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Scientist (Gene Editing)

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Tarrytown, New York
Start date
Jun 6, 2023

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The Gene Editing Therapeutics Group is looking for a creative and highly motivated research specialist to join our team. The ideal candidate will work both cross-functionally with colleagues as well as independently to develop and execute assays to support the discovery, characterization, and development of CRISPR based gene insertion and gene editing technologies.  

We are seeking a candidate with a fundamental understanding of molecular biology. Familiarity with viral vectors, nucleic acid biology, and cell biology is desired. The ideal candidate is highly organized, eager to learn, and able to juggle multiple tasks.

As a Scientist, a typical day may include the following:

  • Perform research requiring molecular biology techniques including primer design, qPCR, and ddPCR.

  • RNA and DNA isolation and purification from tissues samples.

  • Develop and execute in-house NGS workflows, including the following: NGS library preparation and quantification.

  • Detailed, and accurate documentation of experimental procedures, data, and analysis, including meticulous sample tracking and data management

  • Produce, purify, quantify, and characterize viral vectors

  • Manipulate viral vectors in BSL2 cell culture

  • Participation in team meetings and preparation of regular presentations for departmental meetings.

This role may be for you if you:

  • Enjoy working in an innovation driven, highly collaborative and fast paced environment

  • Have an affinity for technology development focused projects

  • Can effectively balance multiple projects independently across multiple subjects

  • Enjoy analyzing and presenting data.

To be considered for this role, you must have a Bachelor’s degree in molecular biology, genome sciences, biochemistry, or a related field. At least two years of part-time or full-time experience in an academic/industry laboratory in a relevant field is required. Working familiarity with quantification instruments such as Qubit, TapeStation, Fragment Analyzer/Femtopulse, qPCR is desired. Knowledge of both NGS- and ddPCR- related technologies/methods is a distinct advantage.


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)

$88,500.00 - $144,500.00


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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