R&D Specialist (In Vivo)

Working from home
Jul 16, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
We are seeking an R&D Specialist to join the Genome Engineering Technology group that is focused on developing innovative stem cell therapies. The ideal candidates are self-driven, dynamic, face challenges with a positive attitude and, have demonstrated both strong intellectual curiosity and experimental independence. The new team member should be skilled in performing mouse experiments (tumor transplantation, cell engraftment, and blood draws) and cell culture.

As an R&D Specialist, a typical day may include the following:

- Establishment of in vivo models to evaluate cytotoxicity of immune cells targeted to solid or liquid tumors using IV injection and transplantation
- Perform blood draws, IP injections, and dissections
- Culture transformed cell lines and primary cells
- Perform multi-color flow cytometry and ELISAs
- Maintain clear records of experimental details in a laboratory notebook
- Communicate experimental results, conclusions and ideas directly to supervisors, project team members, and management in presentation form

This role may be for you if:

- You are passionate for scientific discovery and thrives in a fast-moving, goal-oriented environment aiming to make an impact in immunotherapy
- You are detail-oriented and keep documentation of daily experiments and perform data analysis
- Enjoys bench science and should be able to work independently with minimal supervision
- Positive attitude and willingness to learn and contribute in a goal-oriented team
- You can multitask and work independently in team-oriented environment

To be considered for this role, you must have a Bachelor or Master's degree in animal science, cell biology, immunology, cancer biology or related field and 3-5 years of experience. We are seeking a candidate who is experienced in animal models, specifically, experience developing and implementing in vivo tumor and immuno-oncology models, with a preference for xenograft cancer models. Experience with cell culture techniques, flow cytometry (analysis and sorting), ESC/iPSC culture is preferred but not required. Occasional weekend and/or evening hours required. A track record of independent scientific achievement and problem solving as demonstrated through publications is 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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