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MSD Wellcome Trust Hilleman Laboratories (Hilleman Labs), is a joint venture between Merck & Co., Inc. (which operates in India as MSD Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.) and Wellcome Trust (which is a UK based research charity).
A first-of-its-kind initiative, Hilleman Labs is an equal joint-venture partnership formed between Merck & Co., a research-driven pharmaceutical company and Wellcome Trust, a global charitable foundation dedicated to human and animal health. Headquartered in India, Hilleman Laboratories is an international organization strengthened by presence of global leadership and scientific team, which is working incessantly to develop safe, effective, affordable and sustainable vaccines for developing countries.


Job Description:
Hilleman Labs is looking for profiles to fill the position of Associate Scientist, contributing to the accomplishment of Rotavirus Analytics of Mammalian Cell culture experience in a controlled sterile environment.
The Associate Scientist, reporting to Senior Scientist will be taking care of the Rotavirus Analytics and will be responsible for Cell Culture, molecular biology, and lab maintenance.

The key indicative functions for this position will be against the
Perform small and large volume cell culturing in the analytical group: plating, growing, splitting adherent cells
Perform QC assays including qPCR and immunostaining of cells
Perform lab and equipment maintenance.

Candidate Profile:
Ideal Experience

  • M.Sc/ MVSc (Biochemistry/ Microbiology/ Biotechnology) with 2-5 years relevant industrial experience
  • Molecular biology experience specifically with PCR/qPCR assays
  • Fluorescent immunostaining of mammalian cells; microscopy

Other Personal Characteristics

  • Good working understanding of the proper procedures and concentrations required to prepare buffers and solution for the laboratory
  • Strong organizational, record-keeping, and documentation skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment with multiple responsibilities

Last Date: 6th Nov.,2013

Candidates interested may send across their updated resumes at

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