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Gilead Sciences Inc.

Medical Scientist, Oncology & Cell Therapy South – East

Kite is continuing to hire for all open roles. Our interview process may be conducted virtually and some roles will be asked to temporarily work from home. Over the coming weeks and months, we will be implementing a phased approach to bringing employees back to site to ensure the health and safety of our teams.

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Job Description

The Medical Scientist (MS, commonly known as MSL) is a field-based medical-scientific expert in the assigned Therapeutic Area. The MS assumes full responsibility for all Medical activities within the assigned territory and executes the field medical strategy under the guidance of the MS Lead.

The selected MS candidate will have the following responsibilities:

·Support scientifically in the hospitals to one fifth of the main Hemato-oncology opinion leaders in Spain. The region consists of Valencia, Murcia and Balearic Islands, although could be influenced depending on the place of resident of the final candidate.

·Conducts meaningful scientific exchange and communicates complex scientific information and data in an organized and fair/balanced manner while demonstrating judgment and integrity in accordance with the highest ethical and compliance standards, including Gilead’s Code of Ethics and Business Conduct policies, and applicable legal and regulatory requirements such as the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and Spanish laws.

·Disseminates scientific and clinical data about Kite products, particularly those related with cell therapy and to the treatment of patients with lymphoproliferative disorders, to opinion-leaders, healthcare professionals, academic institutions and payers.

·Actively collaborates with the office- and field-based national and international Medical Affairs

·Identify, map and develop Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) in his / her assigned region

·Establishes strong scientific relationships with KOLs.

·Responds to clinical inquiries in an accurate, unbiased, fair, balanced and timely fashion.

·Support investigators and collaborates with internal Kite & Gilead personnel on Cell Therapy External Research Program.

·Assists with site selection for Kite Sponsored phase I-III clinical trials according to the request from Clinical Research teams.

·Develops and executes regional plans, activities, and scientific exchanges based upon the Medical Affairs Plan of Action.

·Participate in advisory boards, symposia, and other educational programs as well as scientific conferences.

·Provides feedback and insights received from the field to internal stakeholders.

·Works collaboratively with other cross-functional teams in Gilead such as Sales and Marketing, Regulatory, Market Access, Government affairs, Pharmacovigilance, Legal/Business Conduct etc. Provides scientific and technical support to internal colleagues.

·Must be committed to self-continuing education to maintain abreast of all relevant scientific data.

·Utilizes scientific resources to deliver impactful presentation in a variety of settings.

·Travels to appointments with physicians in Spain, internal meetings in the office, and medical conferences in Spain or abroad on a frequent and regular basis, occasionally with short notice.

·Exhibits Gilead’s Core Values: Integrity, Teamwork, Accountability, Excellence, and Inclusion.


·M.D or Pharm.D. A specialization in Cell therapy and/or Hemato-oncology will be highly valued.

·Knowledge in the diagnosis and management of lymphoproliferative disorders and in cell therapy (including stem cell transplantation) is highly desirable.

·Previous experience in Medical Affairs departments of the pharmaceutical industry will be valued.

·Understanding of the patient journey across all care levels in the health system is preferred.

·Demonstrated ability to work remotely and independently.

·Capacity to develop and deliver high-quality presentations is essential.

·Affinity for a collaborative, team-oriented environment and approach; ability to network and partner with internal and external stakeholders, including medical opinion-leaders, academic institutions, large group practices, medical directors, and pharmacy directors.

·Excellent project management and organizational skills, including the management of multiple priorities and resources.

·Strong scientific skills/acumen; translation of scientific expertise and knowledge to achieve the identified business goals of the company.

·Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills are required.

·Fluency in oral and written Spanish and English is required.

·Must demonstrate competency in:

oResearching and understanding the audience

oApplying effective listening, presentation, and facilitation skills

oDemonstrating a deep level of knowledge and understanding of the science surrounding cell therapy

oApplying knowledge of “real world” clinical practices, HEOR drivers, and emerging trends in treatments

oComparing and contrasting Gilead’s products and pipeline relative to our competitors

oUnderstanding of Kite’s clinical trials and Phase IV study design

oCultivating relationships and extends one’s external network

oEstablishing key internal relationships with colleagues across Gilead

oConsistently demonstrating a sense of urgency, responding appropriately and promptly to all requests

Kite is a biopharmaceutical company engaged in the development of innovative cancer immunotherapies with a goal of providing rapid, long-term durable response and eliminating the burden of chronic care. The company is focused on chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) and T cell receptor (TCR) engineered cell therapies designed to empower the immune system's ability to recognize and kill tumors. Kite is based in Santa Monica, CA. For more information on Kite, please visit Sign up to follow @KitePharma on Twitter at

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

It is the policy of Gilead Sciences, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively "Gilead" or the "Company") to recruit select and employ the most qualified persons available for positions throughout the Company. Except if otherwise provided by applicable law, all employment actions relating to issues such as compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, returns from layoffs, company-sponsored training, education assistance, social and recreational programs are administered on a non-discriminatory basis (i.e. without regard to protected characteristics or prohibited grounds, which may include an individual’s gender, race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, medical condition, veteran status, and age, unless such protection is prohibited by federal, state, municipal, provincial, local or other applicable laws). Gilead also prohibits discrimination based on any other characteristics protected by applicable laws.

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