Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

Your R&D job in Pharma or Chemicals

Are you a natural born problem solver? Known for spotting unmet needs and figuring out ingenious ways to meet them? Welcome.
As a chemist, biochemist, pharmacist, medical doctor, biologist or physicist you can expand your theoretical and practical skills, specialize in new areas or deepen your professional knowledge. You'll also enjoy an innovative, collaborative working environment and state-of-the art research facilities.
We pride ourselves on innovative research, scientific excellence, and the highest level of ethical standards. We have a proven track-record of delivering research results that achieve new levels. New products and therapeutic approaches are discovered and tested for their marketability and then further developed. A continual flow of innovative and efficacious products is critical to our ability to compete in the global marketplace.
Opportunities exist in pharmaceutical research as well as research within the chemical and life science area and process engineering departments. A typical entry position here is laboratory manager, supported by a team of several laboratory technicians.

Work here and you'll mainly deal with development and quality control work. The tasks range from synthesizing new active ingredients to investigating their pharmacological and toxicological properties.
Driving the development process of new products, integrating them successfully in our customers' processes or ensuring that market demands can be fulfilled requires a good understanding of the technical indicators, enthusiasm for new ideas as well as strong communication skills within international teams.


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There are two different, unaffiliated companies that use the name MERCK. Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, which operates this website, uses the firm name “Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany,” in the United States and Canada, and also uses “EMD Serono” in biopharma, “MilliporeSigma” in life science and “EMD Performance Materials” in materials business. The other company, Merck & Co., Inc. holds the rights in the trademark MERCK in the United States and Canada. Merck & Co. is not affiliated with or related to Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, which owns the MERCK trademark in all other countries of the world.   To reflect such fact and to avoid any confusion, certain logos, terms and business descriptions of the publications on this website have been substituted or modified, such as by referring to “Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany” instead of “Merck” standing alone.  Publications on this webpage, therefore, slightly deviate from the otherwise identical versions accessible outside the United States and Canada.


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