Colony Breeding Manager

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.

Position Summary:
We are looking for a Colony Manager. This person is responsible for the generation (production or colony management) and dispersal of genetically modified mouse cohorts for research studies in a high-throughput setting.

The Duties and Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to the following:
- Responsible for the generation and timely delivery of mouse cohorts for research studies.
- Create and maintain breeding/production and delivery schedules.
- Coordinate transfer of mice with end-users.
- Manage cage allocations and vivarium space
- Responsible for entering and collecting information using appropriate databases to make decisions on
cohort generation and delivery.
- Communicate with research staff and related personnel.

Requirements:
This position requires a Master’s degree or equivalent in biology or related field. In addition, 4-5 years of experience with breeding of genetically modified mice and knowledge of the complete mouse breeding process is also required. An AALAS certification at the ALAT level is required, LATG level is preferred. Experience with databases for the management of mice colonies, as well as Managerial and leadership skills are a must. Excellent communication skills are also needed.

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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