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Job ID:  34845
Date:  Jan 13, 2022
Job function:  Research & Development
Experience level:  Experienced Hire
Business:  DSM Nutritional Products

Senior Clinical Scientist - Columbia Maryland

DSM – Bright Science. Brighter Living.™

Royal DSM is a global, purpose-led, science-based company active in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living. DSM’s purpose is to create brighter lives for all. DSM addresses with its products and solutions some of the world’s biggest challenges while simultaneously creating economic, environmental and societal value for all its stakeholders – customers, employees, shareholders, and society at large. DSM delivers innovative solutions for human nutrition, animal nutrition, personal care and aroma, medical devices, green products and applications, and new mobility and connectivity. DSM and its associated companies deliver annual net sales of about €10 billion with approximately 23,000 employees. The company was founded in 1902 and is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. 

More information can be found at www.dsm.com.


Location: Columbia Maryland

Find your passion here:

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The Sr. Clinical Research Manager within our R&D Pharma Team will be working to develop new and improved pharmaceutical solutions for Human Health. As a Senior Clinical Research Manager, you will have strong experience in Clinical Trials and translational research in the pharmaceutical industry, including the development of novel therapeutics and interventional trials.


Remote work available with the ability to come to the office occasionally in Columbia, MD.


You’ll be responsible to:

  • Ph.D. in a life sciences/medical discipline required; Ph.D. in Clinical research, Pharmacology, Biochemistry preferred.
  • 8+ years of professional experience in the clinical research field in the pharmaceutical industry with at least 2 years of clinical project management experience.
  • Experience working with inter-disciplinary teams and external collaborators necessary.
  • Experience in generating intellectual property and making patentable discoveries necessary.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of ICH-GCP and FDA regulations.
  • Good working knowledge of clinical trial management software.



Get the reward to match your passion

Working for DSM means the opportunity to really contribute to improving people’s lives and solving the challenges of today’s world. Challenging jobs, career opportunities, and an inspiring environment allow you to enhance your personal development. DSM recognizes that the on-going success of the company depends on the continued development and engagement of our employees and pursues a fair and competitive remuneration policy, recognizing individual and team competencies and performance. 

At DSM, we Do Something Meaningful.


What we look for in you

  • Ph.D. REQUIRED Clinical research, Pharmacology, Biochemistry preferred.
  • Pharma clinical trials experience I II and III.
  • Experience working with partnerships with the medical industry.
  • Experience in working on a wide range of cardiovascular/metabolic indications preferred.


What we like to see in your experience:

  • 8+ years of experience working in the pharma industry as a project lead.
  • 2+ years of clinical experience.
  • Experience with Diabetic clinical trials.
  • Experience working with Medical Nutrition suppliers.
  • Client facing to improve relationship and enhancement of product offerings.



Procedure & Contact

Interested in this position? Please apply online via the career portal (https://jobs.dsm.com/)


Pre-employment screening procedures are part of the DSM Recruitment & Selection Process. You will be contacted when further information is required.


DSM NA is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. DSM is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

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