Clinical Scientist, Neuroscience Job

Clinical Scientist, Neuroscience-CLI005031


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.


This position is a coordinator/support role for the scientific conduct of a protocol. Assists the Program Lead and study team with the scientific conduct of clinical studies. May have specific task assignments for a single study or across multiple studies, e.g, adjudication support, medical monitoring, data management deliverables, preparation of meeting materials, safety and medical monitoring. May interact with internal and external stakeholders (study sites, committees, etc) in support of clinical study objectives.


Education Requirements:

- Degree in the Life Sciences.

- Bachelor’s degree with 4+ years’; or MS with 3+ years’ relevant career experience.

- Pharmaceutical and/or clinical drug development.


- Pharmaceutical and/or clinical drug development experience

- Excellent oral (including presentation) and written communication and computer/database skills.

- Understanding of scientific process as well as basic medical and statistical concepts.

- Understanding of clinical research process.

- Ability to contribute and collaborate with a team including proactive issue identification and resolution.

- Ability to collaborate internally as well as externally with partners and study-related vendors.


- Experience in Neuroscience-related disease areas.

- Experience in clinical drug development.

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Job: Clinical Research (Non-M.D.)

Job Title:Scientist, Clinical Research

Primary Location: NA-US-PA-Upper Gwynedd

Employee Status: Regular

Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time

Number of Openings: 1

Shift (if applicable): 1st

Hazardous Materials: None

Company Trade Name:Merck