Sr. Medical Scientist/Associate Director, Medical Sciences PAH (Southeast)

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POST DATE 8/17/2016
END DATE 11/30/2016

Gilead Sciences, Inc Montgomery, AL

Montgomery, AL
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree



The field-based MS will join a team of medical scientists, reporting to the director. He/she will disseminate clinical information about Gilead s innovative products to thought-leaders, academic institutions, centers of excellence and professional organizations.

Principle Roles and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

* Deliver timely, accurate and succinct clinical and scientific presentations to cardiopulmonary healthcare professionals, both proactively and in response to requests for information, consistent with promotional compliance and FDA regulatory requirements

* Serve as a medical resource to the Cardiopulmonary Therapeutic Sales Specialist

* Implement defined goals and objectives aligned with Medical Affairs strategic initiatives; develop plan for cultivating, and maintaining working relationships with existing and future thought leaders in assigned geographic territory

* Participate in advisory boards, symposia and educational programs, such as speaker training and clinical conferences

* Collaborate with colleagues in other functional areas, including Clinical Research, Medical Communications, Sales and Marketing

* Adhere to applicable pharmaceutical codes, Office of Inspector General (OIG) guidelines and Gilead policies


* A minimum 3 years of relevant experience in a medically related endeavor (i.e., cardiovascular, pulmonary medicine, and/or cystic fibrosis with strong knowledge of the clinical research process, treatment landscape and guidelines)

* Demonstrated ability to work independently

* Capacity to develop and deliver high-quality presentations essential

* Affinity for a collaborative, team-oriented environment and approach; ability to network and partner with internal and external stakeholders, including medical thought-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 business skills/acumen; translation of scientific expertise and knowledge to achieve the identified business goals of the company

* Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills required

* Ability to travel 60% of the time


Must currently have advance scientific degree (MD, DO, PhD, PharmD or NP/PA ) with experience in the pharmaceutical industry or related healthcare field required
Relevant experience must include at least 5 yrs clinical practice experience.
Clinical practice experience within therapeutic area of interest is desirable.
Industry experience desirable.
Well-developed experience in preparing and delivering presentations is required.
Experience in the management or investigation of clinical trials is required.
Clinical patient contact experience is required.

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