Molecular Research Associate III

Organization: 
Regeneron
Job Location: 
Tarrytown , NY
Job Description: 

If you are looking for an uncommon opportunity -- a chance to join an organization known for its scientific excellence in the research and development of pharmaceuticals -- it's time to consider Regeneron.

Regeneron is a fully integrated biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. Regeneron markets three products in the United States, EYLEA® (aflibercept) Injection, ZALTRAP® (ziv- aflibercept) Injection for Intravenous Infusion, and ARCALYST® (rilonacept) Injection for Subcutaneous Use; ZALTRAP is co- commercialized with Sanofi. Phase 3 studies are in progress with EYLEA in two additional indications and with product candidates sarilumab and REGN727. Regeneron has active research and development programs in many disease areas, including ophthalmology, inflammation, cancer, and hypercholesterolemia.

We are looking for a Research Associate for a position dedicated to the Molecular group in VelociGene. This position supports the generation of genetically engineered mouse models for novel therapeutic development.

The individual should be experienced in the general operations of a laboratory and proficient in Molecular Biology methods including DNA cloning and analysis with demonstrated ability to master new technologies to achieve results rapidly.

Primary responsibilities include the following:
- Construction of large gene targeting vectors using State- of- the- art VelociGene methodologies.
- Maintains quality control and quality assurance.
- DNA analysis (using a variety of computer tools and softwares).
- Assist in technology development and KO model improvement.
- Aids in several aspects of the projects, specifically making targeting vector constructs
- Responsible for some of the steps in VelociGene Bacterial Homologous Recombination method.
- Work with bacterial cultures and BAC DNA preps
- Keeps records up to date and shows good organization of their daily tasks

Requirements:
This position requires a Bachelor or Master's degree (M.A.) or equivalent, as well as 2 or more years related experience and/or training.

Experience should include:
- Basic Molecular Biology Work
- Making targeting vector constructs
- Maintaining quality control of DNA constructs
- Basic knowledge of DNA analysis software
- Work with bacterial cultures and BAC DNA preps
- technology development, KO constructs improvement

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including stock incentives, 401k with company match as well as the expected health and welfare benefits. Comprehensive relocation benefits are available, as required.

This is an opportunity to join our select team that is already leading the way in the Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry. Apply to us today and find out what we mean when we say that, at Regeneron, we have an unwavering commitment to combining good science & good business.

EOE/M/F/D/V

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ARCALYST, EYLEA, and ZALTRAP are trademarks of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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