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Careers at MSD Austria

When innovating every day is what you do for a living

Imagine getting up in the morning for a job as important as helping save and improve lives around the world. Here, you have that opportunity. You can put your empathy, creativity, digital mastery, or scientific genius to work in collaboration with other like-minded colleagues to pursue and bring hope to countless people who are battling the most challenging diseases of our time. Our team is always evolving, so if you are among the intellectually curious, join us—and start making your impact today. 

As a leader in biopharmaceuticals, we focus on scientific innovation to deliver medicines and vaccines that may help millions of people around the world.

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We are one company, but we operate under two different corporate brand names. We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, NJ, USA in the United States, Canada & Puerto Rico. We are known as MSD everywhere else.

Bring the real you to MSD Austria and share with us your own perspectives to push us in an alternative direction

Use your curiosity, digital mastery, and empathy to go after something life-changing

Corporate Culture

At MSD you will find challenging tasks, multi-faceted experiences and a clear commitment to ethics and integrity. As a member of our team, you will work with talented and dedicated colleagues whose determination perfectly complements your own.

The positive working environment at MSD respects the individual as well as the diversity of the group. Cooperation is encouraged and flexibility is supported.

Leadership Principles

We orient ourselves in our daily work and in dealing with each other according to the following guidelines:

  • Customer and patient orientation
  • Fast, disciplined decision-making
  • Open, courageous action
  • Build talents
  • Demonstrate ethics and integrity
  • Act result-oriented
  • Promote cooperation

Employee Development at MSD Austria

Whether on your first day of work or in your tenth year of work, we will ensure that you receive the most efficient training and support. 

Personal Development

Recurring feedback from colleagues at all levels enables our employees to identify and define their own development potential. So you can create a plan that will help you achieve your career goals.

Employees and their supervisors work together to develop which competencies are to be promoted and which resources should be made available for them. The HR department accompanies these processes through consulting, innovative concepts and strategic decision-making aids.


We offer programs that ensure that you are always familiar with the latest developments and information in your field. Since mid-2010, the MSD Education Center has been run by the MSD Training Manager. Because MSD stands for excellence in science and innovation, the education and training of employees has the highest priority. In addition, MSD employees also undertake further training in the social sector, such as training on employee leadership as well as leadership and competence training at the highest level.

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This careers website is intended for Residents of Europe, Middle East, Africa, Latin America & Asia Pacific. Residents in the United States, Canada & Puerto Rico, please visit this Careers website. Information on this site is for the purpose of presenting career opportunities at our organisation and give our audience a view of our culture, diversity and growth opportunities. Our Company is an equal opportunity employer, proudly embracing diversity in all of its manifestations.