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2019 MRL Oral Solid Formulation/Pharmaceutical Sciences Co-Op

Requisition ID: ADM010177

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. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where Merck has codified its¬ legacy for over a century. Merck's success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.



Merck is on a quest for cures and is committed to being the world's premier, most research-intensive biopharmaceutical company. Today, we're doubling down on this goal. Merck Research Laboratories is a true scientific research facility of tomorrow, and will take Merck's leading discovery capabilities and world-class small molecule and biologics R&D expertise to create breakthrough science that radically changes the way we approach serious diseases.¬ 


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Merck is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where Merck has codified its legacy for over a century. Merck's success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.



Merck is on a quest for cures and is committed to being the world's premier, most research-intensive biopharmaceutical company. Today, we're doubling down on this goal. Merck Research Laboratories is a true scientific research facility of tomorrow, and will take Merck's leading discovery capabilities and world-class small molecule and biologics R&D expertise to create breakthrough science that radically changes the way we approach serious diseases.



The Oral Formulation Sciences (OFS) group within Pharmaceutical Sciences is a multidisciplinary research group that develops the formulations for small molecule targets within the drug development process.



Co-op positions are available in 2019 in the OSF group based at our Rahway, and/or West Point, PA sites. During your co-op appointment you will work closely with an experienced pharmaceutical industry scientist on a research project with key tasks that include, but not limited to, the following:



  • Utilization of a variety of physical and chemical characterization techniques to develop an understanding of the physicochemical characteristics of drugs and associated formulations

  • Development of small-scale in vitro screening systems to predict formulation performance
    -Strong personal character and ethics

  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent academic achievement and analytical ability

  • Good team player and ability to work independently

  • A¬ letter of reference from a professor is highly recommended; you may attach it in the same section of the profile as your resume.

  • Our employees are the key to our company's success. We demonstrate our commitment to our employees by offering a competitive and valuable rewards program. Merck's benefits are designed to support the wide range of goals, needs and lifestyles of our employees, and many of the people that matter the most in their lives.


This is a full- time co-op position based in Rahway, NJ. Housing subsidy is not available as part of this program and must be funded 100% by the student.



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Qualifications

Education:


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Required: Candidates must be a current full-time student pursuing a BS, MS or PhD degree in Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Analytical Chemistry, and other relevant disciplines.
Required Experience and Skills:



  • Candidates must be available to work full-time for up to (6) months beginning in mid-2019.

  • Candidates must have working knowledge of physicochemical characterization techniques such as dissolution kinetics and solubility


Your role at Merck is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we're counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At Merck, we're inventing for life.¬ 


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If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to staffingaadar@merck.com.


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Merck & Co., Inc. is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity.¬  Please, no phone calls or emails.¬  All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Merck via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Merck.¬  No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Merck as a result of the referral or through other means.


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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.


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Merck is an equal opportunity employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran ‚€“ proudly embracing diversity in all of it's manifestations.

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