Senior Bioanalytical Scientist job

Organization
Merck & Co.
Job Location
West Point, PA
Job Description

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. 
As a senior scientist in the Department of Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacodynamics and Drug Metabolism (PPDM), you will work with a collaborative bioanalytical team present at multiple US sites and interact with scientists from both PPDM and Discovery Research. The responsibilities will involve high throughput sample analysis using established methodologies and developing assays for the quantitative analysis of small molecules, metabolites, biomarkers and proteins in preclinical studies.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
•Developing and applying robust LC-MS methods for discovery projects 
•Collaborating with PPDM Bioanalytics and discovery team members to advance programs 
•Developing novel analytical approaches (mass spectrometer based and beyond) to support unmet needs in drug discovery 

Requirements: 

Education: 

•PhD OR have met all the requirements for a PhD by June 2016 with a concentration in Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry or Pharmaceutical Science 
Required: 

•PhD or met all the requirements for a PhD by June 2016 
•Deep and broad knowledge in analytical science and applied technologies 
•Strong records of developing novel analytical methods or modern instrumentation through publications or collaborations 
•Excellent verbal and written communications skills and ability to excel in a team environment 
Preferred:

•Strong desire to achieve in a highly dynamic environment and ability to identify opportunities for delivering projects 
•Knowledge in drug discovery and related disciplines 
•Demonstrated ability to manage and analyze data using advanced software tools 
•Experiences with large molecules are a plus 
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 [email protected]
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