Research Associate - Pain

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 seeking a talented research associate to join our pain research group. The individual should have a background in performing complex behavioral assays with rodents. The successful candidate will be involved in basic research studies designed to identify novel targets in the fields of pain and inflammation. Candidates will need to be highly organized, flexible and motivated.

Responsibilities:
This candidate will work within a multi-disciplinary group to perform a range of behavioral neuroscience experiments, including:
- behavioral testing (primarily pain assays)
- tissue dissections
- rodent surgery
- dosing of compounds/blood draws

In addition, previous experience performing ELISA assays or cell culturing is preferred. The candidate will use computer programs such as Excel and Prism to analyze data. The candidate will be responsible for the reporting of results in internal meetings and a high revel of presentation skills is desired.

Requirements:
This position requires a a B.S/M.S degree, and 0-1 years of experience. If you are a recent graduate, you must have prior research experience working with rodents.
Additional requirements include:
- Rodent handling and performing behavioral assays (prefer experience with pain assays)
- In vitro techniques (ELISA, western blot, cell culture, quantitative PCR) are a plus
- Must have a working knowledge of experimental design and statistical analysis

Level will be commensurate with experience.

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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