Senior Scientist

Posted 11 Sep 2019

Rockville, Maryland - United States

Req Id 197193


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:

Study Director for the Analytical Department in Toxicology fulfills all aspects of the Study Director role, as outlined in the GLP regulations. This role also serves as a scientific resource in Genetic Toxicology and is responsible for the study design interpretation and reporting of study results related to the Analytical portion of the Gene Tox assays.  The Study Director interacts with Sponsors or clients to present and interpret results.


Who You Are:


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in scientific discipline with at least 8 years of relevant experience.
  • Working knowledge of a research or testing laboratory, specifically in Analytical Chemistry.
  • Expert in Analytical Chemistry utilizing HPLC, GC and LC/MS.
  • Previous hands-on laboratory experience in GLP or non-GLP laboratory.
  • Good computer skills in word processing, spreadsheets, presentations and lab information systems, specifically MS Office, LIMS and BRIQS.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree in scientific discipline with at least 4 years of relevant experience.
  • Master’s degree in scientific discipline with at least 6 years of relevant experience.
  • 3+ years’ experience running GLP studies as a Study Director.
  • Possess good interpersonal and strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Highly motivated and detail oriented with good organizational skills.
  • Possess the ability to multitask and work independently or in a team environment with minimum supervision.

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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