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Research Associate

Company Name:
Regeneron
Job Summary and Essential Functions:
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.
Summary:
The purpose of this Job is to provide technical support for in vivo projects in pain and neurology. Duties would include conducting animal procedures (handling, surgery, behavioral testing, sacrifices), tissue collection (fresh and fixed), and tissue processing (biochemical and histological). In addition, the research associate will compile, organize, and analyze data, as well as prepare it for presentation.
Responsibilities:
Conduct animal related procedures including injections, surgical procedures, behavioral testing, health monitoring, fluid collect (blood and cerebrospinal), sacrifices,and tissue dissection/collection with a special focus on the collection of neurological tissues such as brain, spinal cord, dorsal root ganglia, nerves, and other peripheral ganglia.
Process tissue collected from experiments by various methods, including histologically or biochemically (eg. Western blots, ELISAs, etc.). Submit tissues, as needed, for genetic analysis.
Process, compile, analyze, and graph data using imaging software (eg. Spot, ImageJ, Neurolucida, Stereo Investigator), database software (eg. Excel) and statistical software (eg. Prism or SPSS).
Prepare data for presentation using Powerpoint and present data in team meetings.
Maintain complete and detailed records including a laboratory notebook and server files.
Participate in basic laboratory maintenance and stocking.
Experience and Required Skills:
At least a full year of laboratory experience (during college is acceptable).
Knowledge of MS-Word, Excel, and Powerpoint
Experience handling laboratory animals
Experience administering injections to animals
Experience with either animal surgeries, blood collection, or tissue dissections
Experience with behavioral testing
Experience with basic laboratory techniques such as measuring and pipetting
Desirable:
Knowledge of at least one statistical software package
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 Regenerons unwavering commitment to combining good science & good business.
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, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Apply online at:
http://jobs.regeneron.com/tarrytown-ny/research-associate/46721043/job/

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