Scientist - Assay Development
Regeneron's Assay Development Scientist’s in-depth understanding of the science and technology enables them to independently drive the development and validation of assays and create a development strategy for their own developmental projects as well as the projects assigned to their direct reports, designing experiments, troubleshooting problems, organizing and interpreting experimental results and performing follow-up experiments. Our Assay Development Scientist may supervise one or more Research Associates in the development and validation of immunoassays, showing strong decision-making abilities in their area of expertise. Their ability to perform sophisticated technical tasks allows them to pursue projects that incorporate a diverse set of skills and work on multiple projects/experiments simultaneously. They understand the project goals and their impact on corporate timelines. They independently seek out any available background information, through literature searches, external meetings and informal discussions.A Typical Day Might Look Like:
- Designs and executes immunoassays (e.g., ELISA) independently based on protocols provided by literature, seminars and other scientists
- Troubleshoots assay-related problems with no guidance of his/her supervisor and performs follow-up experiments
- May supervise one or more Associate level scientists in the development and validation of immunoassays to support new programs
- Routinely performs multiple assays within the same day and can work on multiple projects simultaneously
- Summarizes and presents results to supervisor in a logical manner, verbally and in written reports or presentations
- Independently develops immunoassay methods and writes assay validation protocols
- Expertly performs validation experiments, summarizes results in a tabular manner
- Writes/reviews validation reports; may write bioanalytical assays sections for IND and BLA submissions
- Trains other lab personnel on his/her area of technical expertise
- May evaluate new technologies for the development of immunoassays using new formats or techniques
- Maintains GLP compliance for all laboratory work and documentation related to assay validations in accordance with FDA regulations and company SOPs
- Assists in maintaining GLP compliance in the laboratory
- You have strong initiative and interest in ground breaking science
- You are capable of multi-tasking, working both independently and in a team environment
This position requires a PhD degree in relevant scientific field with 0-3 years+ of post-degree laboratory experience desired. Experience in an industrial or CRO setting is desirable. Experience developing and/or validating pharmacokinetics (PK), biomarkers and/or immunogenicity (ADAs and NAbs) assays is preferred .
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