Postdoctoral Research Fellow Mass Spectrometry and Biophysics

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Job Details Full-timeEstimated: $38,000 – $53,000 a year3 hours ago Qualifications – Driver’s License – Communication skills – Hazmat Endorsement – Tissue culture – Doctoral degree Full Job Description Job Description Be a part of the legacy: Postdoctoral Research Fellow Program Our Research Laboratories’ Postdoctoral Research Fellow Program aims to be a best-in-industry program for industrial postdoctoral researchers, designed to provide you with an academic focus in a commercial environment. With the resources, reach, and expertise of a large pharmaceutical company, postdoctoral researchers will be positioned to excel in an institution committed to breakthrough innovation in research and discovery. What You’ll Be Doing: As a postdoctoral fellow in the Mass Spectrometry & Biophysics (MSB) group, you will work with a highly collaborative team of scientists ining a wide range of biophysical and biochemical techniques to dissect the signal-activation mechanism of antiviral receptors involved in immunostimulatory pathways. Mechanistic and structural aspects of the signaling complex will be studied in-vitro by SPR, thermal shift assays and native gel electrophoresis, among other techniques, plus ex-vivo cell-based assays. The position requires a background in biophysical characterization of protein-protein and/or protein-RNA interactions, enzyme kinetics, and hands-on experience with protein expression and purification, including cell/tissue culture. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Leading the development and implementation of biophysical and biochemical in-vitro assays aimed at characterizing kinetics, thermodynamics and structural basis of macromolecular interactions. Protein expression and purification. Cell and/or tissue culture. What You Need: Candidates must currently hold a PhD OR receive a PhD by fall of 2021. Degree should be in Biophysics, Biochemistry, Structural Biology or related discipline Ability to design experiments, develop assays and interpret results. In depth knowledge of biophysical methodologies for studying protein-protein and protein-ligand interactions. Experience in protein expression and purification methods. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. A demonstrated record of impactful publications. It’s Great If You Have: Working knowledge of cell/tissue culture. Familiarity with structural biology techniques such as MS-HDX, NMR or X-ray crystallography Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment. We are a research-driven biopharmaceutical company. Our mission is built on the simple premise that if we ‘follow the science’ and that great medicines can make a significant impact to our world. And we believe that a research-driven enterprise dedicated to world-class science can succeed by inventing medicine and vaccine innovations that make a difference for patients across the globe. Who we are … We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world’s most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world. What we look for … In a world of rapid innovation, we seek brave Inventors who want to make an Impact in all aspects of our business, enabling breakthroughs that will affect generations to come. We encourage you to bring your disruptive thinking, collaborative spirit and diverse perspective to our organization. Together we will continue Inventing For Life, Impacting Lives while Inspiring Your Career Growth. INVENT. IMPACT. INSPIRE. mrlpostdoc US and Puerto Rico Residents Only: If you need an accommodation for the application process please email us at For more information about personal rights under Equal Employment Opportunity, visit: EEOC Poster EEOC GINA Supplement OFCCP EEO Supplement OFCCP Pay Transparency Rule We are an equal opportunity employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran – proudly embracing diversity in all of its manifestations. Search Firm Representatives Please Read Carefully Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, NJ, USA, also known as Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., Kenilworth, NJ, USA, does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities. All CVs / resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at our company without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of our company. No fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by our company as a result of an agency referral where no pre-existing agreement is in place. Where agency agreements are in place, introductions are position specific. Please, no phone calls or emails. Employee Status: Regular Relocation: Domestic/International VISA Sponsorship: Yes Travel Requirements: Flexible Work Arrangements: Shift: Valid Driving License: Hazardous Material(s): Number of Openings: 1 Requisition ID:R93817 Job Information Job ID: Location: Kenilworth, New Jersey, United States Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Fellow – Mass Spectrometry and Biophysics Company Name: Merck Job Function: Other Job Type: Full-Time Apply Now