R&D Specialist (Molecular Immunology)

Tarrytown, New York
Jan 27, 2022
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

The Inflammation and Immunology team is seeking a motivated R&D Specialist to join our dynamic team and help discover novel therapies. We are seeking a candidate to work on exciting projects to support the discovery and development of new therapies.

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

-  Maintain tissue culture lines. Perform cell line and primary cell-based assay (mouse and human) experience along with knowledge of flow cytometry (multi-color; 8-10 colors) is a plus. 

-  Performing molecular biology experiments, including manipulation of genomic DNA, DNA/RNA purification, qPCR, molecular cloning, making lentiviruses, genome editing using CRISPR/Cas9 technique, and gene knockdown using RNAi.

-  Running ELISAs, MSDs, and Luminex assays 

-  Conduct in vivo experiments using mouse models of autoimmune and inflammatory diseases with training in the proper handling and care of mice, general surgical techniques, and the collection/processing of blood and tissue samples.

-  Analyze biological data using GraphPad Prism, FACS DIVA software, FlowJo, SoftMax Pro, and Meso Scale Discovery (MSD) Discovery Workbench software.

-  Contribute to lab and equipment maintenance and order supplies/reagents to help create a safe, effective and efficient working environment.

This role may be for you if:

-  You enjoy interpreting, analyzing and presenting research data and working in fast-paced, result oriented research environment and inter-departmental collaborations.

To be considered for this position, you must have a Master’s degree in Immunology, Biology, Biochemistry, or related discipline with at least 2+ year relevant lab research experience or Bachelor’s degree with 5+ years related lab research experience. Demonstrated hands-on experience with cellular and molecular biology techniques including isolation and culture of cell lines and primary cells (immune cells of human and mouse origin). We need individuals with experience running in vivo experiments. Experience with multi-cellular assays highly desired; transfections, DNA/RNA/qRT-PCR, multi-color flow cytometry, CRISPR, RNAi, ELISA (MSD etc), Western blots, functional assays (e.g. proliferation, cytokine production, etc.). 

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.