Senior Clinical Scientist

  • Company: Merck
  • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
  • Posted: December 11, 2016
  • Reference ID: CLI005547
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. Today, we are building a new kind of healthcare company - one that is ready to help create a healthier future for all of us.

Our ability to excel depends on the integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill, diversity and teamwork of an individual like you. To this end, we strive to create an environment of mutual respect, encouragement and teamwork. As part of our global team, you'll have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career.

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 (Clinical Science and Study Management )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.

  • Degree in Life Sciences with 11 years in clinical drug development or in the pharmaceutical industry or in the healthcare field OR
  • Bachelor's Degree in Life Sciences with 7 years in clinical drug development or in the pharmaceutical industry or in the healthcare field OR
  • Master's Degree with 5 years in clinical drug development or in the Pharmaceutical Industry or in the healthcare field OR
  • PhD 2 years in clinical drug development or in the pharmaceutical industry or in the healthcare field relevant career experience.

  • Pharmaceutical and/or clinical drug development experience.
  • Understanding of scientific process as well as medical and statistical concepts.
  • Understanding of all aspects of clinical development from program planning to regulatory submission.
  • Excellent oral (including presentation) and written communication, computer/database management skills.
  • Ability to influence and collaborate internally as well as externally with partners and study-related vendors.

  • Vaccine clinical development experience.

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