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PhD Bioinformatics Jobs USA | Scientist @ Merck

PhD Bioinformatics Jobs USA | Scientist Position @ Merck: Merck & Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. Today, we are building a new kind of healthcare company – one that is ready to help create a healthier future for all of us.

Our ability to excel depends on the integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill, diversity and teamwork of an individual like you. To this end, we strive to create an environment of mutual respect, encouragement and teamwork. As part of our global team, you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career.

PhD level position is open in the cheminformatics group within Global Structural Chemistry. We are looking for individuals with exceptional problem solving skills, substantial record of scientific research accomplishments and big-picture perspective on the drug discovery process.
The candidate will lead the application of in silico approaches to inform decision making and compound follow up related to the characterization of metabolism, transporter interactions, exposure-response relationships and variability.  The candidate will be responsible for helping teams integrate knowledge across species to drive early decision making, both internally and with regulatory agencies and bridge data to causal human biology.
This role requires interacting closely with interdisciplinary small molecule discovery project teams including Medicinal Chemistry, Computational Chemistry, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacodynamics, Drug Metabolism and Chemical biology.

PhD Bioinformatics Jobs USA | Scientist Position @ Merck

Basic Qualifications:

  • A Ph.D. in cheminformatics /computational chemistry or computational biology/bioinformatics.
  • A minimum of 3 years of postdoc experience in modeling complex chemical and biology data in a drug discovery setting using advanced expertise in cheminformatics and machine learning.
  • Knowledge and experience with statistical programming in R or other statistical packages and scripting languages such as Perl.

Additional Skills/Preferences:

  • Strong communication skills, along with the ability to work well in multidisciplinary teams.
  • Ability to Implement and apply approaches to multi-parameter optimization
  • Experience in assessing the pharmacokinetics and metabolic fate of drug candidates and dose predictions.
  • Experience in bioinformatics analysis of biochemical and molecular biological data .

Job Title:Assoc Prin. Scientist, Chemistry
Primary Location: NA-US-MA-Boston
Other Locations: NA-US-NJ-Kenilworth, NA-US-PA-West Point, NA-US-NJ-Rahway
Employee Status: Regular
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Number of Openings: 1
Company Trade Name:Merck

PhD Bioinformatics Jobs USA | Scientist Position @ Merck

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