Research Scientist Protein Sciences

Posted 15 Oct 2019

Burlington, Massachusetts - United States

Req Id 197586


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 responsibilities for this position will include but are not limited to:  Develop new products and applications aligned with current business strategy to address needs of researchers within protein and nucleic acid workflow across a wide range of industries; Support adoption of new products in the marketplace by generating applications data & working closely with customers and commercial organization; Leverage specialized knowledge and analytical skills to solve complex problems; Engage with engineering, marketing personnel and other scientists, as well as with external collaborators and customers; Participate in strategic planning to identify new areas for future development in life science; Plan experiments and write protocols; Present technical seminars at conferences, workshops, customer sites and webinars; Provide technical leadership on cross-functional teams supporting the product development process.


Who You Are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • PhD in Biology, Biotechnology, or a closely related bioscience field required.
  • 3+ years of experience at the post-doctoral and/or industrial lab working with proteins or nucleic acids.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Hands on experience across a range of life science applications – skills in the areas of protein chemistry, molecular biology and cell biology desirable.
  • Experience defining customer needs and developing new products a plus.
  • Previous experience mentoring or supervising other laboratory scientists desirable.
  • Experience with electrophoresis, western blot, protein expression and purification, nucleic acid workflow, PCR. RSREMD




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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