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Senior Medical Scientist

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Job Description

Specific Education & Experience Requirements:
Advanced degree (i.e. MD, DO, PharmD, PhD, NP/PA) preferred or may have a BS in pharmacy or BS/MS nursing with varying levels of clinical and/or industry experience.
Relevant experience must include at least 3 yrs clinical practice experience.
Industry experience desirable.
Experience in preparing and delivering presentations is required.
Experience in the management or investigation of clinical trials is highly desirable.
Clinical patient contact experience is highly desirable.
Specific Job Responsibilities:
Responds to clinical inquiries regarding marketed or developmental Gilead products.
Presents scientific and clinical data for these products.
Identifies and develops regional and national opinion leaders to support Gilead products and trains Gilead approved speakers through personal contacts and on-site visits.
Establishes strong relationships with opinion leaders, clinical investigators and providers at academic and non-academic settings.
Assists with sales force training at national and regional levels.
Assists with Gilead Phase IV program that includes collaboration with investigators and internal Gilead personnel.
Assists with site selection for both Phase IV and other clinical trials.
Anticipates obstacles and difficulties that may arise in the field and resolves them in a collaborative manner.
Works collaboratively with Gilead personnel in Sales, Marketing, Clinical Research, Global Safety and Medical Communication.
Sought for advice and collaboration within and outside Gilead.
Utilizes scientific resources to deliver impactful presentations in a variety of different settings.
Travels to appointments, meetings and conferences on a frequent and regular basis, occasionally with short notice.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as interpersonal skills are required.
Must be fully cognizant of all relevant scientific data and regulatory requirements for field-based personnel.
Must be committed to continuing education to maintain knowledge base.
Must have the ability to work as a member of several teams that may overlap such as national MS team, regional sales team, national accounts, and others.
Utilizes scientific resources for impactful presentations in a variety of different settings.

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