Job ref no.: CT3114630-01#6761

Sr. Medical Science Liaison/Medical Science Liaison -- (Non- Oncology)

Merck Sharp & Dohme (Asia) Ltd

  • 5-day week
  • 13-month pay
  • Dental plan
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Insurance plan
  • Medical plan

Job Duties:

  • Interact with managed care organizations, healthcare professionals, clinical investigators, and other healthcare organizations providing fair, balanced, and scientifically rigorous medical and clinical information.
  • Meet with healthcare professionals who might be interested in engaging in a scientific discussion regarding a product’s medical and clinical profile in the context of approved prescribing information as well as in response to unsolicited questions or requests for information which may involve off-label information.
  • Participate in the development and implement tactics identified in the Medical Affairs Plans (MAP).
  • Work with MRL personnel to identify potential investigators for Phases 1, 2 and 3 Clinical Research projects, based on MSD needs and on the investigator's expertise and access to appropriate patients.  As requested by MRL, secure participation of investigators they choose.
  • Alert investigators to Merck's program for Investigator Initiated Study Proposals (MISP) and to the process for submitting investigator designed proposals for review and approval; encourage and facilitate research publication of MISP studies supported by Merck, in strict compliance with HQ and local guidance regarding MISP's.
  • When requested (and consistent with local SOPs), may represent the Medical Department at Local or Regional Medical events (e.g. Medical Congresses and Symposia.)  They may collaborate in the coordination of pre-event information and communication of post-event summaries.
  • Engage in discussions regarding scientific and clinical evidence surrounding new and existing Merck products and claims.
  • Provide relevant scientific background information for formulary decisions, treatment guidelines and Public Health programs.
  • Provide fair balanced, objective, scientific information and education to health care providers, formulary committees, basic scientists and to internal business partners as required by identified business needs.



  • Degree in pharmacy or an advanced scientific degree (MD, PharmD, or PhD in life science are preferred)
  • At least 2-3 years relevant experience in pharmaceutical industry
  • Strong, confident and engaging presentation skills
  • Outstanding communication skills and the ability to function within a team environment
  • Handling of multiple tasks at the same time and working under pressure
  • Proactive "can do" attitude and passion for the science related to the products and associated therapeutic area
  • Strong customer facing skills, listening skills, probing skills, and flexibility
  • Corporate culture competencies of Leadership Behaviors particularly on Business Integrity
  • Experience within a clinical drug development environment preferred
  • Candidate with more experience will be considered as Senior Medical Science Liaison 


Your role at MSD is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we’re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At MSD, we’re inventing for life.

Successful candidate will be offered attractive salary, generous fringe benefits and excellent career prospects.  Please send your resume in confidence to the Human Resources Department, Merck Sharp & Dohme (Asia) Ltd., 27/F, Lee Garden Two, 28 Yun Ping Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong or click Apply Now.

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Job ref no. CT3114630-01#6761
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Job Function
  • Causeway Bay
Employment Term
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 2 years - 3 years
Career Level
  • Middle management level
  • Degree
  • Master's degree