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Scientist, Poultry R&D

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 Manufacturing Division, MMD, is a team of dedicated, energetic individuals who are committed to being the most trusted supplier of pharmaceuticals and health products worldwide. Our facilities, along with our external contractors, suppliers, and partners, comprise an interdependent global manufacturing network that?s committed to delivering a compliant, reliable supply to customers and patients on time, every time, across the globe.
Under
the direction of supervisor, conducts laboratory and animal studies for the
development of new or improved veterinary or biological products.
+ Performcomplex laboratory and animal work under moderate to close supervision.
+ Performroutine maintenance of laboratory equipment.
+ Responsiblefor recording data, performing calculations, and providing tabulatedsummaries to supervisor.
+ Assist inwriting laboratory procedure with close supervision.
+ Coordinatework schedule with animal care group.
+ Assist in thepreparation of standard operating procedures and R&D procedures underminimal supervision.
+ Performcomplex analyses and draw conclusions to experiments with close supervision.
+ Write studyprotocols and reports with minimal supervision.
+ Serve as StudyInvestigator for laboratory procedures and animal studies.
+ Readscientific literature as assigned by supervisor.
Make project-oriented presentations in the team
meetings.
Education Minimum Requirement:
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BS in
biology, microbiology, virology, immunology, biotechnology, animal science,
poultry or related field.
Required Experience and Skills:
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Minimum of 5
years of experience working in a laboratory environment.
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Good knowledge
of aseptic techniques including cell culture and bacteriology techniques.
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Good
knowledge of microbiology, bacteriology and virology.
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Experience in
laboratory techniques such as western blot, ELISA, and immunofluorescence
assays.
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Strong verbal
and written communication skills, organizational skills, and computer skills
such as Microsoft Office and Outlook.
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Must be able
to work effectively with colleagues in a cross-functional environment.
Preferred Experience and Skills:
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Experience
working in a laboratory environment focused on vaccine research is preferred.
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Experience in
immunoassay development is desirable.
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Knowledge of
immunology and molecular biology techniques such as SDS-PAGE, RT-PCR, plasmid
cloning and recombinant DNA technology is highly desirable.
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good knowledge and experience working with poultry pathogens is a plus.
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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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
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Merck is an equal opportunity employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran ? proudly embracing diversity in all of its manifestations.
Job _Biology-Discovery_
Merck is an equal opportunity employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran ? proudly embracing diversity in all of its manifestations.
Title: _Scientist, Poultry R&D_
Primary Location: NA-US-NE-Elkhorn
Requisition ID: _BIO005134_


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