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Senior Scientist (Formulation/Biophysical Characterization) Job - United States  

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Posted on : 15 May 2017

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Senior Scientist (Formulation/Biophysical Characterization)-BIO004780


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.

In this lab based role, the candidate will be responsible for multiple aspects of drug product development of therapeutic proteins, such as monoclonal antibodies, including formulation activities and biochemical and biophysical analytical characterization. The candidate will work in a formulation development group, supporting early and late-stage development, and will support many aspects of product development including formulation screening, process development, and material compatibility. Additional responsibilities include writing technical reports and presenting technical data.



- PhD with no experience, OR an MS with a minimum of 3 years of experience, OR a BS with a minimum of 7 years of experience.


- Analytical skills:

- Knowledge and experience with chromatography (e.g, SEC, IEX, RP)

- Knowledge and experience with biophysical techniques(e.g., CD, DLS, DSC, FTIR, Fluorescence).

- Strong data analysis skills

- Strong written and verbal communication skills.

- Ability to multitask and prioritize.


- Formulation development experience

- Experience with automated sample preparation

- Experience with measurements of protein-protein interactions

- Experience with Analytical Ultracentrifugation

- Experience in an industrial pharmaceutical development environment

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: Biologics, Vaccines, Analytical Formulat

Job Title:Sr. Scientist, Bio & Vacc Formul

Primary Location: NA-US-NJ-Kenilworth

Employee Status: Regular

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Number of Openings: 1

Company Trade Name:Merck

Nearest Major Market: New York City
Nearest Secondary Market: Newark

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