(Senior) Scientific Expert (m/f/d) Pain Research

Full Time
Alfred-Wegener-Straße 2, 60438 Frankfurt am Main, Deutschland
Experienced Professional
June 28, 2024


Join our motivated team as (Senior) Scientific Expert (m/f/d) Pain Research in Nonclinical Sciences & Operations and grow with exciting challenges! As a member of our team you shape the growth of our development pipeline within a dynamic team in our headquarter! 

Your responsibilities will include the following:

  • Supervision and evaluation of external in vivo, ex vivo and in vitro studies while working in cross-functional teams

  • Evaluation of in-licensing candidates regarding preclinical profile as part of due diligence projects

  • Maintaining and expanding a CRO network

  • Ideation and development of innovative treatment concepts for Botulinumtoxin Type A NT201

  • Supporting initiatives for our Foundational Products (PK-Merz, Memantine, Hepa-Merz)

  • Supporting Medical Affairs and Marketing through preclinical publications



  • Academic degree and PhD in natural sciences

  • Hands-on experience in the field of pharmacology, preferably in vivo and in vitro

  • Clear track record in pain research is a must

  • Experience in conducting preclinical studies together with CROs or collaboration partners

  • Know How in electrophysiology and cell culture is a plus

  • Fluent in English language with excellent scientific writing skills

  • Innovative, analytical, and creative mindset

  • Excellent communication/networking and presentation skills



  • Individual career development in a purposeful job: you improve the quality of life of our patients!

  • Hybrid work model that allows a good work-life balance

  • Attractive location with good transport links, modern workplaces and a company restaurant (€4.13/menu)

  • Global family business with flat hierarchies and an open, respectful corporate culture

  • Attractive remuneration with extensive social benefits

  • Variety of employer-subsidized benefits such as WellPass (€17.90/month), Germany ticket (10€/month), Corporate Benefits and JobBike

Find our more about our benefits here.




Welcome to Merz Therapeutics, a leading pharmaceutical company that helps people with movement disorders, neurological diseases, liver diseases and other health conditions regain their quality of life.

We are proud to be a family-owned and value-driven company that has been dedicated to serving the needs of our patients for 110 years and is now a global innovation leader with products in more than 90 countries.

Our goal is to use our products to improve treatment outcomes for patients around the world, thereby reducing the burden of suffering for affected people and their surroundings.

Our dedication and commitment to relentless research and development is to ensure that unmet patient needs are identified and appropriate treatments are provided.

Therefore, become part of our international and motivated Merz Therapeutics family now and help us achieve our goal: "BETTER OUTCOMES FOR MORE PATIENTS"

For more information, visit https://www.merztherapeutics.com/.


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