Associate Scientist 1

Posted 12 Nov 2019

Rockville, Maryland - United States

Req Id 200044


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 Associate Scientist 1 (AS1) will perform safety testing required to manufacture clinical and commercial products. The AS1 is required to make scientific observations, maintain detailed workbooks/documentation, and ensure all documentation fulfills generally accepted professional/industry standards. Additionally, they are required to maintain a thorough understanding of BioReliance services, technical principles and applications. This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.


Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:  Conduct assigned testing with minimal supervision within constraints of lab scheduling;  Perform testing in accordance with SOPs and regulations (cGMP and GLP);  Maintain complete and comprehensive records for study integrity;  Perform peer review of assay batch/lab records to ensure Right First Time (RFT);  Communicate deviations/ events, progress and interim results to Study Management;  Assists with revisions to SOPs, laboratory records and other documentation as assigned;  Lift weight or exert force up to 50lbs. Work in Biological safety cabinets. Adjust focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus).


Who You Are:

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a scientific discipline (i.e. Biology, Chemistry, etc.)


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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The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

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