Oncology Medical Science Liaison, Nationwide Opportunities. Meet us at ASCO

Date: Apr 26, 2019

Location: New York City, NY, US

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Requisition ID: ADM010681

This posting is for expressing interest and consideration for future Oncology Medical Science Liaison roles with Merck’s Global Clinical Development Organization.

Merck will be conducting Exploratory Career discussions at This Year’s ASCO Conference during May 31st thru June 3rd, 2019.

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 be 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. 


The Oncology Medical Science Liaison OMSL is a credentialed (i.e., MD, PhD, or PharmD) therapeutic and disease expert who engages in scientific exchange with leaders in the external medical and scientific community.


Scientific exchange does not include promotional claims about any drug, vaccine or biologic product. OMSLs provide to Scientific Leaders (SLs) balanced, factual, scientific information about non-product areas of interest to Merck. 


The OMSL provides research support to Merck Investigator-Sponsored and Company-Sponsored Trials to enhance the understanding of the scientific foundations and goals of the study, support patient enrollment and retention efforts for a given study or address Investigator questions. 


OMSLs also respond to scientific questions from SLs, including questions about Merck products. OMSLs have no sales objectives or accountability for prescribing or sales of any Merck product and are required to avoid any situations that could create the appearance that they have such responsibilities.


An OMSL may not comment on or make suggestions with respect to the diagnosis, treatment, or circumstances of a specific patient.




Required Experience and Skills**:
• MD, PharmD, or PhD
• Clinical (patient care) or deep research experience in assigned therapeutic area(s) beyond that obtained in the terminal degree program.
• A minimum of 3 years’ experience and proven therapeutic competence in the disease area.  Capable of conducting doctoral level discussions with key external stakeholders
• Strong focus on scientific education and dialogue
• Business and market knowledge, including quality management.
• Excellent interpersonal, communication, and networking skills
• Must possess a thorough understanding of FDA, OIG, HIPAA and other ethical guidelines, laws, and regulations relevant to the pharmaceutical industry and its customers.
• Must be able to organize, prioritize, and work effectively in a constantly changing environment.
• Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access).
Preferred Experience and Skills:
• Field-based medical experience
• Clinical research experience
• Demonstrated record of scientific/medical publication

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Employee Status: Regular
Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time
Number of Openings: 1
Shift (if applicable): 1st
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Company Trade Name: Merck

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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