Biochemist/ Staff Biochemist

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Biochemist/ Staff Biochemist

Merck & Co. - Rahway, NJ


Merck & Co. Inc., established in 1891, is a global research-driven pharmaceutical company dedicated to putting patients first.

Join us and experience our culture first-hand – one of strong ethics & integrity, diversified experiences and a resounding passion for improving human health. As part of our global team, you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career.

The Clinical Development Laboratory is responsible for quantitative measurement of analytes in human blood and tissue samples using immune-based, LC/MS/MS, and colorimetric methods. Non-lab duties include writing memos, final reports and publications summarizing data, and writing and updating lab SOPs related to GLP compliance.

MS/BS with experience in analysis of human biological samples. Duties will include quantitative measurement of analytes in a variety of human biological samples, (including but not limited to blood and blood products, CSF, urine and tissue) using immune-based assays (ELISA, EIA, RIA), Western Blot, LC/MS/MS, enzyme assays, and immunohistochemistry and histology techniques. Non-lab duties include writing memos, final reports and publications summarizing data, and writing/updating lab SOPs. Experience with GLP regulations desirable.

Experience with quantitative measurement of analytes in human body fluids using immune-based assays and/or LC/MS/MS.

Good communication skills; work in Good Laboratory Practices environment; ability to work in a team setting is desired.

Consistently cited as a great place to work, we discover, develop, manufacture and market a wide range of vaccines and medicines to address unmet medical needs. Each of our employees is joined by an extraordinary sense of purpose – bringing Merck’s finest achievements to people around the world.

We offer an excellent salary and an industry-ranked benefits program, including tuition reimbursement, work-life balance initiatives and developmental programs at all levels. Merck’s retirement package includes a pension plan and one of the best 401(k) plans in the nation.

To be considered for this position, please visit our career site at to create a profile and submit your resume for requisition # CLI001877. Merck is an equal opportunity employer, M/F/D/V – proudly embracing diversity in all of its manifestations.