Temp Research Associate - DNA Core - Sanger Sequencing

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
Oct 18, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
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 commercializes medicines for eye diseases, high LDL-cholesterol, and a rare inflammatory condition and has product candidates in development in other areas of high unmet medical need, including oncology, rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, atopic dermatitis, pain, and infectious diseases.


The DNA Core Facility is looking for a temporary Research Associate. DNA Core facility provides Regeneron R&D community with services necessary for conducting scientific research. These services include but not limited to Nucleic Acid isolation and purification, DNA sequencing, Gene Expression analysis and oligo ordering. As a member of the DNA Core team, an individual is expected to perform the assignment in timely fashion and follow scientific protocols. In addition to daily responsibility, each Research Associate is expected to contribute to the technology development by conducting experiments, leading to process improvement. Successful candidate should be able to troubleshoot technical issues and be able to clearly communicate with other team members.


? Executes experiments based on protocols provided in SOPs.

? Performs calculations and data manipulations using various computer programs such as Microsoft Excel, analyze and interpret data derived from experiments.

? Contribute to lab and equipment maintenance such as Biomek FX, 7900HT, and 3730xl. Order supplies/reagents as well as maintain safe, effective and efficient working environment.

? Maintains accurate and complete records consistent with company policy and legal requirements.

? Laboratory work involves pipetting, computer work and communication with researchers.

? Experience with Plasmid DNA extraction, Sanger Sequencing, Real Time PCR, and Nucleic Acid Extraction


? This position requires a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and 2+ years of related experience. Additional requirements include:

Basic computer literacy especially with Microsoft Excel and experience collecting and analyzing biological data on the computer is a necessity.

? Experience with Plasmid DNA extraction, Sanger Sequencing, Real Time PCR, and RNA Extraction is a must!!

? Basic understanding of genetics and gene expression analysis.

? Laboratory pipetting techniques.

? Work with various automation devices such as Biomek FX and Hamilton Star that are necessary for sample processing.

? Detail oriented and time management skills

? Prior experiences with Biomek FX, 7900HT, ABI 3730xl, and Hamilton Star is preferred, but will train right individual.

Level will be commensurate with experience.

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.

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.

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