Scientist Job

Recruiter
Location
Boston MA
Posted
Aug 08, 2017
Closes
Aug 21, 2017
Organization Type
Corporate
Scientist-CHE005499

Description

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 successful candidate will be responsible for the design, synthesis, purification and characterization of peptide or macrocycle drug candidates in target validation, hit-to-lead and lead optimization projects. In this role, the incumbent will engage in synthetic and medicinal chemistry problem solving and work with team members to drive progress. He/She will analyze diverse data sets to build structure-activity relationships. As a Scientist, the candidate will have collaborative engagement with the Merck Boston scientific community and participate as an active member of project teams. The successful candidate must also have excellent interpersonal, cross functional collaboration and communication skills.

Qualifications

Education:

- B.S. in chemistry, biochemistry or related field with a minimum of 2 years pharmaceutical industry experience or M.S. in chemistry, biochemistry or related field

Required:

- Experience in peptide or macrocycle synthesis, purification and analytical characterization including HPLC, MS and biophysical methods

- Ability to mine scientific literature and databases

- Experience in communication and collaboration skills in a team environment

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 an accommodation for the application process please email us at staffingaadar@merck.com.

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Job: Chemistry

Job Title:Scientist, Chemistry

Primary Location: NA-US-MA-Boston

Employee Status: Regular

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Number of Openings: 1

Hazardous Materials: standard laboratory chemicals

Company Trade Name:Merck