Pharmaceutical & Health Technology

  • 1.  Job posting at Merck

    Posted 10-01-2019 12:53
    Merck & Co., Inc. is looking for a Senior Clinical Literature Specialist.

    Job Description

    Our Clinical Research and Pharmacovigilance team push the boundaries of global healthcare through research and innovation. Through clinical trials and surveillance, we ensure the safety and efficacy of our existing and pipeline products to produce safe, effective, innovative medicine. 

    Supports Associate Director, Clinical Literature by providing pertinent and timely information on our products and interests from the world's biomedical literature in support of regulatory, clinical research, marketing, and legal functions of our Company and its subsidiaries.  Plans, organizes, monitors, coordinates, and evaluates the work of vendor screening/abstracting/indexing staff to ensure effective and efficient collection, storage, and dissemination of literature-related information.  Maintains up-to-date awareness in the areas of literature-related copyright compliance, adverse event reporting, and information storage and retrieval systems.  Performs screening, abstracting, indexing, and other project work as time allows.


    B.S./B.A. in the life sciences, information science or pharmacy plus at least 5 years of experience in medical editing/writing and literature-related regulatory reporting; administrative and supervisory experience preferred.


    Basic working knowledge of biomedical literature and information storage and retrieval systems

    An understanding of US and ex-US pharmaceutical regulations (specific knowledge of literature-related adverse event reporting preferred)

    Good writing skills

    Attention to detail

    Good time management skills

    Foreign language proficiency is desirable

    We are a research-driven biopharmaceutical company. Our mission is built on the simple premise that if we "follow the science" and that great medicines can make a significant impact to our world. And we believe that a research-driven enterprise dedicated to world-class science can succeed by inventing medicine and vaccine innovations that make a difference for patients across the globe.

    Jack Morris
    Director, The Library
    Merck & Co.
    (484) 868-1497