Associate Principle Scientist Chem Bio

  • Company: Merck
  • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
  • Posted: January 18, 2017
  • Reference ID: PHA001364
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.

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The Pharmacology department is seeking a scientist to join the Chemical Biology group who has experience in cell-based assay development, high-content imaging and is familiar with either small molecule screening, CRISPR and/or gene signature generation to interrogate protein-ligand interactions. Hands-on experience in cell culture and biosample preparation (cells, tissues, organs, etc). is required with preference given to candidates with direct experience in primary or 3-D cell culture approaches. A successful candidate will be able to design cell-based experiments using genetic and pharmacological manipulation of pathways and proteins in relevant cell systems to characterize molecular mode of action of tool molecules. The successful applicant will have a track record of achievement, independently designing and executing experiments with a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience and excellent communication and collaborative skills. A Ph.D. in Biology with 8 or more years of industrial experience is required.

Education Minimum Requirement:
  • Ph.D. in Biology or equivalent

  • 8 years industrial experience, cell biology, assay development

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