Clinical Development Scientist, Oncology Job

Rahway NJ
Oct 10, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Organization Type
Clinical Practice
Clinical Development Scientist, Oncology-CLI005323


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.



- Required: Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 4 years experience in clinical development OR Master's degree with a minimum of 3 years experience in clinical development
- Preferred: Degree concentration in the Life Sciences.


- Demonstrated leadership skills with ability to work in cross-functional teams.
- Experience in clinical trial design and authoring clinical development documents / summarizing clinical study results.
- Pharmaceutical and/or clinical drug development experience.
- Demonstrated oral and written communication and computer/database management skills.
- Must collaborate with internal and external individuals involved in program development and must effectively manage resolution of scientific issues across protocols.
- Must have understanding of clinical research process from program planning to submission.
- Demonstrated ability to mentor individuals responsible for the execution of scientific aspects of clinical trials, including medical data review.
- Must have excellent oral (including presentation) and written communication, project management, and computer/ database management skills.
- Must have awareness of pharmaceutical industry needs beyond clinical development

Our employees are the key to our company’s success. We demonstrate our commitment to our employees by offering a competitive and valuable rewards program. Our Company’s benefits are designed to support the wide range of goals, needs and lifestyles of our employees, and many of the people that matter the most in their lives. If you need an accommodation for the application process please email us at

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

Job Title:Scientist, Clinical Research

Primary Location: NA-US-NJ-Rahway

Employee Status: Regular

Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time

Number of Openings: 1

Shift (if applicable): N/A

Company Trade Name:Merck