Senior Scientist, Medicinal Chemistry Job - United States
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.
Merck is currently seeking exceptional chemists for positions within the Discovery Chemistry Department. The successful candidate will join multidisciplinary, highly collaborative discovery teams to invent novel medicines through a combination of innovative synthetic chemistry and analysis of diverse data sets to build structure-activity relationships. Additionally, the successful candidate will generate novel, testable hypotheses to enable clear decision making. Furthermore, he/she will help identify and validate new targets through chemistry and will be responsible for collaborative engagement with the external scientific community. Success across this spectrum of activities will necessitate the application of the latest advances in chemistry and the development of innovative approaches to address new chemistry challenges. To accomplish the above, the successful candidate must have excellent interpersonal, collaboration and communication skills in a team environment.
- B.S. in chemistry, biochemistry or related field with a minimum of 7 years of industry experience in synthesis/drug discovery OR M.S. in chemistry, biochemistry or related field with a minimum of 4 years of industry experience in synthesis/drug discovery OR Ph.D. in chemistry, biochemistry or related field OR anticipated attainment of Ph.D. in 2017 matching noted criteria
- Experience in methodology/catalysis, total synthesis, chemical biology, or physical organic chemistry.
- A proven track record of solving complex problems.
- Experience in synthesis, purification and analytical characterization including HPLC, MS, NMR, and biophysical methods.
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Job Title:Sr. Scientist, Chemistry
Primary Location: NA-US-MA-Boston
Other Locations: NA-US-PA-West Point, NA-US-NJ-Kenilworth
Employee Status: Regular
Number of Openings: 6
Hazardous Materials: Laboratory chemicals necessary for drug development
Company Trade Name:Merck
Nearest Major Market: Boston
Job Segment: Scientific, Organic Chemistry, Chemistry, Chemical Research, Biochemistry, Engineering, Science