Scientist, Molecular/Transgenic Biology

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

Known for its scientific and operational excellence, Regeneron is a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. Regeneron markets medicines for eye diseases, colorectal cancer, and a rare inflammatory condition and has product candidates in development in other areas of high unmet medical need, including hypercholesterolemia, oncology, rheumatoid arthritis, allergic asthma, and atopic dermatitis.

Responsibilities:

This position is dedicated to the Molecular group in VelociGene, our high-throughput operation to generate genetically modified mouse models for pharmaceutical development.

Primary responsibilities include:

Design and conduct experiments utilizing state-of-the-art molecular technologies, and provide advanced data analysis as well as trouble shooting under minimal supervision.

Provide scientific and technical supervision to junior staff, including initial training, ongoing instruction, planning detailed procedures for defined projects with timelines, methodological approaches, expected results and necessary resources

Maintain scientific curiosity and familiarity with current advances in transgenic and genome engineering technologies and literatures, and apply such knowledge toward development of new or improved technologies

Additional responsibilities include:

Communicating project updates and results, documentation, as well as providing scientific results that support the generation of publications and patents.

This position will require bench work, as well as supervising junior staff.

Requirements: 

Experience and Required Skills: Requirements:

This position requires a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in the area of biology or life sciences. The candidate must have a 0-2 years of post-graduate/industry research experience related to Molecular Genetics with a comprehensive understanding of genetically modified mouse model generation. Additional requirements include:

Extensive knowledge and technical proficiency in standard molecular biology techniques to work independently in the design and generation of complex targeting constructs

Demonstrated ability to quickly learn and accurately perform new procedures involving a range of technologies

Experience in the area of BAC DNA engineering and computational bioinformatics

Ability to motivate and/or supervise junior staff with a good understanding of project scheduling and timeline

Excellent written and oral communication skills in addition to a strong desire to excel in a multi-disciplinary environment and dedication to team work are essential
Level is commensurate with experience.

This is an opportunity to join our select team that is already leading the way in the Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry. Apply today and learn more about Regeneron’s unwavering commitment to combining good science & good business.

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Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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