeking a scientist with strong command of molecular biology, biochemistry, molecular genetics, gene editing, in vitro disease modeling, organoids, iPSC biology, to support target discovery and validation based on our genetics findings in human diseases. The candidate would have the scientific and technical expertise to lead a group within RGC biology, work closely with other groups at RGC and coordinating activities with other groups across the organization.
A typical day would include:
  • Independently designing and performing sophisticated in vitro studies for understanding diseases. Experience with use of human organoids and iPSC differentiation for discovery, target validation and characterization. Expertise in any of metabolic diseases, inflammation, vascular biology and tissue regeneration highly desirable.
  • In vitro engineering of reporter cell lines for characterization of genetic variants. Experienced in experimental approaches for protein research, gene editing technologies.
  • Identifying and implementing novel areas, technologies and approaches to conduct research on new human genetic targets for disease modeling in vitro/ex vivo. Experience with translational research desirable.
  • Providing timely updates on scientific progress and communicate efficiently within RGC and across different functions.
This role may be for you if you are:
  • An independent thinker able to excel in a fast-track environment while leading and coordinating multiple projects in a highly collaborative fashion.
  • Resourceful, detail oriented, ability to effectively interact with all levels of scientists at RGC and collaborate with teams of various functions at RGN.

To be considered for this role you must possess a PhD with a minimum of 2 years' experience including postdoctoral training. Experience with in vitro culture systems, organoids, iPSC, gene editing. Excellent problem-solving skills with a results-driven approach to scientific advancements. Experience in team management and/or mentoring role. Ability to operate in an interdisciplinary team environment. Documented strong scientific record, excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills.