Scientist - Target Information Group
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc

Tarrytown, New York

The Target Information Group (TIG) is looking to hire a Scientist, who will collaborate closely with the Metabolic Therapeutic Focus area (TFA), and curate multiple internal databases. We provide an extensive searching of the scientific literature and databases to provide a detailed review of all relevant publications. This includes genomic and gene expression analysis and a synopsis of the indicated disease state. Analysis of new therapeutic opportunities surrounding novel drug candidates or disease mechanisms is also in our scope.

Working as a member of TIG, utilizing expertise in bioinformatics (BFX) and metabolic systems, we expect this person will conduct in-depth analysis of protein targets and/or target families. You will be assessing gene expression, protein structure/function, and biological/medical relevance for these families. Investigations may include the analysis of large data sets from human and mouse studies directed to understanding the molecular basis of human disease.

A day in the life of the Scientist - TIG may look like:
•Searching, assembling and translating the biology and genetics of target-disease associations and providing an assessment of the strengths and weakness of different analytical methods and individual studies.
•Working closely with members of each of the Regeneron TFA's to identify and evaluate specific target(s) and disease indications and to deliver in a timely fashion, a balanced analysis for each topic
•Management of some of the various databases maintained by the TIG and provide for their expansion or upgrades when needed to ensure easy access by multiple research and development groups
•Contribution to the development and optimization of "knowledge base" intranet resources and facilitate archiving, sharing and leveraging of development program review information.
•Conducting text-based searching using state-of-the art tools involving natural language processing(e.g. Linguamatics)

This may be the role for you if:

  • You want to bring to bear your passion for science, but are ready to move away from the bench
  • You are the self-taught, default IT group specialist, and want to explore the intersection between data and biology in your new role
  • You want broad exposure to disease biology from many therapeutic areas
  • You want a role that is flexible in taking on new tasks and establishes credibility and rapport as well as communicates effectively with research colleagues and senior management

In order to be qualified for this position:

Please provide a cover letter explaining your interest in this role, thanks!

For this position, we prefer a Ph.D. and 3+ yrs experience in the pharmaceutical, biotech industry or a highly collaborative environment, non-Phd's will be considered at an appropriate level. This experience should include a proven ability to identify key information sources and analyze public literature, to mine gene, protein, patent and proprietary databases and to prepare concise summaries on a range of topics. Experience working with cross-functional teams or in a matrix environment is highly desired. A preference given to candidates with experience in bioinformatics and metabolism/diabetes/obesity.

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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