Offers “Merckgroup”

25 days agoMerckgroup

Postdoctoral Research Scientist (all genders) limited on 2 years

  • Darmstadt (Darmstadt)
  • 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 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.


Your role:

We are seeking a highly motivated, team-oriented individual for a postdoctoral position in the Translational Oncology & Immuno-Oncology group. The successful candidate will work in our state-of-the-art Research & Development facilities located in Darmstadt and closely interact with the Oncology drug discovery labs. The postdoctoral scientist will study cellular response to DNA damage using novel small molecules in development for cancer therapy and while addressing important scientific questions by cutting-edge in vitro and in vivo research, will have the opportunity to expand her/his knowledge and experience in an industry setting.


Who you are:  

·  PhD in Cancer Biology/Pharmacology or a related scientific discipline
·  Strong interest and expertise in the field of molecular oncology and a well-founded background in cancer biology. Expertise in one or the following areas is highly desirable: DNA repair, checkpoint control of cell cycle, p53, apoptosis, senescence
·  Hands-on experience with animal models of cancer and xenograft tumor studies is a must
·  Candidates should document their successful previous research endeavors with publications
·  Demonstrated ability to think critically and independently
·  Strong written and oral communication skills
·  Ability to collaborate and interact effectively with colleagues 
·  Fluency in English, written and oral



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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Stellenanforderungsnummer:  218687

Standort:  Darmstadt

Berufserfahrung:  C - Professional (1-3 years)

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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.

Jobsegment: Oncology, Research Scientist, Scientist, Telecom, Healthcare, Research, Science, Technology

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