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Medical Science Liaison Field Director-Northwest Weston United States,  

Biogen (company)

Posted on : 19 June 2017

Project Description

External Posting TitleMedical Science Liaison Field Director-Northwest
Job DescriptionThis is a line management position and will include the following states:
WA, OR, Northern CA, NV, ID, UT, MT, WY, SD, NE, IA

Biogen uses cutting-edge science to discover, develop, manufacture and market biological products for the treatment of serious diseases with a focus on neurological disorders. Founded in 1978, Biogen is the world s oldest independent biotechnology company. Patients worldwide benefit from its leading multiple sclerosis therapies, and the company generates more than $4 billion in annual revenues. For product labeling, press releases and additional information about the company, please visit

Being part of the Biogen MSL team is a rewarding career experience where you will be surrounded by an industry leading team supporting specialty therapeutic areas by developing strong KOL relationships, delivering cutting edge scientific information and taking part in innovative research both for our marketed products as our exciting late stage pipeline.

The Field Director will be located in Northeast Region of the US and will be responsible for providing leadership and strategic direction to MSLs in order to achieve performance objectives and for overseeing the MSL Team in cultivating current and future thought leaders in academic and clinical medicine at the local, regional, and national levels in the field of neurology. The Field Director is also responsible for the execution of all efforts, initiatives and activities as well as development for the MSLs on the team.

The Primary focus of the Field Director will be to create and execute short & long term regional medical plans, oversee relationships with key accounts in region with a solid understanding of regional/national competitive landscape. The Field Director will also establish individual goals and strategy for MSLs, maintain & manage budgets, plan and execute regional meetings as well as participate in development and implementation of medical strategies, while acting as key member of cross member US Medical team to develop and drive medical strategy and tactics.

LocationWeston, MA, US
Job CategoryGlobal Medical/Medical Affairs
Requisition Number30978BR
QualificationsThis role is a field based position and the ideal candidate must be able to travel 60% of the time, including ability to travel overnight and occasionally on weekends. Candidate will also have 5+ years of Medical Affairs experience with 2+ years of experience managing a team of field based employees
EducationAdvanced scientific or clinical degree (PharmD, PhD, MD) is required
About BiogenCorporate Overview

Through cutting-edge science and medicine, Biogen discovers, develops and delivers worldwide innovative therapies for people living with serious neurological and neurodegenerative diseases. Biogen is a pioneer in biotechnology and today the Company has the leading portfolio of medicines to treat multiple sclerosis (MS), has introduced the first and only approved treatment for spinal muscular atrophy, and is at the forefront of neurology research for conditions including Alzheimer s disease, Parkinson s disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Biogen also manufactures and commercializes biosimilars of advanced biologics. Our global organization of nearly 7,000 employees is committed to a single mission: making a meaningful difference in the lives of patients with few or no treatment options.

One of the pioneers in biotechnology, Biogen was founded in 1978 and today serves patients in nearly 90 countries. Our global headquarters and R&D operations are located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with an international headquarters in Zug, Switzerland, world-class manufacturing facilities in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA and Hillerod, Denmark, and affiliate locations around the world.

Our Science

We aspire to have the greatest impact on patients and science of any biotechnology company in the history of our industry. To us, that means creating novel medicines that benefit individuals and society, and bringing new scientific understanding to diseases for which there are no adequate treatments.

For nearly two decades Biogen has led in the research and development of new therapies to treat MS, including the most prescribed oral treatment in the world. Now our research is driving revolutionary new MS treatments with the goal of reversing or even repairing damage caused by the disease. We are now applying our neurological expertise to solve some of most challenging and complex diseases of the brain, including Alzheimer s disease, Parkinson s disease, and ALS. As we uncover new insights into human biology, Biogen is employing cutting-edge technologies to discover potential treatments for rare and genetic disorders.

Biogen is revolutionizing biologics manufacturing, developing the industry s most advanced plants and processes. This expertise is used to produce both original innovative therapies and biosimilars that expand patient access to lower-cost medicines.

Our Corporate Citizenship

The same intellectual discipline and passion that drives our science is reflected in our corporate citizenship, environmental sustainability, and commitment to diversity and inclusion. As a company, we are focused on improving science education and limiting the impact of our company on the environment. In 2015, we became a carbon neutral company and ranked first place on Newsweek s 2015 Green Rankings, and we are an industry leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. Biogen was named to Science s list of Top Employers of 2015 and in 2017 received a perfect score of 100 for the fourth consecutive year on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Corporate Equality Index, which also named Biogen as one of its Best Places to Work.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, race, color, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, religion, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. Biogen is an E-Verify Employer in the United States.

Please be advised that all legitimate correspondence from a Biogen employee will come from "" email accounts.

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