Associate Principal Scientist Job
Merck/MSD - Rahway, NJ
Associate Principal Scientist-BIO003700

Description

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.

Description:

The Cardiovascular Diseases Franchise within Discovery and Preclinical Sciences is seeking an experienced cardiometabolic biologist to join the Atherosclerosis department. This is a senior laboratory scientist role with responsibility for designing and executing mechanistic studies to support the nomination, validation and molecule discovery for targets involved in the pathophysiology of atherosclerosis. Relevant areas of training include one or more of the following: cardiovascular physiology and pathophysiology as it relates to atherosclerosis; obesity/diabetes as it related to insulin resistance and the connection to the initiation and progression of atherosclerosis. Experience in bridging the gap between evidence of human disease relevance and experimental disease models is a key skill set for this role.

Qualifications

Education: PhD in physiology, pharmacology or related discipline (biochemistry, molecular biology, pathology, etc)

Required:

- PhD with minimum 3 years postdoctoral experience, 0-5+ years experience in pharmaceutical industry .
- Graduate and/or post-doctoral training in atherosclerosis including one or more of the following: cardiovascular physiology and pathophysiology as it relates to atherosclerosis, lipid biology, diabetes/obesity as it relates to insulin resistance

Preferred:

- In addition to required experience/skills, preference will be given to candidates with experience in building translational animal models with relevance/applicability to the clinic.

Our employees are the key to our company’s success. We demonstrate our commitment to our employees by offering a competitive and valuable rewards program. Merck’s benefits are designed to support the wide range of goals, needs and lifestyles of our employees, and many of the people that matter the most in their lives.

Merck is an equal opportunity employer, M/F/D/V – proudly embracing diversity in all of its manifestations.
Former Military, Transitioning Service Members, National Guard & Reserves - We value your past and present service.

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Merck is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes ted by search firms to any employee at Merck via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Merck. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Merck as a result of the referral or through other means.

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Merck is an equal opportunity employer, M/F/D/V – proudly embracing diversity in all of its manifestations. Former Military, Transitioning Service Members, National Guard & Reserves - We value your past and present service.

Job: Biology-Discovery

Job Title : Associate Principal Scientist

Primary Location: NA-US-NJ-Rahway

Other Locations: NA-US-NJ-Kenilworth

Employee Status: Regular

Travel: No

Number of Openings: 1

Shift (if applicable): 1st

Hazardous Materials
: Biological materials (human blood products, recombinant material, immortalized cell lines)

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