Offers “Merckgroup”

Expires soon Merckgroup

Associate Scientist 2

  • Glasgow (Glasgow City)
  • Teaching

Job description

A career at our company 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 electronics. 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.


Your role:  we have an exciting opportunity for an Associate Scientist 2 to join our Molecular Team in Glasgow. As our Associate Scientist 2, you will be responsible for the performance of routine and custom GLP / GMP studies and good housekeeping, equipment maintenance and stock control to ensure the smooth running of the laboratories. Duties of the role also include performing a wide variety of assays to support development and manufacturing processes within the pharmaceutical industry, making scientific observations and completing documentation to the required industry standards; working within the laboratory following Standard Operating Procedures and relevant compliance regulations to ensure routine studies are completed on time and accurately recorded.


Who you are:

·  HND or higher qualification in Molecular Biology or associated Biological Science discipline
·  Competent experience in a scientific laboratory role is required, ideally having worked to GLP and / or GMP.
·  Experience in PCR, Gel electrophoresis, Nucleic acid extractions, DNA sequencing, Southern blotting & LIMS highly desirable.
·  Due to the high volume, fast paced nature of our business, you must be experienced to cope with volume outputs, being solutions focused when faced with any problems or setbacks.
·  Good standard of written and spoken English and PC literate.


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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We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Job Requisition ID:  217006

Location:  Glasgow

Career Level:  C - Professional (1-3 years)

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Careers during Covid-19
Thank you for visiting our careers website, we are always looking for curious minds to join our teams. We understand how much the world is being impacted by the Covid-19 crisis and we want to assure you that your safety is very important to us. To ensure that everyone’s health is protected, instead of a standard face-to-face interview, it is likely that you will be offered alternative digital interview options.

US Disclosure
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.

North America Disclosure
The Company is committed to accessibility in its workplaces, including during the job application process. Applicants who may require accommodation during the application process should speak with our HR Services team at 855 444 5678 from 8:00am to 5:30pm ET Monday through Friday.

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