Our Research Scientists are our Inventors. We identify and target steps in disease mechanisms or pathways that could be inhibited or enhanced. Our goal is to isolate a compound that is effective against a disease target. Using innovative thinking, state-of-the-art facilities and robust scientific methodology we collaborate to discover the next medical breakthrough.
The successful candidate will be a passionate scientist with strong academic fundamentals and a drive to develop new medicines to improve human health. In this role, the individual will be responsible for supporting the formulation development of new chemical entities as part of a matrix team from initial first in human formulations through final market formulation definition and manufacturing process robustness assessment.
Required Experience and Skills**:
Ability to learn and apply new scientific principles to execution of daily responsibilities
Demonstrated ability to collate and conduct basic data analysis
Prior experience with Microsoft Office, statistical analysis software, and numerical analysis software
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Preferred Experience and Skills:
Prior experience in a laboratory or Pilot plant environment
Strong mechanical aptitude
Passion to learn and develop as a pharmaceutical scientist
Additional responsibilities are as follows:
Develops and applies basic principles and scientific concepts to execute work in a laboratory or pilot plant environment to develop drug products
Capability to support manufacturing operations in non-GMP and GMP environments.
Executes routine experiments and data interpretation with appropriate technical guidance.
Ability to operate and trouble shoot equipment and processes.
Capable of learning practical laboratory/pilot plant skills and fundamental scientific principles to utilize as part of their daily responsibilities.
Can understand overall project timelines to manage prioritization of individual contributor deliverables with appropriate supervision.
Works well with others in collaborative team environments.
Builds awareness of relevant new and current technologies to grow as a pharmaceutical scientist.
Internal Number: R3850
Pharmaceutical Sciences & Global Clinical Supply (Pharm. Sci. &GCS) undertakes a wide range of drug development activities to transform scientific concepts into innovative pharmaceutical products.
Pharm. Sci. & GCS are two Merck Research Laboratories (MRL) organizations that are passionately committed to setting the standard for our industry at multiple levels, including: 1) executing innovative and efficient pharmaceutical development, thereby maximizing patient value; 2) developing robust formulations, processes, and analytical methods to support commercialization of our products; 3) operating an agile, responsive, reliable, and cost-effective clinical supply chain; and 4) creating corporate value through product life cycle management (LCM) and intellectual property development.