PUCL Job #1152 Flow Operator NY (posted 11/1/2017)

 Title: Flow Cytometry Operator/ Specialist (1 of 3)

Company: Regeneron Pharmaceuticals

Location: Tarrytown, NY


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, atopic dermatitis and a rare inflammatory condition and has product candidates in development in other areas of high unmet medical need, including rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, pain, cancer and infectious diseases.


The Research Flow Cytometry Core Facility in the Therapeutic Protein Department seeks a highly motivated Flow Cytomery Operator.  The ideal candidate should have some basic flow cytometry experience. Responsibilities include operation and maintenance of a Beckman-Coulter MoFlo XDP and a MoFlo Astrios high-speed cell sorter in a busy core facility.  The facility provides service to the Therapeutic Proteins Department, as well as other Research groups and Therapeutic Focus Areas at Regeneron. Primary responsibility will be to perform basic sorting experiments to include sterile and single-cell sorting.  Responsible for basic data analysis using various flow cytometric software. 


1.   Operate a Beckman-Coulter MoFlo XDP or MoFlo Astrios high speed cell sorter.
2.   Responsible for the proper maintenance, alignment, and calibration of equipment.
3.   Analysis of flow cytometric data.
4.   Assist with maintenance of other flow cytometry equipment. (BD FACSCanto, Accuri, LSRII, LSR 
      Fortessa, Fortessa X-20, a Beckman Coulter CytoFLEX, an IntelliCyt iOue Screening
      System and an Amnis Image Stream Imaging Cytometer)
5.   Maintain schedule for sorter.
6.   Maintain adequate inventory of laboratory supplies and reagents.

2 years lab experience, 0-4 year of flow cytometry/sorting experience
Knowledge of FACS principles and basic flow cytometry experience.
- Previous experience operating a cell sorter is helpful.
- Requires analytical problem solving experience.
- Experience with tissue culture helpful.
- Must be flexible and willing to perform flow cytometric duties that expedite and support scientific staff's flow cytometric goals and objectives.
- Ability to work alone or in a team environment.
- Must possess strong interpersonal skills.


Level will be commensurate with experience.


Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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