Cell& Gene Therapy Scientist- Material Identification

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

Regeneron is currently looking for expertise as an Analytical Scientist for our Quality Control Team with a Monday-Friday, 8am-4:30pm schedule. This role is specialized in Cell and Gene and Therapy (CGT) programs with an emphasis on AAV and/or siRNA. This position will work closely with our Research and Development teams for execution of preclinical/clinical manufacturing CGT projects. Our Analytical Scientists support Manufacturing, Process Sciences (PS), Quality Control (QC) and Chemistry, Manufacturing and Controls (CMC) departments through the development, optimization, troubleshooting and application of analytical test procedures. Additionally, this position includes benchwork activities, lab management and cross-functional participation with other teams within Regeneron.

As an Analytical Scientist, a typical day might include the following:

  • Develop, transfer, and optimize various Cell and Gene Therapy projects.
  • Serve as department subject matter expert in related test methods and laboratory techniques for both internal and external support
  • Evaluate and implement new technologies/instrumentation to support operational excellence and improve work efficiency
  • Work collaboratively with partners and CMO/CROs to develop the manufacturing process and control strategy for CGT programs.
  • Review, tabulate, analyze results and generate summary reports.
  • Prepare and review technical reports and SOPs, support CMC regulatory activities
  • Troubleshoot established test methods used in sample testing.
  • Present findings and results to management, internal cross functional meeting or external meetings.
  • Maintain lab supplies, equipment, and accurate records for GMP compliance.
  • Draft, review, and facilitate implementation of departmental SOPs

This role might be for you if:

  • You have experience in analytical testing and method development within industry.
  • You have experience in cell and gene therapy, molecular biology, cell biology, or related discipline .
  • You are familiar with routine analytical methods of AAV and/or siRNA.
  • You are a careful and detail-oriented professional in performing testing according to protocols and SOPs.
  • You can take a proactive and self-disciplined approach to prioritize projects to meet established goals.
  • You thrive in a fast-paced setting where your priorities can quickly change based on the needs of the business.
  • You have excellent communication skills, including inter-person, oral presentation, and written.
  • You enjoy the challenge to adjust strategies based on new situations and appreciate a culture where continuous improvement is not just a metric, rather a mindset for everyone to get better every day.

To be considered for the Analytical Scientist you must be willing and able to work Monday- Friday, 8am-4:30pm. For various levels you must have the following:

Analytical Scientist: PhD in Analytical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Biology or related field

Sr. Analytical Scientist: PhD in Analytical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Biology or related field and 2+ years of relevant experience.

Prior experience in analytical testing and analytical method development is required. Experience in Cell and Gene Therapy is preferred.  Level is determined based on qualifications relevant to the role.

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.