Develop talent, harness innovation, build for the future:
The MRL Postdoctoral Research Fellow Program

Merck Research Laboratories (MRL) Postdoctoral Research Fellow Program aims to be a best-in-industry experience for postdoctoral researchers, providing an academic focus in a commercial environment. With the resources, reach, and expertise of a large pharmaceutical environment at your fingertips, MRL postdocs are positioned to excel in an institution committed to breakthrough innovation in research and discovery.

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Postdocs at Merck:

  • Work in unique laboratory environments with top capabilities, equipment, expertise and knowledge
  • Obtain experience in drug discovery and development
  • Generate innovative science resulting in high-quality external publications
  • Participate in seminars, lectures and meetings, and have the opportunity to interact with the local scientific community
  • Become positioned for choice careers in pharma, biotechnology, and academia

MRL postdocs are entitled to receive a competitive salary and access to the full benefits programs offered by Merck.

At Merck, our passion is improving health. By bringing important medicines and vaccines to people around the world, we remain at the forefront of scientific discovery and innovation. The research conducted in the MRL Postdoctoral Research Program fuels this passion, and helps Merck fulfill our mission of improving lives - everyday.

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Hear from former Postdoctoral Research Fellow Alexander Buitrago Santanilla, Structural Chemistry

Watch this video to take a closer look at the MRL Postdoctoral Research Fellow Program.