Sr. Scientist, Clinical Research Job
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Sr. Scientist, Clinical Research-CLI002841


Merck is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and consumer health products, as well as 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 people 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 Clinical Pharmacogenomics (Clin PGx) Specialist position is a critical position responsible for assuring clinical pharmacogenomic research implementation, execution, and excellence in clinical development programs for Merck. The Clin PGx Specialist will work with clinical trial teams to assure design and implementation of clinical pharmacogenomic projects, write appropriate protocol language and informed consent language, negotiate the informed consent for biomarker samples with Institutional Review Boards, Ethics Committees, and National Regulatory agencies, assure project execution, and profide scientific input for interpretation of data.


Education Requirements:

- PhD or BS/MS with a minimum of 10 years clinical development experience


- PharmD, PhD, MD with direct experience in pharmacogenomic research.
- Informed consent negotiation experience is a plus.

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. Merck’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.

Merck is an equal opportunity employer, M/F/D/V – proudly embracing diversity in all of its manifestations.
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Job: Clinical Research Generic

Job Title : Senior Scientist

Primary Location: NA-US-NJ-Kenilworth

Other Locations: NA-US-PA-Upper Gwynedd

Employee Status: Regular

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Number of Openings: 2

Shift (if applicable): 1st

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