Associate Principal Clinical Scientist

Date: Jul 14, 2019

Location: Upper Gwynedd, PA, US

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Requisition ID: CLI008587

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. 


Responsible for the clinical/scientific execution of clinical protocol(s)/program.  Lead for all scientific aspects of the implementation and conduct of clinical studies (e.g, Scientific Advisory Committee [SAC], Data Monitoring Committee [DMC], Adjudication, medical monitoring).  Serves as the CSSM scientific lead on the clinical trial team (CTT).  Collaborates with the Medical Writer on clinical/scientific and regulatory documents and Study Manager on study deliverables.  Builds talent and capabilities of junior team members through proactive coaching, mentoring and development opportunities.  May include management of direct reports including assignment of resources, professional development and performance management.
Qualifications

Education Minimum Requirement: 
Degree in the Life Sciences or significant experience in clinical development (> 15 years)
Bachelor’s degree with 11+ years’; or MS with 8+ 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, and computer/database management skills.


Preferred Experience and Skills:
Oncology experience



Your role at Merck is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we’re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At Merck, we’re inventing for life. 

 

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Job: Clinical Research - Clin Ops
Other Locations: Rahway, NJ, US
Employee Status: Regular
Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time
Number of Openings: 4
Shift (if applicable): N/A
Hazardous Materials: no
Company Trade Name: Merck

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