Senior Scientist, Process 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 Process Chemistry organization located at our Rahway, NJ site. A successful candidate will be joining a group of innovative scientists with broad deliverables ranging from the design of manufacturing routes for drug candidates to building on our state-of-the-art catalysis capabilities. A Ph.D. in chemistry with experience in methodology/catalysis (including chemocatalysis, biocatalysis and heterogeneous catalysis), total synthesis, physical organic chemistry, or flow chemistry is required, along with a proven track record of solving complex problems. Candidates must possess strong written and oral communication skills, and the ability to work effectively in a team environment.
- PhD in chemistry with no more than 3 years industry experience or graduating with a PhD in 2017
- Must have conducted outstanding research in his/her field of expertise that may be shared during the interview process.
- Function well within multidisciplinary teams and possess outstanding communication skills.
- Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills
- Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
- Additional experience within an academic laboratory (post-doctoral fellowship) or the pharmaceutical/biotech industry is a plus.
- A strong track record of peer-reviewed publications and research presentations is a plus.
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Job Title:Sr. Scientist, Chemistry
Primary Location: NA-US-NJ-Rahway
Employee Status: Regular
Number of Openings: 1
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Company Trade Name:Merck
Nearest Major Market: New York City
Nearest Secondary Market: Newark
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