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Senior Clinical Scientist, Oncology

Upper Gwynedd, PA, USA | Merck

  • Industry:
    Pharmaceutical / Biotech
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
  • Experience:
    7-10 years
Job Description:
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Merck & Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where Merck has codified its legacy for over a century. Merck’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.

Merck is on a quest for cures and is committed to being the world’s premier, most research-intensive biopharmaceutical company. Today, we’re doubling down on this goal. Merck Research Laboratories is a true scientific research facility of tomorrow, and will take Merck’s leading discovery capabilities and world-class small molecule and biologics R&D expertise to create breakthrough science that radically changes the way we approach serious diseases. 

Accountable for the clinical/scientific execution of the clinical protocol.Accountable for the scientific aspects of the implementation and conduct of a clinical trial (e.g., investigator meeting presentations, safety and medical monitoring).May serve as the CSSM scientific representative on the clinical trial team (CTT).May collaborate with the Medical Writer on clinical/scientific and regulatory documents and Study manager on study deliverables.May provide tactical/scientific mentorship to other clinical scientists.


Education Minimum Requirement: 

• Degree in the Life Sciences or significant experience in clinical development (> 11 years)

• Bachelor’s degree with 7+ years’; or MS with 5+ years’; or PhD with <2 years’ relevant career experience

Required Experience and Skills: 

• Pharmaceutical and/or clinical drug development experience.

• Excellent oral (including presentation) and written communication, computer/ database management and project management skills

Preferred Experience and Skills:

• Oncology experience

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