We are seeking a highly motivated Associate Scientist to join the Neuroscience Therapeutic Focus Area (TFA) at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals. Our team is dedicated to collaborative research to develop new delivery technologies and therapeutic strategies for nervous system diseases. This includes Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple System Atrophy, Dementia with Lewy Body, Alzheimer’s, Fronto-Temporal Dementia, Motor Neuron Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Schizophrenia, Depression, and Pain.
In this role, you will support target research and validation, development of new technologies, creation of disease models and preclinical development of novel therapeutics to treat Parkinson's disease and other neurodegenerative diseases.
As an Associate Scientist, a typical day might include:
Conducting experiments to study and target the pathophysiological mechanisms of Parkinson’s disease and other neurodegenerative disorders.
Testing novel therapeutic strategies in animal models.
Planning, initiating, and completing in vivo experiments: Mouse handling and monitoring, behavioral assays, anesthesia, dosing (IV, IP, SQ, RO), surgeries (including stereotaxic surgeries), dissections and sample collections (brain, peripheral tissues and biofluids).
Evaluating misfolded protein uptake, aggregation and spread using molecular biology techniques, biochemistry and immunohistochemistry
Surveying literature to expand knowledge, optimize and develop new assays and bring new ideas to the table.
Performing sophisticated data analysis as well as troubleshooting with minimal direction.
Becoming an active participant of teamwork within the neuroscience department and collaborations with cross-functional groups.
Keeping well-organized records of experiments.
Communicating and reporting findings at group meetings.
This role may be for you if you:
Enjoy working in a highly collaborative and fast-paced environment.
Possess strong organizational and time management skills to advance projects in parallel optimally.
Exhibit excellent communication and presentation skills.
Demonstrate scientific rigor and pay attention to details.
To be considered for this role, you must have at minimum of Bachelor of Science + 2 years (minimum) experience or a Master of Science with experience in Neuroscience, Biology, or a related field. You should also have hands-on experience in a laboratory research setting; Industry or academic experience with in vivo models of neurodegenerative diseases is highly desirable, experience with animal handling is required; Experience with molecular, cellular, biochemical, behavioral methods for the study of the nervous system is preferred ; Excellent verbal and communication skills; Ability to work both independently and in a team environment are required.
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 comprehensive benefits including health and wellness programs, fitness centers and equity awards, annual bonuses, and paid time off for eligible 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 parental 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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