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Medical Scientist, Germany

Medical Affairs | Germany, Germany | Full Time

Job Description

Following the recent acquisition of Kite Pharma by Gilead Sciences we are excited to be able to leverage the established Gilead infrastructure to bring Kite’s innovative oncology therapies to Germany.  Please note: this opportunity will be part of and your employment will be with Gilead Germany.

Job Description

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 Germany, headquartered in Munich, Germany is currently adding additional talent as it focuses on developing and supporting maximum access to patients with unmet needs

Position Summary

Medical Scientist (MS) are field-based and report to the Cell Therapy Area Medical Lead Germany.  MSs are scientifically trained professionals with strong clinical backgrounds who must have excellent communication skills.  They are responsible for identifying, developing, and managing relationships with current and future hematology thought leaders in academic and community practices.

Key Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

Represent the company and Medical Affairs during exchanges with the medical/scientific community

Scientific Exchange:

  • Exchange complex clinical and scientific information with the hematology community
  • Respond to and document unsolicited requests for scientific information
  • Gather OLs feedback and insights

Conference coverage (national and international) including staffing exhibits, reporting on scientific sessions, and facilitating meetings with KOLs.

Develop significant scientific relationships with Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) and other disease experts. Establish and maintain ongoing long-term collaborative relationships with health-care professionals (including physicians and nurses) within their assigned territory.

Provide clinical/scientific presentations to internal and external groups.

Clinical/scientific Site Support:

  • Provide accrual enhancement activities at trial sites or referral centers- support clinical trial sites
  • Identify potential TLs and sites
  •  investigator-sponsored research and registry support

Provide support for content development and delivery of clinical presentations at Advisory Boards.

Work closely with other field-based employees and headquarters based staff to rapidly respond to questions, issues, etc. from sites in the territoryMaintain clinical, scientific, and technical expertise in oncology

Adhere to corporate and healthcare compliance guidance in all activities, including those related to clinical trials, scientific interactions with internal and external groups, and responses to unsolicited requests for medical/scientific information.

 

Key Requirements

MD, PharmD, PhD, Academic Hospital Nurses , Advanced degreed RNs (e.g. BSN, MSN, ONS-certified)- relevant clinical experience highly preferred

Significant year’s clinical oncology experience. Expertise in CART, B cell malignancis , immunology and BMT preferred

Relationships with institutions and/or hospitals in territory

Understanding of hospital hematology/oncology departments

Previous pharmaceutical industry experience preferred but not mandatory

Working knowledge of regulatory and compliance required

Exceptional organizational and time management skills

Strong interpersonal skills including excellent verbal and written communication

Computer proficiency in Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Adobe®

Ability to travel frequently (50-70%), including overnight travel

No phone calls please and no agencies or recruiters.

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