Associate Scientist II

Posted 16 Jan 2020

Rockville, Maryland - United States

Req Id 202145


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:

An opportunity has arisen to join our company in the Genetic Toxicology division as an Associate Scientist II (AS II). As an ASII, you will primarily conduct a variety of in vitro assays required to characterize product or material safety. In addition, you will make scientific observations, maintain detailed workbooks/documentation and ensure all documentation fulfills generally accepted professional/industry standards. You will maintain an understanding of technological principles and applications of the organization’s services and will be capable of executing a broad range of protocols.


Who you are:

Minimum Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in a scientific discipline (i.e. Biology, Chemistry, Biotechnology, etc.) – OR – Bachelor’s degree in a scientific discipline (i.e. Biology, Chemistry, Biotechnology, etc.) with 1+ years laboratory work experience – OR – Associate’s degree in a scientific discipline (i.e. Biology, Chemistry, Biotechnology, etc.)  3+ years laboratory work experience


Preferred Requirements:

  • Working knowledge of a testing laboratory
  • Experience in cell culture and aseptic technique
  • Possess ability to multitask and work in a team environment with minimal supervision



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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