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Scientist - Circuit Neurophysiology

Tarrytown, New York
Base salary plus bonus, stock options and benefits
Closing date
Nov 4, 2021
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We are seeking a motivated entry level Neuroscientist to join our fast-paced Neuroscience team. The Scientist will be responsible for studying a variety of biological processes involved in neurological and psychiatric disease. In addition to working on current projects, this person will conduct new target discovery, establish new technologies or models, and generate ideas for future research.

A day in the life of this Scientist may include:

  • Setting up electrophysiology assays and conducting experiments to evaluate mechanisms or efficacy of various pathophysiologies or therapeutic targets using these assays

  • Establishing optogenetics and chemogenetics in mice and using these techniques to explore mechanisms of normal or pathological nervous system circuits

  • Conduct in vivo experiments involving stereotaxic, local, or systemic injections to evaluate mechanisms of brain function or dysfunction or efficacy in models of disease

  • Establishing ex vivo brain slice electrophysiology and conducting mechanistic experiments using these slices

  • Evaluating and implementing new technologies as relevant

  • Conduct research independently including innovating new ideas, designing and analyzing experiments, and trouble-shooting technical issues


This might be the right role for you if:

  • You are an innovative and rigorous scientist with skills in neurophysiological, molecular and behavioral techniques.

  • You have strong written and oral communication skills, and enjoy presenting ideas and data to diverse stakeholders including both internal leaders and external collaborators. 



In order to be considered qualified for this role, you must:


Have a PhD and 2+ years postdoctoral experience, with a background in circuit neurophysiology (brain slice optogenetics). Experience in systems-level neuroscience inquiry is also required. Prior experience in mentoring and inspiring others to achieve goals is an advantage.

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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