Senior Scientist, Chemistry Job

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Rahway NJ
Oct 04, 2016
Oct 28, 2016
Organization Type
Senior Scientist, Chemistry-CHE004975


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.

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.

Merck is currently seeking exceptional chemists for an exciting opportunity within its cross-functional chemical biology group. The preferred candidate would have a multidisciplinary scientific background able to comfortably work at the interface between organic synthesis, molecular and cellular biology, biochemistry and/or protein biophysics. The successful candidate will be able to work independently, be able to multi-task, be able to work collaboratively in teams, and be adaptable to changing needs.



- Ph.D. in Chemistry, Chemical Biology or related field


- Experience in Chemical Biology

- Proven track record of solving complex problems.

Our employees are the key to our company’s success. We demonstrate our commitment to our employees by offering a competitive and valuable rewards program. Our Company’s benefits are designed to support the wide range of goals, needs and lifestyles of our employees, and many of the people that matter the most in their lives. If you need an accommodation for the application process please email us at

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Job: Chemistry

Job Title:Sr. Scientist, Chemistry

Primary Location: NA-US-NJ-Rahway

Other Locations: NA-US-MA-Boston, NA-US-NJ-Kenilworth

Employee Status: Regular

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Number of Openings: 2

Hazardous Materials: Laboratory chemicals necessary for drug development

Company Trade Name:Merck