Sr. Research Associate, Protein Expression & Purification ( MERCUSR128388ENUS)
Our Company's Protein Design team is focused developing novel protein therapeutics that will have a direct impact on patient lives. We are exploring unique modalities and creative ways to leverage proteins against disease. As a group, we bring a diverse set of skills, perspectives, and backgrounds to tackle challenging scientific problems and pride ourselves on exploring innovative approaches to protein therapeutics. We are seeking an experienced protein chemist with strong expression and purification skills to join our team
Primary Laboratory Responsibilities
Expression and purification of antibodies and proteins
Stable cell line generation
Standard molecular biology and cloning
Conjugation of small molecules and/or peptides
Biophysical protein characterization
Minimum Education Requirement
Bachelor’s degree with 7 or more years or Master’s degree with 4 or more years of professional experience.
Desired Experience and Skills
Mastery in standard molecular biology and other laboratory techniques related to protein production, characterization, and evaluation
Exceptional organizational skills and ability to prioritize
Team player with a willingness to work in different disease areas and/or explorational studies
Strong verbal and written communication skills and desire to “bring ideas to the table”
Background in protein expression, purification and protein chemistry
Self-motivated and forward thinking with an interest in being involved in multiple stages of project progression
Experience with bioconjugation of small molecules or peptides considered a plus
We are a research-driven biopharmaceutical company. Our mission is built on the simple premise that if we “follow the science” that great medicines can make a significant impact to our world. We believe that a research-driven enterprise dedicated to world-class science can succeed by inventing medicine and vaccine innovations that make a difference for patients across the globe.
Who we are …
We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.
What we look for …
In a world of rapid innovation, we seek brave Inventors who want to make an Impact in all aspects of our business, enabling breakthroughs that will affect generations to come. We encourage you to bring your disruptive thinking, collaborative spirit and diverse perspective to our organization.
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