Scientist, Protein Mass Spectrometry, Bioprocess Development:

Kenilworth New Jersey
Requisition ID: BIO005070

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. 

The Protein Mass Spectrometry group in Bioprocess Development of Merck Research Laboratories is seeking a talented and self-motivated scientist with experience in analytical chemistry, biochemistry, or chemistry. As a laboratory-based scientist, you will be working with highly collaborative teams of scientists from Bioprocess Development to implement liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry (LC-MS)-based experiments to advance the development of biotherapeutics. 



  • A Bachelor's degree in Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry, or Chemistry with a minimum of three (3) years of biotech/pharmaceutical industry experience.


  • Willing and able to excute experiments, interpret data, and track results; 
  • Experience in liquid chromatography (LC) and/or mass spectrometry (MS);
  • Experience with software for chromatography and/or MS data analysis;
  • Capability of trouble shooting issues in routine maintenance of liquid chromatography and/or MS instruments;
  • Good organizational skills to manage data, results and timelines;
  • Good written and oral communication skills to present scientific results and findings to the group and project teams, as well as to work in a multidisciplinary working environment.


  • Hands-on experience in LC-MS of biomolecules;
  • Experience in informatics or LIMS.

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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