Research Associate III - PES Cell Technologies

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.

Summary:
We are looking for a research associate to join the Protein Expression Sciences team. The candidate will be responsible for molecular biology and next generation sequencing support of our VelociMab antibody discovery efforts as well as participate in technology development projects. The successful candidate will have a broad molecular biology background in combination with basic protein engineering skills.

Responsibilities:
- 454 DNA sequencing
- PCR
- Plasmid subcloning
- General molecular biology work
- Automation
- Technology development
- Data recording in notebook/database

Requirements:
- M.S. in Molecular Biology, Cellular Biology, Biology or related field with 2+ years of laboratory experience.
- Experience with general molecular biology skills such PCR, DNA sequencing, mutagenesis, and plasmid subcloning is required
- Familiarity with general protein purification skills such as affinity chromatography, SDS-PAGE and western blotting is desired
- Experience in highthroughput assays or operation of automated liquid handlers is a plus
- Strong communication and organizational skills are also required

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.

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Disclaimer:
Regeneron is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms/employment agencies for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of Regeneron about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at Regeneron via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search firm agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Regeneron. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Regeneron as a result of the referral or through other means. Moving forward, Regeneron is using the agency management company, Candex - www.candex.com

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

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