Scientist, Regulated Bioanalytical Immunogenicity

Requisition ID: PHA001489

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. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where Merck has codified its¬ legacy for over a century. Merck's success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.

Merck is on a quest for cures and is committed to being the world's premier, most research-intensive biopharmaceutical company. Today, we're doubling down on this goal. Merck Research Laboratories is a true scientific research facility of tomorrow, and will take Merck's leading discovery capabilities and world-class small molecule and biologics R&D expertise to create breakthrough science that radically changes the way we approach serious diseases.¬ 

Merck is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and consumer health products, as well as 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 people 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.

Our organization's Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacodynamics, and Drug Metabolism (PPDM) Department has an opening in Kenilworth for a laboratory scientist in the Regulated Immunogenicity Bioanalytics group.¬  The main responsibility is implementing and utilizing ligand binding assays to support and contribute to the Vaccines and Biologics therapeutic area.¬  ¬  As a member of the PPDM Regulated Immunogenicity Bioanalytics Group, you will become part of a dedicated, creative team that investigates novel therapeutic avenues.¬ 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • ¬ Implementing and validating ligand binding assays on a variety of platforms in a regulated environment for characterization of biologics and vaccines immunogenicity.¬ 

  • Ensuring the timely delivery of high quality clinical bioanalytical data.

  • Ensuring high quality documentation of laboratory processes and data to ensure compliance with existing regulation and departmental SOPs.

  • Contribute to finding solutions to problems related to the application of bioanalytical methods.


Education Minimum Requirement:¬ 

  • Bachelor's Degree in the Life Sciences with a minimum of 3 years of experience in laboratory research in the pharmaceutical and/or biotech industry OR

  • MS Degree in the Life Sciences¬ 

Required Experience and Skills:¬ 

  • Highly developed laboratory and technical skills demonstrating flexibility and attention to detail.

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Hands-on experience in the utilization of quantitative bioanalytical assays in the pharmaceutical and/or biotech industry.¬ 

  • Ability to multi-task in a highly dynamic environment and flexibility to work in a fast-paced team in a professional and pleasant manner.

  • Good verbal and written communications skills and an ability to excel in a team based environment.

Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • Experience with Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) as it applies to regulated bioanalysis

  • Experience with the development, validation, and application of ligand binding methods in support of regulated bioanalysis¬ 

Your role at Merck is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we're counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At Merck, we're inventing for life.¬ 


If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to staffingaadar@merck.com.

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Job: Pharmacokinetics/Drug Metab
Other Locations:
Employee Status: Regular
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Number of Openings: 1
Shift (if applicable): N/A
Hazardous Materials: Yes; Clinical human samples
Company Trade Name: Merck

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