Staff Scientist, Molecular/Transgenic Biology | GenomeWeb

Staff Scientist, Molecular/Transgenic Biology

Organization
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
Job Location
Tarrytown, NY
Salary
Benefits
Job Description

We are looking for a Scientist, dedicated to the Molecular group in VelociGene, our high-throughput operation to generate genetically modified mouse models for pharmaceutical development.
VelociGene is the industry leader for the rapid production of targeted embryonic stem (ES) cells: twelve weeks from concept to targeted allele.

Responsibilities:
-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

This position requires a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in the area of biology or life sciences. The candidate must have a minimum of 5 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 -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 -Experience in the area of BAC DNA engineering and computational bioinformatics is a plus.

This position will require the individual to pass a physical before beginning employment.

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.

How to Apply

Please send your resume to lindsay.vail@regeneron.com or apply directly at http://careers.regeneron.com

About Our Organization

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.

To all agencies: 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 will be deemed the sole property of Regeneron, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by Regeneron for this position and a valid agreement with Regeneron is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the Regeneron agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.

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

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