R&D Specialist, Therapeutic Protein Discovery

Tarrytown, New York
Jun 08, 2022
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Regeneron's bioassay development group, in the Therapeutic Proteins Department is looking for a highly motivated Specialist to join our therapeutic protein discovery team. In this role you will be involved in the design, planning, execution and analysis of cell-based functional studies.

A Typical Day in the Role of R&D Specialist Might Look Like:
  • Develop and perform cell-based and/or enzymatic assays in support of the company’s Velocimmune antibody pipeline

  • Mammalian cell culture - maintenance, engineering and characterization

  • Transfection and transduction

  • Stable cell line generation

  • Flow cytometry, immunocytochemistry and immunoblotting

  • Primary immune cell isolation and characterization

  • Develop and optimize bioassays such as luciferase and enzymatic assays

  • Perform high-throughput screens using 96- and 384-well plate formats

  • Analyze data, trouble-shoot experiments, and meet timelines

  • Prepare results in powerpoint presentation or equivalent and present data effectively at meetings

  • Record experiments in electronic notebook

  • Communicate results to supervisor and team members

  • Present data at working group meetings

This Role Might Be For You If:
  • You have strong initiative and interest in ground breaking science

  • You are capable of multi-tasking, working both independently and in a team environment

  • You can work collaboratively and multi-task with attention to detail

This role requires a BS or MS (BS 5+ yrs, MS 3+yrs) proven experience. Experience in mammalian cell culture (maintenance and engineering), molecular biology, multi-well assays, cell-based assays, ELISA, enzymatic assays, flow cytometry is required. A strong background in cell biology/ biochemistry/ molecular biology and demonstrated scientific curiosity and technical proficiency preferred. Experience in high throughput cell-based assays, immunology experience, antibody experience, primary immune cell culture and characterization preferred. Experience in cell line engineering and functional characterization is required. Experience in high throughput assays, immunology and/or immunoprotein characterization is highly desirable.

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.