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Research Associate II/III Opthamology

Posted by: Kenexa

Posted date: Jul-22-2011

Location: Tarrytown, New York

Job Description:
Regeneron is looking for a talented and motivated Research Associate Staff Scientist to join an established Ophthalmology Research team, reporting to the Associate Director, Ophthalmology, to participate in preclinical studies supporting the development of novel therapeutics for the treatment of ocular diseases.
Essential Function:
Conduct and analysis of experiments to evaluate candidate molecules in animal models of human ocular diseases
Assist in the performance of ocular procedures in rodents and rabbits
Collect and prepare tissue for histological or biochemical analyses
Cut and stain ocular tissues, perform microscopy & image analysis
Data Analysis and other laboratory duties
B.A. or equivalent degree
2 or more years of relevant research experience
Training in the proper handling and care of rodents and other mammals
Experience with general surgical techniques, tissue collection and preparation
Experience with histological methods, image analysis and/or biochemical and molecular assays is also desired
Company Description:
Regeneron is a fully integrated biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. In addition to ARCALYST (rilonacept) Injection for Subcutaneous Use, its first commercialized product, Regeneron has evaluated therapeutic candidates in Phase 3 clinical trials for the potential treatment of gout, diseases of the eye (wet age-related macular degeneration and central retinal vein occlusion), and certain cancers. Additional therapeutic candidates are in earlier stage development programs in rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory conditions, pain, cholesterol reduction, allergic and immune conditions, and cancer.
We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including stock incentives, 401K with company match as well as the expected health and welfare benefits.
Disclaimer: Effective immediately, Regeneron is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms/employment agencies for this employment opportunity. 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 without a valid written search firm agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Regeneron. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Regeneron as a result of the referral or through other means. Moving forward, Regeneron is using the agency management company, Candex ' www.candex.com.
Job Title Research Associate II/III Opthamology
Post Details
Email jobpostings(at)kenexa.com
Employer's Website www.regeneron.com
Job Discipline Job Discipline -> Biotech
Job Classification Job Classification -> Research Associate
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Location Tarrytown, New York
Key Words Ophthalmology, novel therapeutics
Start Date 06-07-2011