Senior Scientist - Chemical Biology Innovation

Millipore Corporation
Glendale, Wisconsin, US
Aug 02, 2021
Sep 12, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 57,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Your role:

The Senior Scientist - Chemical Biology Innovation at MilliporeSigma in Milwaukee, WI contributes to our R&D mission developing chemistry technologies to enable commercialization of high value products and services for chemical synthesis, materials science, and industrial customers.

  • As a Senior Scientist for Chemical Biology Innovation, you will be an integral component of shaping future chemical biology technologies and platforms at MilliporeSigma by working across our global R&D organization and with our partners in Business Development and Product Management
  • You will identify and develop solutions with high market potential and act as a hub for interdisciplinary expertise and operational execution within our Life Science organization
  • Technology and customer insights: Scout and vet innovation and business development opportunities in the chemical biology and drug discovery space with customers and by building/maintaining internal and external key-opinion-leader (KOL) networks
  • Strategic and tactical planning: Co-lead short and long-term chemical biology innovation strategy with marketing and business development teams, and identify gaps in current solutions and capabilities
  • Product/service ideation: Translate novel technologies into products and services by leading their research, conceptualization, and design
  • Solution development, validation, and implementation: Utilize global R&D sites to make, validate, and productize multidisciplinary solutions to specifications important to our chemical biology customers

Who you are:

Minimum Qualifications

  • PhD in Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, or related discipline
  • 2+ years of chemical biology experience in academic, drug discovery, or industrial setting

Preferred Qualifications

  • In-depth knowledge of synthetic organic chemistry, as well as application of small molecules in biology
  • Diverse background in biological applications (e.g. screening, proteomics, assay development, cell imaging)
  • Experience with targeted protein degradation, DNA-encoded libraries, and chemical probe development
  • Knowledgeable in drug discovery workflow and automation
  • Excellent communication skills for presentations, customer engagement, and technical writing
  • Curious, future-oriented mindset with experience implementing new ideas and technologies within an organization
  • Ability to work in a matrixed organization, influencing with and without direct authority
  • Familiarity with ISO 9001 standards

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