Scientist, Vivarium Operations

Boston, MA, US
March 08 2018
Organization Type
Requisition ID: LAB000800

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.

At Merck, we are inspired by the belief that a research-driven enterprise dedicated to scientific excellence can create medicines and vaccines that save and improve lives. Every employee is building on our proud legacy of scientific breakthrough. Our ability to impact the lives of patients worldwide depends on the integrity, creativity, humility and scientific acumen of our team. We are creating a diverse organization that is inspired by invention and founded on a culture of respect and collaboration. .

With minimal direction and in compliance with departmental Standard Operating Procedures, MRL study requirements, as well as applicable regulations and guidelines to include USDA regulations and the NIH Guide, assists overseeing the details of animal care and related activities of Laboratory Animal Resources, Has primary responsibility for checking completion and quality of day to vivarium tasks. Ensures that quality support of research laboratory animal programs is a team effort between LAR, research staff and other support organizations. 

Collaborates across areas; communicates work related information to project teams; some contacts outside the department and Company; will represent functional group on area teams or committees. Independently carries out duties related to laboratory practices, supplies organization, and laboratory records management.


    Minimum of bachelors degree, preferred: BS in Biology or related Animal Science Field 

    Experience and Skills: minimum of 2 years in research laboratory animal field

    MS plus minimum 1 year preferred, AAALAS certification; CMAR

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


Search Firm Representatives Please Read Carefully: 

Merck & Co., Inc. is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity.  Please, no phone calls or emails.  All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Merck via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Merck.  No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Merck as a result of the referral or through other means.


For more information about personal rights under Equal Employment Opportunity, visit:


            EEOC Poster

            EEOC GINA Supplement 

Job: Laboratory Animal Services
Other Locations:
Employee Status: Regular
Number of Openings:
Shift (if applicable):
Hazardous Materials:
Company Trade Name: Merck

Similar jobs

More searches like this

Similar jobs