Merck

Senior Principal Scientist/Director, Discovery Oncology

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**Job Description**

Our Oncology team is dedicated to delivering breakthrough innovations that extend and improve the lives of cancer patients worldwide. Our team of forward-thinking individuals achieve this through an unwavering commitment to support accessibility to medicine, providing new therapeutic solutions, and collaborating with governments and payers to ensure that people who need medicines have access to them. Our focus is on innovation and launch execution excellence; we translate breakthrough science into innovative medicines that help people with cancer across the globe.

We are seeking Senior Principal Scientist/Director to join Discovery Oncology group at our Company's South San Francisco. This person will lead a group of scientists including PhD level scientists and will be responsible for early target validation and development of clinical candidates from inception to first-in-human.

**Experience Requirements:**

+ Expertise in oncology biologics and antibody-drug conjugate

+ Proven track record of target identification and validation

+ Experience leading cross-functional discovery project teams

+ Experience managing a team of PhD-level scientists

+ Experience managing external collaborations is desirable

+ Excellent written and oral communication skills

**Education Requirements:**

+ PhD in immunology, cancer biology, or related field with 10+ years' experience working in biopharma.

We are a research-driven biopharmaceutical company. Our mission is built on the simple premise that if we "follow the science" that great medicines can make a significant impact to our world. We believe that a research-driven enterprise dedicated to world-class science can succeed by inventing medicine and vaccine innovations that make a difference for patients across the globe.

**Who we are ...**

We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, 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 ...**

In a world of rapid innovation, we seek brave Inventors who want to make an Impact in all aspects of our business, enabling breakthroughs that will affect generations to come. We encourage you to bring your disruptive thinking, collaborative spirit and diverse perspective to our organization. Together we will continue **Inventing For Life, Impacting Lives** while **Inspiring Your Career Growth** .

Invent. Impact. Inspire.

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If you have been offered a separation benefits package, but have not yet reached your separation date and are offered a position within the salary and geographical parameters as set forth in the Summary Plan Description (SPD) of your separation package, then you are no longer eligible for your separation benefits package. To discuss in more detail, please contact your HRBP or Talent Acquisition Advisor.

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We are proud to be a company that embraces the value of bringing diverse, talented, and committed people together. The fastest way to breakthrough innovation is when diverse ideas come together in an inclusive environment. We encourage our colleagues to respectfully challenge one another's thinking and approach problems collectively. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace.

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**Employee Status:**

Regular

**Relocation:**

Domestic

**VISA Sponsorship:**

Yes

**Travel Requirements:**

No Travel Required

**Flexible Work Arrangements:**

Flex Time

**Shift:**

**Valid Driving License:**

**Hazardous Material(s):**

**Number of Openings:**

1

**Requisition ID:** R122389



6 days ago



South san francisco, California

Merck

Full Time

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