Associate Scientist

Posted 06 Aug 2019

St. Louis, Missouri - United States

Req Id 195403


A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 52,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Your Role:

The Associate Scientist will conduct immunoassays and R&D related activities within Life Science business at MilliporeSigma. Reporting to the R&D Manager/Supervisor, this individual will be responsible for several projects focusing on new product development, product validation, troubleshooting, and operations support for key biological reagents.

This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience in cutting-edge high sensitivity assay technologies and new product development processes in the biotechnology industry.

Who You Are:

Minimum Qualifications:  

  • Bachelor’s degree in Immunology, Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Endocrinology or other related Bioscience discipline or Associate’s degree in Immunology, Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Endocrinology or other related Bioscience discipline with 1+ year biotechnology industry or academic research experience 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Immunology, Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Endocrinology or other related Bioscience discipline and 3+ years of related biotechnology industry or academic research experience.
  • Demonstrated success working with cross functional groups.
  • Experience in technical skills such as multiplex assay, ELISA, and other antibody-based techniques.
  • Result-orientated with proven track record of success in executing multiple projects simultaneously within a team environment.
  • Ability to manage projects, coordinate activities, and present project progress in a well-organized manner.
  • Proven Excel skills in documentation, data manipulation and presentation, and use of other software for data calculations.
  • Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills. Comfortable with web-based data reviews and transfers.


What we offer: With us, 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!

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