Director, Medical Science Liaison - Neuroscience

Merck   •  

Baltimore, MD

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


Less than 5 years

Posted 35 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Primary Activities:

• Develop professional relationships and communicate with national and regional scientific leaders to ensure access to medical and scientific information on areas of therapeutic interest and Merck products.

• Conduct peer to peer scientific discussions and maintain a reliable presence with those scientific leaders to ensure they have a medical contact within Merck.

• Review headquarters-directed education and training to maintain current knowledge and understanding of dynamic scientific and clinical environment in Merck’s areas of interest.

• Direct scientific leader inquiries on issues outside of MSL scope of responsibilities (e.g., research, grants) to appropriate Merck resources consistent with applicable policies.

• When requested by Merck Research Laboratories (MRL), serve as a resource for the identification of potential investigators for consideration for participating in phase II-IV clinical development programs.

• In response to unsolicited requests from scientific leaders, provide areas of interest and general high-level

information regarding the Merck Investigator Study Program process.

• Serve as a role model for other field medical team members, including on-boarding and/or therapeutic training partner.

• Attend scientific and medical meetings.


Education Minimum Requirement: MD, PharmD, or PhD

Required Experience and Skills:

• Clinical (patient care) or deep research experience in assigned therapeutic area(s) beyond that obtained in the terminal degree program.

• A minimum of 3 years’ experience and proven performance in a field medical affairs role in pharmaceutical industry. Capable of conducting doctoral level discussions with key customers

• Strong focus on scientific education and dialogue

• Business and market knowledge, including quality management.

• Excellent interpersonal, communication, and networking skills

• Must possess a thorough understanding of FDA, OIG, HIPAA and other ethical guidelines, laws, and regulations relevant to the pharmaceutical industry and its customers.

• Must be able to organize, prioritize, and work effectively in a constantly changing environment.

• Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access).

Preferred Experience and Skills:

• Field-based medical experience

• Clinical (patient care) or deep research experience in insomnia or other areas of sleep

• Clinical experience in other CNS therapeutic areas (such as psychiatry or neurology) or with CNS disorders in primary care

• Clinical research experience

• Record of scientific/medical publication

Requisition ID: MED004257