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Medical &
​​​​​​​Scientific Affairs

Share our passion for scientific excellence

Our Medical & Scientific Affairs professionals represent the face of our R&D family. As well as collaborating and providing clinical and scientific expertise across functions internally, we act as a bridge between our world-class research and the wider medical community. As such, we share a passion to learn and stay at the cutting edge of scientific developments. You’ll find that no two days are the same and there’s never a dull moment here, as challenges are outweighed by the rewards that come with playing a key role in improving access and health outcomes for patients. 
It’s a great feeling to know that by sharing our scientific knowledge on therapies and treatments, we’re helping colleagues and
stakeholders achieve a deeper understanding of what’s possible, leading to better patient care. See what inspires us every day.

Meet the talent

Our Medical & Scientific Affairs department helps share knowledge and insights about any upcoming medicines to our external partners, customers, and internal teams. Think you'd be a good fit? Meet Jerzy. He's passionate about using his extensive scientific knowledge to manage projects within our trailblazing Oncology team.
​​​​​​​Outside work, he's a talented classical guitarist, having performed in competitions and concerts, plus for his colleagues during the annual meeting. Now you know what kind of people make up MSD, check out our job openings below.

Discover more here

Being a global top 15 R&D investor (in any industry) certainly demonstrates our commitment to discovering and sharing the ‘next big breakthroughs’. However, our people also highlight many additional aspects which make their work here more meaningful, including:
  • We get to see the impact our work has on patients
  • We collaborate across functions every day
  • We're at the forefront of scientific exchange and data generation
  • We boast a wide, robust pipeline of game-changing products
  • We enjoy real scientific freedom with global-scale security
  • We're dedicated to being the leading research-driven biopharmaceutical company​​​​​​​

Inside views from some of our Medical Affairs team

I appreciate and enjoy the diverse atmosphere here. Cultural differences are seen as richness in the team, and I have always felt heard and included.

Ayten Kurban
Medical Director

I believe our work makes a difference for the medical community, as we help bring forward the best treatment options for patients.

Marcela González
Regional Director, Medical Affairs

At MSD I have the opportunity to be inventive with ideas and activities where we can support healthcare professionals and patients alike​​​​​​​.

Tulsi Pindolia
Medical Advisor

Since I joined over 19 years ago, this company has never failed to provide opportunities for professional development and growth.

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Our global-leading investment in research, 2019
Times we've been a Prix Galien winner
Square footage, new London Discovery Research Centre

Enjoy the freedom and space to discover
now and in the future

UK Discovery Centre

This state-of-the-art research laboratory unites a diverse, multidisciplinary team of exceptional scientific minds around a shared purpose: to drive medical advances against some of the most challenging diseases facing ageing populations. The Discovery Centre and interim facilities represent our investment in—and commitment to—highly principled and rigorous early bioscience research conducted in the most forward-looking ways.
UK Discovery Centre
Zurich hub

Zurich hub

We're opening a new location in Zurich focused on accelerating research, data and commercialization of our medicines and vaccines. The new office will be staffed by teams working in strategic and operational roles in Medical Affairs, Clinical Development, Access and Marketing Operations functions. By the time the new site is completed and opens in 2021, over 250 employees will work at THE CIRCLE, Zurich Airport.

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