Scientists III

Posted 20 Aug 2020

Bedford, Massachusetts - United States

Req Id 209519


A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 57,000 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.

Job Title: Scientists III


Job Location: 80 Ashby Road, Bedford, Ma 01730


This position qualifies for EMD Millipore Corporation’s employee referral program.




  • Design and execute virology testing and research projects, focused on viral clearance and viral inactivation for biotherapeutic processing operations; 
  • Work with a wide range of model virus systems, including bacteriophage and mammalian viruses;
  • Conduct method development and validation and product improvement projects;
  • Work cross-functionally with customers and colleagues in product development, field marketing, biomanufacturing science, applications and service groups;
  • Ensure that project requirements are clearly understood and intensively pursue project milestones; 
  • Effectively communicate technical information throughout the organization;
  • Participate in industry and professional organizations and conferences, and interface with regulatory organizations; and 
  • Maintain awareness of current methodology and instrumentation.  


Requirements and Qualifications:


Education Requirements:


Employer requires a PhD in Biology, Microbiology or Virology or related field;


Master’s degree in Biology, Microbiology, virology or related field plus 2 years of experience as a scientist working in virology and technology assessment will substitute for a PhD in Biology, Microbiology, virology or related field.


Experience and Skills

Additionally, the successful candidate must have:

  1. 2 years of academic or industrial experience with microbiology, bacteriophage, cell culture, and virus quantitation with infectivity assays and molecular methods;
  2. Proven track record establishing the culture of bacteriophage, propagation methods, and design assay systems;
  3. Ability to effectively communicate relevant scientific data and analysis to scientific staff and technical experts within the field and in a related field;
  4. Proven track record of product development, applications development, and validation; and
  5. Proficiency with statistical analysis software.


All years of work experience may be gained concurrently.


Please send resumes to EMD Millipore Corporation, 400 Summit Drive, Burlington, MA 01803 (Attn: Req. # 209519).

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