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Associate Scientist, Analytical Chemistry Job

Date: Sep 12, 2017

Location: Rahway, NJ, US

Company: MSD

Associate Scientist, Analytical Chemistry-CHE005537

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 Analytical Research & Development department of Merck Research Laboratories is seeking applicants for an analytical chemist at the Associate Scientist level. The position is available at Merck’s Rahway, New Jersey research facility. The position is a laboratory-based scientific role tasked with solving complex analytical problems at the interface of chemistry and engineering disciplines to enable development of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) through direct support of the Pilot Plant facility. The successful candidate must function well and be able to collaborate in a fast-paced, integrated, multidisciplinary team environment. Academic and or research experience should demonstrate successful application of state-of-the-art analytical techniques to solve chemistry problems, such as: chiral / achiral separations (HPLC / SFC/ GC / CE / IC), spectroscopic techniques (NMR, MS, UV-VIS / IR / ICP), solid-state analysis (X-ray diffraction, DVS, DSC, TGA and microscopy), and classical wet chemistry techniques. Additional experience in synthetic organic chemistry,biochemistry, continuous monitoring using process analytical tools, or lab automation / informatics is considered a plus. Applicants must have effective organizational, multi-tasking, oral / written communications skills, show scientific leadership, and a desire to work in the laboratory setting.

Qualifications

Education:

- B.S. in analytical chemistry or related field

Required:

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills, demonstrated creativity, strong interpersonal skills

- Ability to work in a team environment with cross-functional interactions is essential

Preferred:

- Experience in HPLC and other chromatograpy techniques (HPLC / SFC/ GC / IC), spectroscopic techniques (NMR, MS, UV-VIS / IR / ICP), solid-state analysis (X-ray diffraction, DVS, DSC, TGA and microscopy).

- Experience in synthetic organic chemistry,biochemistry, continuous monitoring using process analytical tools, or lab automation / informatics is considered a plus.

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:Assoc. Scientist, Chemistry

Primary Location: NA-US-NJ-Rahway

Employee Status: Regular

Number of Openings: 1

Hazardous Materials: work directly with, or have access to hazardous materials

Company Trade Name:Merck


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