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R&D Specialist, Immunology

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Tarrytown, New York
Start date
Nov 27, 2022

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VelocImmune (VI) Next is a technology development group at Regeneron focused on the engineering and discovery of novel protein, gene, and cellular therapies. We are seeking a motivated, highly organized Research Specialist to build and support our cell therapy and antigen discovery pipelines. We hope you are excited by the opportunity to strengthen your molecular and immunology skills and contribute to the development of industry-leading technologies and medicines.

As a Researcher within the VI next team, a typical day might include:

  • Conducting and supporting experiments, both independently and collaboratively, and investigating novel antibody and cell-based therapeutics.

  • In-vitro analysis and screening of candidate engineered cellular therapies in immunoassays, including flow cytometry, ELISA/EliSpot, MSD, cytotoxicity, and activation assays.

  • Maintaining, manipulating, and analyzing of mammalian cells, including primary cells, using CRISPR/Cas9, transfection, and viral vectors.

  • Assisting in the development and analysis of mouse models for engineered cell therapies.

  • Supporting testing of candidate therapeutics in-vivo (mouse).

  • Constructing DNA vectors, viral vectors, and cell-lines for in-vitro and in-vivo studies of candidate therapeutics from the VelocImmune and VelociT pipelines.

  • Careful, thorough, and timely record keeping, data summarization, and presentation of results in formal and informal settings.

This role might be for you if:
  • You have strong organizational, time-management, and presentation skills.

  • You have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability work both in team and independent environments.

  • You have the ability to work on multiple projects and prioritize as needed.

To be considered for this opportunity, you must have a minimum of Bachelor’s degree with 2+ years of experience or a Master’s degree and 0 years of experience in molecular biology, biomedical engineering, or related fields. Strong skills and experience in mammalian cell culture is needed, including transfection, viral vectors, and making stable lines. Experience with mouse handling and in vivo studies is required. Must have experience in developing and conducting high-throughput (96- or 384- well plate) bioassays. Experience with multi-parameter flow cytometry and other immune assays is a major plus. Knowledge and skills in molecular biology and cloning, including vector construction, PCR, and extraction/analysis of DNA, RNA, and proteins is a plus. Ability and desire to design experiments, problem-solve, and troubleshoot independently are strongly preferred.


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 comprehensive benefits including health and wellness programs, fitness centers and equity awards, annual bonuses, and paid time off for eligible 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 parental 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.

The salary ranges provided are shown in accordance with U.S. law and apply to U.S. based positions, where the hired candidate will be located in the U.S. If you are outside the U.S, please speak with your recruiter about salaries and benefits in your location.

Salary Range (annually)

$75,200.00 - $120,200.00


Regeneron is a leading biotechnology company that invents life-transforming medicines for people with serious diseases. Founded and led for 30 years by physician-scientists, our unique ability to repeatedly and consistently translate science into medicine has led to seven FDA-approved treatments and numerous product candidates in development, all of which were homegrown in our laboratories. Our medicines and pipeline are designed to help patients with eye disease, allergic and inflammatory diseases, cancer, cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, infectious diseases, pain and rare diseases.
Regeneron is accelerating and improving the traditional drug development process through our proprietary VelociSuite® technologies, such as VelocImmune® which produces optimized fully-human antibodies, and ambitious research initiatives such as the Regeneron Genetics Center, which is conducting one of the largest genetics sequencing efforts in the world.

Stock Symbol: REGN

Stock Exchange: NASDAQ

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