Associate Scientist (Cell Therapy - Immunology)

Tarrytown, New York
May 15, 2022
Required Education
Position Type
Full time

The Infectious Disease group at Regeneron has a strong commitment to develop innovative therapeutics to treat infection by viruses and other pathogens. We are seeking a motivated, self-driven, associate scientist with extensive background in mouse and human immunology. In this role, you will lead the design, in vitro and in vivo characterization of antibody and cell-based therapies with the goal of developing a novel class of medicines to treat infectious disease. You have strong interpersonal and communication skills and enjoy working in a highly collaborative environment while independently leading projects, from exploratory research to selection of clinical candidates. Regeneron offers a unique and highly cross-functional scientific environment and access of state-of-the-art technologies. This a great opportunity to perform cutting-edge research and play a key role in developing the next generation therapeutics for infectious disease. This is primarily a lab-based, hands-on role with great potential for growth. 

As an Associate Scientist in Infectious Disease, typical duties may include the following:

-  Design, plan, troubleshoot and independently perform in vitro and in vivo experiments, using a variety of molecular biology, immunology and virology techniques.

-  Conduct efficacy studies using diverse murine models.

-  Work closely with multiple teams across the company, including other therapeutic areas, technology development teams and core groups.

-  Actively participate in team meetings, and present data and research directions to peers as well as senior management.

-  Author documents for patents, publications, external conferences, etc.

-  Opportunities to train and supervise junior team members.

This role may be for you if:

-  You enjoy challenges and are a critical thinker and highly motivated researcher.

-  You are enthusiastic about developing new therapeutic technologies for the treatment of infectious disease.

-  You possess excellent communication skills and ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic and collaborative environment, while being a driver of your own research.

To be considered for this opportunity, you must have a PhD in Immunology or similar field (Oncology, Virology, Genetics, Molecular Biology) with a proven track record of innovation and research accomplishments. We are looking for a candidate with strong background in immune cell culturing, differentiation and functional characterization, with emphasis on B cell biology would be preferred. Skills in mouse handling, multiparametric flow cytometry and standard immunological assays (ELISpot, ELISA, etc.) is required. Experience in molecular biology (with a focus on primary cell gene editing) is highly preferred. Strong communication skills and proven ability to work effectively in a fast-paced collaborative environment are essential. 

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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