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Senior Associate Scientist - Genetic Medicines, Histology-Focus

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Tarrytown, New York
Start date
May 13, 2023

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Science/R&D, Biotechnology, Genetics
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
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Job Details

The Regeneron Genetic Medicine group is seeking a curious and organized Senior Associate Scientist with a strong background in histology, immunostaining assay development, and optimization. In this highly collaborative role, you will provide intellectual guidance and technical support for a variety of projects designed to characterize cutting-edge gene therapy platforms.


As a Senior Associate Scientist, a typical day might include:

  • Providing intellectual contributions to multiple gene therapy projects such as designing custom RNAScope probes, developing IHC and IHC/ISH multiplex assays, providing feedback on others’ staining projects, and guiding interpretation of results.  

  • Running routine staining protocols on automated equipment (ROCHE Discovery Ultra) and delivering summary PowerPoints of results.

  • Developing SOPs and training new users in use of equipment, assays, and software.

  • Maintaining in-house equipment and inventory.

  • Coordinating the outsource of work to CROs when necessary.


This role may be for you if:

  • You are comfortable presenting in various group settings.

  • You enjoy working in a fast-paced, team environment and collaborating with others to develop new assays and approaches for quantifying histological data.

  • You are detail oriented, take excellent notes, and are comfortable tracking several projects at one time.

  • You have excellent organizational and communication skills.

To be considered for this role, you must have BS/MS, with a minimum of 3-5 years of hands-on histology experience preferred. We need someone with proven experience generating and interpreting IHC and ISH data in multiple tissue types. Must have strong histological and biological knowledge of multiple tissues, and be able to make connections between histological data and data generated by other assays such as qPCR and ELISAs. Familiarity with autostainers, slide scanners, and HALO or other image analysis software is an advantage. Experience training colleagues, students, or mentoring interns a plus.

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)

$75,700.00 - $123,500.00


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

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