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Senior Scientist Chemical Biology Job - United States  

MSD (company)

Posted on : 10 April 2017

Project Description

Senior Scientist Chemical Biology-PHA001372


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. 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 Pharmacology department is seeking scientists to join the Chemical Biology group who have experience in biochemistry and biochemical assay development, biophysical methods and/or protein engineering. Candidates familiar with any of the following techniques will be given priority: fluorescence based assays, radio-ligand receptor binding, enzymatic assays, surface plasmon resonance, calorimetry, co-immunoprecipitation, protein fragment complementation, yeast two hybrid, mammalian expression, insect expression and incorporation of unnatural amino acids.



- A Ph. D. in Biology, Biochemistry or related field or a Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Biochemistry or related field with at least 5 years of industrial experience


- 3 years relevant experience, biochemistry, Assay development
- Willing and able to design biochemical, biophysical and/or cell-based experiments to characterize the molecular mode of action of tool molecules.


- Protein engineering experience

Our 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

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Job: Pharmacology - DPS

Job Title:Sr. Scientist, Pharmacology

Primary Location: NA-US-MA-Boston

Employee Status: Regular

Travel: No

Number of Openings: 1

Hazardous Materials: Biohazards

Company Trade Name:Merck

Nearest Major Market: Boston

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