(Senior) Medical Scientist (m/f/d) Covid-19

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November 18 2020
Life Sciences, Biology
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
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Senior Scientist

(Senior) Medical Scientist (m/f/d) Covid-19
Germany - MunichGermany - BerlinGermany - FrankfurtGermany - Dortmund

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based bio-pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gileads therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

Making an impact on a global scale
Inclusion is one of the companys five core values. Thats because we know that we are stronger and more innovative at Gilead when we are informed by a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences and points of view. Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide.

When you join Gilead, you join our mission to change the world by enabling people to live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Come join a mission-driven bio-pharmaceutical organization that values inclusion and diversity, has a strong portfolio of products, and is constantly #CreatingPossible

(Senior) Medical Scientist (m/f/d) Covid-19

Essential Duties and Job Functions

An exciting and challenging opportunity to join our Medical Affairs team in Germany has arisen. The successful candidate will be fully responsible for all medical aspects of COVID-19 to ensure future growth of this asset.

Essential Duties and Job Functions:
  • The Medical Scientist (MS, also known as Medical Science Liaison or MSL) responds to clinical inquiries regarding marketed or developmental Gilead products.
  • Maps, understands and engages with key centers for management of patients with COVID-19
  • Through collaboration with opinion leaders and other key stakeholders, identifies and develops appropriate projects that support and drive the medical plan.
  • 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 as well as remote via digital tools.
  • Establishes strong relationships with opinion leaders, clinical investigators and providers at academic and non-academic settings.
  • Assists with site selection for both phase 4 and other clinical trials.
  • Anticipates obstacles and difficulties that may arise in the field and resolves them in a collaborative manner.
  • The MS works collaboratively with Gilead personnel in Sales, Marketing, Clinical Research, Global Safety and Medical Communication.
  • Others both from within and outside Gilead seek the MS out for advice and collaboration. Utilizes scientific resources to deliver impactful presentations in a variety of different settings.
  • The MS travels to appointments, meetings and conferences on a frequent and regular basis, occasionally with short notice, the MS is also using remote ways of communication to interact with customers and is able to adapt a flexible way of working in his designated area.
  • Participate in advisory boards, symposia, and other educational programs as well as scientific conferences.

Knowledge, Experience and Skills
  • Typically requires a MS degree in a scientific discipline and relevant experience in a medically related endeavor, MS experience is desirable.
  • Advanced degrees such as PharmD, PhD, MD preferred. Experience in Infectious Diseases/Virology/immunology will be beneficial.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as interpersonal skills are required.
  • The MS must be fully cognizant of all relevant scientific data.
  • Must also be cognizant of regulatory requirements for field-based personnel. Must be committed to continuing education to maintain knowledge base.
  • The MS is sought out for advice and collaboration by others both from within and outside Gilead. Anticipates obstacles and difficulties that may arise in the field and acts upon these to resolve them in a collaborative manner.
  • 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.
  • Experience in preparing and delivering presentations is required.
  • Experience in the management or investigation of clinical trials is highly desirable.
  • Demonstrated ability to work remotely and independently.
  • Fluency in oral and written German and English is required.

  • Resilient profile with the ability to deliver in an ambiguous environment
  • Ability to engage and manage multiple stakeholders to achieve the objective
  • Curious with learning agility
  • Operationally excellent
  • Organised with systematic approach to prioritisation
  • Process orientated to achieve objectives

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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