Postdoctoral Research Fellow – Separations & High Throughput Analysis Job

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Rahway NJ
Sep 30, 2016
Oct 27, 2016
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Postdoctoral Research Fellow – Separations & High Throughput Analysis-POS000218


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. Today, we are building a new kind of healthcare company – one that is ready to help create a healthier future for all of us.

Our ability to excel depends on the integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill, diversity and teamwork of an individual like you. To this end, we strive to create an environment of mutual respect, encouragement and teamwork. As part of our global team, you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career.

Be a part of the legacy: MRL Postdoctoral Research Fellow Program

The Merck Research Laboratories (MRL) Postdoctoral Research Fellow Program aims to be a best-in-industry program for industrial postdoctoral researchers, designed to provide you with an academic focus in a commercial environment. With the resources, reach, and expertise of a large pharmaceutical company, postdoctoral researchers will be positioned to excel in an institution committed to breakthrough innovation in research and discovery.

Position Overview:

As a postdoctoral fellow in the Separations & High Throughput Analysis group within Process Research & Development you will work interactively with a highly collaborative team of scientists from the Analytical Separations, Mass Spectrometry, NMR, Process Research, Discovery and Informatics areas to conceive, design, and perform experiments aimed at the comparative evaluation of different technologies for improved rapid quantitation of unknown compounds at very small scale.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

- Extensive, hands-on utilization of HPLC-MS, SFC-MS instrumentation as well as alternate detectors such as CAD and CD.
- Modification and design of laboratory equipment
- Use of automation and robotics platforms
- Data interpretation, manuscript preparation, publication and presentation of results


Education Minimum Requirement:

- PhD in Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Natural Products Chemistry or a related discipline with 3 years or less of postdoctoral experience or met all requirements of a PhD by May 2017

Required Experience and Skills:

- Hands-on experience with chromatography and mass spectrometry
- Excellent mechanical skills in the laboratory
- Innovative, creative, industrious and highly motivated

Preferred Experience and Skills:

- Thorough understanding of chromatographic and mass spectrometry theory
- Strong history of publication in peer-reviewed journals
- Experience with QSQR modeling, electrochemistry, ICP-MS, laboratory automation or microlithography and microfluidics

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Job: Post-Doctoral Fellow

Job Title:Assoc. Scientist,Post Doc Fellow

Primary Location: NA-US-NJ-Rahway

Employee Status: Regular

Number of Openings: 1

Company Trade Name:Merck