R&D Specialist

Tarrytown, New York
Sep 23, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

The Ophthalmology group in Regeneron is seeking a highly motivated individual to help with identification of novel targets and testing drug candidates for treating eyes diseases such as dry eye, glaucoma, macular, retina degeneration. This position offers early career scientist the opportunity to receive proper scientific training, conduct creative, and collaborative research that results in medicines treating human ocular diseases. This person will have the chance to use state of the art equipment and study the fundamentals underneath human eye diseases. At the same time, they will be able to test the effects of novel drug candidates in animal models, providing experimental proof for IND filing and clinical trials.

A day in the life of an R&D Specialist in the Ophthalmic group may look like:

  • Reads and begins to critically evaluate the literature
  • Learns safety requirements of his/her laboratory
  • Designs and executes experiments based on protocols provided by literature, seminars, and other scientists
  • Demonstrates a creative and critical approach to scientific problem solving
  • Provides suggestions for modifications to protocols or alternative protocols
  • Works independently, showing excellent mastery of the technical skills in the field, knowledge of proper controls, and an ability to develop research strategies

Might be for you if you (aspirational/big picture 4 bullets):

  • Have scientific curiosity, and the courage to share your ideas with teammates
  • Are open to learn from others
  • Are eager to put your knowledge into use in a translational, patient focused setting

In order to be qualified for this position, you must have:

A minimum of a Bachelor's degree and 5= or MS degree and 3+ years of experience post-degree. Experience must include: