Research Associate- Discovery Biology

Employer
Merck
Location
South San Francisco, California, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 11, 2021
Closes
Jun 26, 2021
Ref
2244445391
Discipline
Biology
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Job Description
We are seeking a highly motivated Research Associate to join our Research & Development Division Discovery Biology group. This is an exciting opportunity to help establish in vitro and in vivo models to investigate novel targets and understand molecular mechanisms of disease and pathology focusing on vascular biology.
The individual will work with other team members to design, execute analyze, present experiments in the laboratory and provide scientific and technical input into the target portfolio. The successful candidate will have to demonstrate motivation to learn, increasing technical expertise and independence, ability to multi-task and execute with limited supervision, and a team-oriented mentality.??
Required Experience and Skills
Required Education:
- Bachelor's degree in biological sciences, or related discipline
Required Experience:
- 1-2+ years of relevant lab experience (2+ years required for Associate level)
- Hands-on experience with gene expression or protein assays
- Familiarity with in vivo models and techniques
- Understanding of data analysis tools
- Strong communication skills, both written and oral, with the ability to present work in a formal setting
- Self-motivated, highly organized, able to work independently with minimal supervision, and able to multi-task
- Strong attention to detail
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. Together we will continue Inventing For Life, Impacting Lives while Inspiring Your Career Growth .
Invent. Impact. Inspire.
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Relocation:
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Number of Openings:
1
Requisition ID: R122868

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