Sr. Clinical Development Scientist, Oncology Job

Rahway NJ
Oct 11, 2016
Oct 20, 2016
Organization Type
Clinical Practice
Sr. Clinical Development Scientist, Oncology-CLI005325


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.

The Sr. Clinical Scientist's duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

- 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 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



- Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 11 years’ experience in clinical development; OR
- Bachelor’s degree in Life Science with a minimum of 7 years’ experience in clinical development; OR
- MS in Life Sciences with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in clinical development; OR
- PhD in Life Sciences with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in clinical development


- Pharmaceutical and/or clinical drug development experience in oncology.
- Excellent oral (including presentation) and written communication, computer/ database management and project management skills

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

Job Title:Sr. Scientist, Clinical Research

Primary Location: NA-US-NJ-Rahway

Other Locations: NA-US-PA-Upper Gwynedd, NA-US-MA-Boston

Employee Status: Regular

Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time

Number of Openings: 2

Shift (if applicable): N/A

Company Trade Name:Merck