R&D Specialist (Hematologic Cancer)

Tarrytown, New York, United States of America
Jul 23, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
We are seeking a highly-motivated R&D Specialist to join the Oncology & Angiogenesis research group of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. in Tarrytown, NY. The successful candidate will work on generating novel in vivo mouse models of hematological cancers and the validation of new cancer hematologic cancer targets. This is a great opportunity for a researcher with small animal handling experience and a cancer biology background to contribute to the development of industry-leading medicines.

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

- Implant primary tumor cells or tumor cell lines into mice via various routes (iv, sc)

- Administer drug into mice, sample blood and harvest tissues

- Perform multi-color flow cytometry on human/murine cells and tumor samples

- Maintain and culture tumor cell lines; isolate primary patient tumor cells

- Perform basic molecular biology tasks including Western blot, ELISA etc.

- Analyze data using software including Microsoft Excel, GraphPad Prism, FlowJo etc.

- Maintain accurate electronic notebook records; present data at internal group meetings

This role may be for you if:

- You enjoy working independently and creatively in a collaborative and dynamic team environment

- You are passionate about drug discovery in the biotech setting

- You have good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

We are seeking a highly motivated R&D specialist with a Bachelor's degree and at least 5 years of experience or Master's (preferred) degree and at least 2 years of experience to join a highly interactive oncology research team. Prior experience in handling small animals and collecting blood samples is essential. Hands-on experience with flow cytometry is required. Familiarity with basic molecular cloning techniques such as ELISA, Western blot, microscopy or IHC is a plus. Prior experience in oncology or immune oncology is desired. Good verbal and written 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.