R&D Specialist, Neurodegenerative Disease

Tarrytown, New York
Jan 11, 2022
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

We are looking for a R&D Specialist to join our neurodegenerative disease research team. The individual will be involved in basic research studies designed to understand the biology behind various neurodegenerative diseases, such as Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis We are looking for someone who can execute both cell-based and in vivo assays to support the characterization and evaluation of novel disease models and use them as a preliminary system to evaluate potential therapeutics for neurodegenerative diseases.

In this role a typical day might include: 

  • Developing and characterizing novel cellular and animal models to better understand the mechanisms of neurodegeneration and to test novel therapeutics

  • Designing and executing cell-based assays, and/or other novel technologies to better understand the mechanisms of neurodegeneration

  • Immunohistochemical and biochemical analyses of cell and animal models of neurodegenerative diseases

  • Analyzing and evaluating data

  • Presenting data both internally and externally, and participating in discussions in our collaborative, cross-functional team environment

This role might be for you if:

  • You are interested in participating in our efforts to understand neurodegenerative diseases

  • Enjoy exploring unchartered scientific territory

  • You have strong communication and presentation skills.

  • You thrive in a team environment and have strong collaborative skills.

  • You can proactively work on multiple projects and prioritize as needed.

  • You are excited to learn new technologies

To be considered for this role, you must have a minimum of a Bachelor's in biology, molecular biology, neuroscience, or related biological sciences. Experience with animal models of neurodegenerative diseases, histology, tissue preparation and cell culture is highly desirable. Some understanding of neurodegenerative diseases, the motor system and RNA biology would be 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!

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,