Senior R&D Specialist (Autoimmunity, NeuroImmunology)

Compensation

: $82,670.00 - $133,750.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Scientific Research



Summary

We are looking for a Senior R&D Specialist position in the Immunology & Inflammation department with a focus on evaluating novel immune modulation mechanisms in the context of autoimmunity. Specifically, we are seeking a highly motivated, open minded, passionate and rigorous candidate with a background in cellular and molecular immunology, with hands-on experience and willingness to learn new skills to establish & characterize various autoimmune disease models, multicolor (>8) flow cytometry and analysis, co-culture assay systems; experience with single cell isolation and preparation for RNASeq profiling/sequencing data is highly desired. Ability to independently design, plan, execute experiments, maintain lab notebook, and communicate data in a timely manner is required. You will be part of a dynamic team, exposed to cutting edge technologies in the context of a scientifically fertile environment that tackles outstanding scientific questions looking for innovative solutions, while ensuring individual growth and development.

Job Duties
Develops and optimizes relevant disease mouse models of autoimmune and inflammatory diseases, and the subsequent analysis of associated disease-related pathologies by flow cytometry, RNASeq, histology and ELISA, MSD
Develops and executes cell based assays to screen candidate antibodies for various research programs
Performs ELISAs and or MSDs to measure cytokine levels and determine antigen binding for various research programs
Experience with multi-parameter Flow cytometry and data analysis is required. Candidate will present analyzed data to supervisor and team
Contribute to project advancement by developing and refining new methods and technologies
Analyze data and interpret results of experiments within the context of research project goals, and work closely with supervisor to prepare and deliver effective oral presentations and papers in the area of expertise during internal and external meetings
Troubleshoots methodological and technical issues, interprets experimental data and literature, and communicates results to supervisor, department, or project team
Executes experiments based on projects/protocols provided and works towards independently developing project
Collaborates and communicates efficiently with team members to coordinate complex in vivo experiments, and with other departments to facilitate cross-functional efforts
Basic computer literacy and experience collecting and analyzing biological data on the computer is a necessity
Contribute to lab and equipment maintenance and order supplies/reagents to help create a safe, effective and efficient working environment

Requirements
MS with in Immunology, Biology, Biochemistry, or related discipline with at least 6+ years of relevant lab research experience or BS degree with 8+ years of relevant experience
Experience with proper handling and care of mice, general surgical techniques and the collection of tissue samples and blood is required
Experience with mouse models of autoimmune or inflammatory disease is desired; experience in mucosal and/or neuro-immunology is a plus
Demonstrated hands-on experience with cellular and molecular biology techniques including isolation and culture of cell lines and primary cells (immune cells of human and mouse origin), experience with multi-cellular assays highly desired, multi-color flow cytometry, ELISA (MSD etc), functional assays (e.g. proliferation, cytokine production, etc.)
Maintain state-of-the-art laboratory equipment, and accurate and complete records in a timely manner
Able to multi-task and adapt to changing priorities and implement and develop new skills
Basic computer literacy and experience collecting and analyzing biological data on the computer is a necessity
Candidates will need to be highly organized and motivated with attention to the details

Does this sound like you? Apply now to take your first steps toward living the Regeneron Way! We have an inclusive and diverse culture that provides amazing benefits including health and wellness programs, fitness centers and stock for employees at all levels!
Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or belief (or lack thereof), sex, nationality, national or ethnic origin, civil status, age, citizenship status, membership of the Traveler community, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, familial status, marital or registered civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity status, gender identity, gender reassignment, military or veteran status, or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application process. Please contact us to discuss any accommodations you think you may need.
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Associated topics: bacteria, health, immuno oncology, immunoassay, kinesiology, metabolism, microbiological, microbiology, nephrology, nutrition * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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