Research Associate III - Oncology

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 currently looking for a Research Associate in the Oncology and Angiogenesis group. This position requires experience in tumor models. The ideal candidate has experience in utilizing various (xenograft and orthotopic) tumor mouse models (including tail vein injections, sc, ip, im injections, tumor cell implantation, monitoring of tumor bearing mice, minor surgeries and necropsy), and testing of different antibodies and chemotherapeutic agents in tumor bearing animals. Additional responsiblities include tissue culture and cell-based assays. The candidate should also be able to independently plan and execute experiments and have excellent communication skills. The ability to work effectively with a diverse groups of people, ability to independently follow verbal and written instructions, good organizational and interpersonal skills, basic computer skills (Word and Excel) are a must.

Responsibilities:
• sc, ip, im and tail vein injections
• tumor cell implantation and monitoring of tumor bearing mice
• testing of different drugs including antibodies and chemotherapy agents in tumor bearing animals
• minor surgeries and necropsy
• tissue culture
• microscopy
• cell-based assays including migration, proliferation, fibrin bead sprouting assays
• ELISA, flow cytomery and luminex (not mandatory)
• data analysis

Technical skills: tissue culture experience, testing of different drugs in tumor bearing animals, in vitro assays including proliferation, migration and fibrin bead sprouting assays, some experience with flow cytometry, ELISA and luminex assays

Core competencies: tail vein, sc, ip, im injections; tumor cell implantation; monitoring of tumor bearing mice; minor surgeries and necropsy

Experience:
This position requires a minimum of a BS or MS degree, and 2-5 years of experience working with in vivo tumor models

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

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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