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2017 Biologics Discovery Co-Op Job Boston United States,  


Posted on : 22 April 2017

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2017 Biologics Discovery Co-Op:ADM008458DescriptionMerck & 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.The Co-Op for the Biologics Protein Science willfunction as a fully-integrated member of a Biologics drug discovery team. Thisposition involves working within a state-of-the-art Biologics discovery andcharacterization laboratory understanding properties of therapeutic proteinsand its interaction with biological targets. Along with contributing andlearning bench science, theCo-Op will gain a wider perspective on the protein based drug discoveryprocess in the pharmaceutical industry.Day-to-day research will focus on various aspects of proteincharacterization and understanding protein-protein interactions using cuttingage biophysical and bioanalytical methods widely used in biologics discovery. Thesuccessful candidate will also be exposed to the emerging new areas ofimmuno-oncology to support new candidates for cancer drug discovery.We are seeking candidates with strong academic performance, criticalthinking and problem solving skills, analytical ability, exceptional writtenand verbal communication skills, teamwork, and the ability to work in a multi-functional, fast-paced environment. Previous hands-on laboratory experience ispreferred.This is a 6 month full-time co-operative assignmenttargeted to begin in June/July 2017. Housing is not provided under theprogram. Students requiring housing will be responsible for location andfull funding of accommodations.QualificationsEducation:- Required: candidatesmust be currently pursuing a bachelor's degree in biology, biochemistry, orrelated field and enrolled in an academic program- Candidates must be inat least their junior yearRequiredExperience:- Applicants must be availablefor full-time employment for a period of (6) months- Accurate experimentaldata recording is requiredPreferredExperience:- Grade-point average(GPA) of at least 3.3 or higher preferred.- Basic laboratory skillsand research experience preferredOur 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 staffingaadar@merck.com.Search Firm Representatives Please Read Carefully:Merck & Co., Inc. is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Merck via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Merck. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Merck as a result of the referral or through other means.Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.For more information about personal rights under Equal Employment Opportunity, visit:EEOC PosterEEOC GINA Supplement Merck is an equal opportunity employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran  proudly embracing diversity in all of its manifestations. Primary Location: NA-US-MA-BostonJob Type: Co/OpEmployee Status: TemporaryNumber of Openings: 1Relocation Provided: NoneCompany Trade Name:Merck Nearest Major Market: Boston Job Segment: Oncology, Biochemistry, Temporary, Scientific, Scientist, Healthcare, Science, Contract, Engineering

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