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Fixed term Scientist 1

Posted 07 Dec 2017

Glasgow, Scotland - United Kingdom

Req Id 168174

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Merck is a leading science and technology company in healthcare, life science and performance materials. Around 40,000 employees in 66 countries work to further develop technologies that improve and enhance life – from biopharmaceutical therapies to treat cancer or multiple sclerosis, cutting-edge systems for scientific research and production, to liquid crystals for smartphones and LCD televisions


Merck is a leading science and technology company in healthcare, life science and performance materials. Around 40,000 employees in 66 countries work to further develop technologies that improve and enhance life – from biopharmaceutical therapies to treat cancer or multiple sclerosis, cutting-edge systems for scientific research and production, to liquid crystals for smartphones and LCD televisions.

Scientist (Virology, fixed term)

Your role:

Working within our Virology team, you will be responsible for providing scientific support in the conduct of routine and complex GLP or GMP studies performed within a contract testing laboratory.

Responsibilities of the successful applicant will include acting as Study Director or Responsible Scientist, as appropriate, on studies, assisting in the performance of laboratory procedures, providing scientific support to laboratory staff performing routine and complex procedures and external clients for whom the studies are being performed.

The post holder will be required to maintain study records, including deviation records, to meet regulatory standards.

Who you are:

  • You have an HND or higher in a Biological Science discipline with at least 6 years proven work experience in a similar environment.
  • You will ideally have prior knowledge and experience working to GLP and / or GMP in a similar working environment.
  • You are strongly focused on quality and safety
  • You have strong planning and organisational skills
  • You have good communication and interpersonal skills
  • You are self motivated with strong initiative and drive
  • You have a good standard of written and spoken English and are computer literate, ideally with prior knowledge of working with LIMS.

 What we offer:

Your possibilities to develop in our growing company are just as manifold as our product portfolio. We offer a modern and international working environment to unleash your innovative potential in diverse teams, and take responsibility for our employees, products, the environment and society.

Merck is a leading science and technology company in healthcare, life science and performance materials. Around 40,000 employees in 66 countries work to further develop technologies that improve and enhance life – from biopharmaceutical therapies to treat cancer or multiple sclerosis, cutting-edge systems for scientific research and production, to liquid crystals for smartphones and LCD televisions.


What we offer: At Merck, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

Curious? Apply and find more information at come2merck.com

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