Daily Duties at Merck Pharm:
Handling and processing rodent biological fluids such as blood, plasma, urine
Working with rodent models (mice, rats)
Animal handling, surgery, tissue collection, and sacrifice
Dosing (IP, IM, IV and oral)
Gtt-glucose tolerance test (dosing, bleeding, data analysis)
Ltt – lipid tolerance test (dosing, collecting samples, data analysis)
Experience in handling samples in deep freeze such as -80 freezers and liquid nitrogen
Maintaining lab needs such as chemicals, equipment and reusable material;, performing routing procedures such as equipment checks, chemical and radioactive waste handling, ordering procedures, maintaining stock, scheduling and coordinating research activities, monitoring hazardous work areas and lab safety
Primary data analysis, plan research experiments and study designs. Word processing, very strong Excel skills, PowerPoint and spreadsheet. Competent at collecting and analyzing a large quantity of clinical data and performing statistical analysis.
What they like about Merck Pharm:
You highly value a work environment built on a formal structure, rules, and regulations. You do not enjoy the unpredictability of shifting priorities and deadlines that upset your routine. You require and enjoy direction, input and accountability as part of your work environment. You have a strong need to participate in making key decisions and feel left out if your superiors or co-workers do not seek your input when making decisions. You thrive on providing good customer service to both internal or external customers, and doing so makes you feel good.