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Associate Principal Scientist u2013 Protein Engineering

Rahway, NJ

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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. 
Highly motivated scientists are being sought to join the Protein Engineering group in the Department of Biochemical Engineering & Structure.  The group works out of the Rahway, NJ site and multiple opportunities are available.   Successful candidates will join a group of innovative scientists with broad deliverables ranging from evolved enzymes for biocatalytic implementation in drug manufacturing routes to the delivery of optimized protein scaffolds to enable discovery.  These are scientific positions that require critical thinking, flexibility, multitasking, and the ability to bring in new technologies to enable rapid design, generation, and testing of engineered proteins.  
M.S with a minimum of 7 years experience OR Ph.D. with a minimum of 4 years experience in Biochemistry or related field 
Experience in directed evolution / engineering of proteins
Proficient in current molecular biology and recombinant protein production technologies 
Experience with DNA sequencing (Sanger & NGS) and processing software such as Vector NTI, Sequencher, or equivalent
Experience leading multi-disciplinary teams to deliver on goals
Strong written and oral communication skills 
Strong leadership and organizational skills
Experience with high-throughput screening and automated liquid handling
Experience with the engineering of proteins to enable incorporation of unnatural amino acids
Experience characterizing the biophysical properties of proteins via SDS-PAGE, Western Blot, spectrophotometric assays, and SEC-HPLC
Knowledge of biocatalysis
Experience using analytical instrumentation such as UPLC, HPLC, LC-MS, and GC  
Good grasp of organic chemical principles and comfort with the use of organic chemicals
Demonstrated ability to generate novel ideas and concepts 
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. 
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