Scientist 1

Posted 03 Feb 2020

Rockville, Maryland - United States

Req Id 202737


A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 56,000 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:


As a Scientist 1, your role is to function as the scientific resource to drive and support assay development and/or commercial application of new and innovative service offerings within the biosafety testing space. You are responsible for the overall design and implementation, and scientific integrity of technical work performed in the laboratory, and for ensuring the needs of internal and external clients are appropriately met, effectively interpreted, and communicated clearly to the client. Your primary responsibility is to function as the subject matter expert (SME) within a virology. You will be responsible for the development and/or performance of custom and/or routine testing in accordance with all SOPs and regulations (GxP). You will be expected to lead by example and work collaboratively to advance the application of virology in biosafety testing.


Who you are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in scientific discipline with 4+ years of academia or industry experience in virology or cell therapy


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong regulatory knowledge (GxP)
  • Strong experience with experimental design
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills that have been demonstrated through presentations/seminars etc.
  • Strong conceptual and strategic thinking
  • Effective coaching and training skills for complex and highly technical work



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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