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Job Description

Job Summary

This position drives scientific planning, strategy and execution of Phase 1-4 clinical studies. Under the direction of the Program Lead, you will collaborate with global, cross-functional team members including clinical directors and study managers to lead/support clinical trial scientific activities.

Job Responsibilities
  • Responsible for the clinical/scientific execution of clinical protocol(s).
  • Serves as the lead clinical scientist on the clinical trial team.
  • Collaborates with the Medical Writer on clinical/scientific and regulatory documents.
  • Partners with Study Manager on study deliverables.
  • Participates in the set up and design during study start up (e.g., database set up)
  • Lead medical monitoring team in review and interpretation of clinical data/medical protocol deviations in collaboration with the Clinical Director.
  • Builds talent and capabilities of direct/indirect team members through proactive coaching, mentoring and development opportunities.
  • May include management of direct reports including assignment of resources, professional development, and performance management.
  • May serve as a subject matter expert and/or participate on process improvement teams.

Core Skills

Demonstrated ability to drive and manage scientific activities on clinical protocols. This position may represent the company through external partnerships, collaborations, and key strategic engagements. This includes the ability to:
  • Apply strong knowledge of clinical research regulatory requirements (e.g., GCP and ICH)
  • Manage multiple competing priorities with good planning, time management and prioritization skills
  • Advanced analytical skills with the ability to interpret clinical trial data and synthesize conclusions
  • Interact with key stakeholders across department, division, and company.
  • Role requires a proactive approach, strategic thinking and leadership driving toward study goals.
  • Influence opinions and decisions of internal and external customers/vendors, across functional areas, and within the division
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively delegate and assign activities to meet the business needs
  • Problem solving, prioritization, conflict resolution, and critical thinking skills
  • Build team capabilities through proactive coaching
  • Advanced communication, technical writing, and presentation skills

  • Bachelor's degree + 9 years OR Master's + 6 years OR PhD/PharmD + 2 years Pharmaceutical and/or clinical drug development experience. Degree in life sciences, preferred.

Ideal candidate would have:
  • Experience in conducting global clinical trials, including trial initiation through database lock
  • Experience in conducting clinical trials in gastrointestinal or rheumatologic diseases, preferably autoimmune/immune mediated disease trials.
  • Experience in leading cross-functional teams responsible for data review of a clinical trial(s)
  • Experience with external expert review of participant eligibility (e.g., QC inclusion and exclusion criteria)

Candidates with the following experiences/expertise are preferred, but not required:
  • Experience with imaging vendors, eCOA, biomarker sample collection and management, and external data monitoring committee
  • Overseeing a CRO conducted clinical trial from the Sponsor perspective
  • Managing other scientists directly supporting the clinical trial






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Expected salary range:
$130,960.00 - $206,200.00

Available benefits include bonus eligibility, health care and other insurance benefits (for employee and family), retirement benefits, paid holidays, vacation, and sick days. For Washington State Jobs, a summary of benefits is listed here.

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Requisition ID:R252238

Job Information

  • Job ID: 70679317
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Rahway, New Jersey, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Merck
  • Position Title: Associate Director, Clinical Scientist - Immunology
  • Job Function: Assistant Director of Pharmacy
  • Job Type: Full-Time
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