• Associated Principal Scientist Singapore
  • MSD in Singapore, , Singapore
  • jobs
  • 1 week ago

jobs description

Our Animal Health Division (MAH) Singapore brings together a powerhouse team of fish health experts equipped with state-of-the-art facilities designed specifically to cater to the needs of animal research and innovation. As an integral part of a worldwide research and development network, our dedicated teams collaborate tirelessly towards a shared objective: to leverage the power of scientific advancement to enhance the well-being of animals.

MAH stands at the forefront of the industry as the unrivaled global leader in vaccines and health solutions for tropical fish aquaculture. We are revolutionizing the future of animal health and welfare by groundbreaking scientific breakthroughs, harnessing innovative technologies, and employing insights-driven solutions. Our aim is to create a world where a sustainable and resilient food supply thrives.
• ** Job
• * scope**:

- To autonomously organize, conduct, co-ordinate, and lead research project(s) and to perform all... necessary experiments to design, develop or improve vaccines, vaccination strategies and veterinary products for tropical fish aquaculture.
- To ensure the fastest possible development of products whilst ensuring the quality standards and a high level of performance confidence of the product developed.
- To determine, in conjunction to research management, the lines and approaches for product development in his/her own field of expertise.
- To initiate new projects proposal and business cases
- To support transfer to production and registration of new products
- To function as study director or principal investigator for clinical studies
- To support lab operations when required
• * Responsibilities**:

- Recognized as a technical expert and scientific contributor, functions as research leader for (multiple) projects.
- Plans, coordinates, and prioritizes activities of project team in view of priorities, resources, and overall efficiency.
- Maintains up to date with the scientific developments and literature within his/her expertise fields.
- Is or strives to become the company expert for the diseases and products he/she works on.
- Controls and is the main responsible for the progress of projects.
- Ensures project reporting through internal processes & higher management meetings.
- Performs and supervises experiments according to GLP.
- Is up to date with regulatory guidelines for the products and geographical areas he/she is developing products for, maintaining direct contact with Regulatory Affairs.
- Writes project proposals and timely suggests amendments to running projects to R&D management.
- Presents research results both internally and externally. As required, publishes and presents technical papers to external audiences; participates in creating and may author significant internal publications.
- Identifies potential intellectual property and takes steps to initiate evaluation of the potential.
- Contributes to project discussions within the R&D site and within Global R&D.
- Ensures compliance with Company, EHS, Quality and Regulatory guidelines.
- Proposes where possible improvements to facilitate or expedite the activities within the R&D group.
• ** Qualifications**:

- PhD from a recognized university in the field of bacteriology, virology, or immunology, preferably involving the study of fish diseases.
- More than 5 years of relevant experience in a professional research environment
- Practical knowledge of bacteriology, virology, immunology, or vaccine development required.
- Thorough knowledge of fish biology, fish immunology and fish pathogens are advantageous.
- Excellent communication skills and a team player.
- Excellent command of the English language, oral and written.
• * Who we are*
• We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.
• * What we look for*
• Imagine getting up in the morning for a job as important as helping to save and improve lives around the world. Here, you have that opportunity. You can put your empathy, creativity, digital mastery, or scientific genius to work in collaboration with a diverse group of colleagues who pursue and bring hope to countless people who are battling some of the most challenging diseases of our time.

Our team is constantly evolving, so if you are among the intellectually curious, join us—and start making your impact today.
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• ** Employee Status**:
• * Relocation**:
• * VISA Sponsorship**:
• * Travel

Requirements **:
• * Flexible Work Arrangements**:
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