Gilead Sciences, Inc. Principal Medical Scientist - Chicago in United States

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Job Description

Medical Scientist- Cardiometabolic NASH Team

This is a field based Medical Scientist position within our Cardiometabolic team and will cover the Chicago territory.

Specific Education & Experience Requirements:

• Advanced degree (i.e. MD, DO, PharmD, PhD, NP/PA) required.

• Relevant experience should include clinical practice experience in a related field, experience of 7 years or more is preferred.

• Clinical practice experience within therapeutic area of interest is preferred.

• Industry experience preferred.

Specific Job Responsibilities:

• Provides independent thought and initiative in the preparation and completion of a variety of projects and ensuing reports.

• Uses a degree of autonomy as needed in the preparation and completion of projects and reports.

• Establishes relationships with sales teams and with external contacts and is expected to participate in special projects based on extensive knowledge base, experience and competency.

• Anticipates obstacles and difficulties that may arise in the field and resolves them in a collaborative manner.

• Utilizes scientific resources to deliver impactful presentations in a variety of different settings.

• Excellent verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills.

• Sought out for advice and collaboration by others 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.

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Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercialises 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. Gilead’s therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

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