Principal Scientist Chem Bio

Employer
Merck
Location
Boston, MA, US
Posted
December 05 2017
Organization Type
Pharma
Requisition ID: PHA001414

Merck & Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where Merck has codified its legacy for over a century. Merck’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.


Merck is on a quest for cures and is committed to being the world’s premier, most research-intensive biopharmaceutical company. Today, we’re doubling down on this goal. Merck Research Laboratories is a true scientific research facility of tomorrow, and will take Merck’s leading discovery capabilities and world-class small molecule and biologics R&D expertise to create breakthrough science that radically changes the way we approach serious diseases. 


The Pharmacology department is seeking a cellular pharmacologist to join the Chemical Biology group who has experience in leading phenotypic screening projects.   For this position, a background in cell-based assay development and familiarity with small molecule screening to interrogate compound effects on phenotypes of interest is required.  A successful candidate will be able to design cell-based experiments using genetic and pharmacological manipulation of pathways and proteins in relevant cell systems to validate novel targets and characterize molecular mode of action of tool molecules.  Preference will be given to candidates with a chemical biology background, high content imaging and/or 3D cellular culture and assay experience. The successful applicant will have experience managing scientists with a track record of achievements leading projects and independently designing and executing experiments.  

Qualifications

Education: 

  • Ph.D. in Biology or equivalent

Required:  

  • 8 years industrial experience, cellular pharmacology, assay development


Your role at Merck is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we’re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At Merck, we’re inventing for life. 

 

If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to staffingaadar@merck.com.

  

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Job: Pharmacology - DPS
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Employee Status: Regular
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