Merck Sr. Scientist Chem Bio in Boston, Massachusetts

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 Pharmacology department is seeking a cellular pharmacologist to join the Chemical Biology group.

A background in cell-based assay development and familiarity with small molecule screening to determine cellular potency and interrogate compound effects on phenotypes of interest is required. Hands-on experience in cell culture and biosample preparation (cells, tissues, organs, etc) is required.

Preference given to candidates with experience in any following platforms – phospho signaling, qPCR, High content imaging, ELISA, proliferation assays, cell-functional assays, transcriptional reporter gene assays and/ or BRET/FRET. The successful applicant will have a track record of achievement working on project teams and independently designing and executing experiments.

B.S. in Biology or equivalent

Required Experience and Skills**: 6 years industrial experience, cellular pharmacology, assay development

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.

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Other Locations: NA-US-MA-Cambridge

Title: Sr. Scientist Chem Bio

Primary Location: NA-US-MA-Boston

Requisition ID: PHA001453