Senior Associate Scientist

Posted 05 Jul 2019

Rockville, Maryland - United States

Req Id 193059


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 Senior Associate Scientist will oversee safety testing required to manufacture clinical and commercial products. The Senior Associate Scientist will act as subject matter expert (SME) for specific defined area(s) of BioReliance business. He/she will communicate deviations/events to Project Manager and clients, as well as lead the completion of event records.

The Senior Associate Scientist will utilize applicable computer programs to complete testing and routine tasks (i.e. Word, Excel, Oracle, LIMS, BRIQS, etc.). For GLP studies, he/she perform all aspects of the role of Study Director with overall scientific responsibility for the study design, interpretation and reporting of study results.


Who you are:

Minimum Qualifications:


  • Ph.D. in scientific discipline (i.e. Biology, Chemistry, etc.) with 1+ years of laboratory experience – OR – Master’s degree in scientific discipline (i.e. Biology, Chemistry, etc.) with 3+ years of laboratory experience – OR – Bachelor’s degree in scientific discipline (i.e. Biology, Chemistry, etc.) with 5+ years laboratory experience


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Broad working knowledge of field and experience with relevant laboratory practices, techniques, equipment, materials and mathematical calculations
  • Intermediate skills in applicable computer programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills that have been demonstrated through presentations/seminars, oversight of projects, implementation of new services, etc.
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Highly collaborative as well as independent



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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