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Medical Science Liaison – Southeast - United States  

Company managed [?] Still accepting applications

Posted on : 15 April 2017

Project Description

POSITION SUMMARY:
  • The MSL (Medical Science Liaison) is a field-based member and is primarily responsible for establishing and maintaining relationships with thought leaders and other healthcare providers (HCPs). The MSL will serve as a resource and scientific expert of a designated therapeutic area across the product life cycle and serve to advance our company's medical and scientific program aligned with corporate goals and objectives. 
  •  This role covers the Southeast territory and includes most of GA, AL, MS and TN.



ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
 To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.
  •  Identifies, gains access to, and develops professional relationships with thought leaders, active and potential study investigators, providers at academic and non-academic institutions and professional organizations within assigned geography.  
  • Demonstrate an astute ability to effectively articulate relevant scientific and clinical information relative to therapeutic area and our company’s product life cycle to HCPs and researchers.
  • Engage in, and respond to clinical inquiries, scientifically accurate and unbiased discussions – maintain a high standard of integrity and professionalism in full compliance with company policies.   
  • Utilizes scientific resources to deliver impactful presentations in a variety of different settings including but not limited to, advisory boards, patient advocacy groups, payors.
  • Support research initiatives across development – provide support to clinical site investigators (as needed).
  • Serve as a liaison between key corporate functional areas and HCPs who express interest in conducting investigator-initiated research, to facilitate review and consideration of research proposals.
  • Provides accurate unbiased assessment of community needs to senior management.
  •  The MSL will maintain clinical, scientific, and technical expertise in specific therapeutic area through continuous learning and knowledge of the therapeutic area related scientific literature.
  • Attend and support scientific/professional meetings/conferences consistent with areas of therapeutic responsibility 
  • The MSL works collaboratively with the company  personnel across functional areas, including but not limited, to Medical Affairs, Clinical Research and Commercial Organization. 
  • Serves as a scientific resource as appropriate to support activities such as medical congress staffing, advisory boards, and training initiatives.
  • Other duties as assigned.



QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Advanced biomedical sciences degree (MD, DO, NP, PA, RPh, PharmD, PhD) required or clinically relevant experience commensurate with one of the above listed degrees; experience in designated therapeutic (gastroenterology/hepatology) area preferred.
  • 5+ years of clinical, scientific/research, or industry related experience or equivalent required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as interpersonal skills are required.
  • Must have knowledge of and be willing to comply with all regulatory/compliance policies consistent with position. 
  • Ability to complete goals within allotted timeframes and deliver high quality results.
  • Ability to travel (50-70%).
  • Must maintain comprehensive proficiencies with Microsoft Project, Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and associated applications.



REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
  • Excellent organization and multi-tasking skills. 
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and problem solving capabilities. 
  • Proven meeting planning skills. 
  • Ability to work effectively across a matrix organization. 
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize with minimal daily instruction. 
  • Ability to think strategically in order to improve current processes.