Posted to MedZilla on 3/16/2017


The Medical Affairs Company

US-CA, Oncology (Solid Tumor) Medical Science Liaison (Pacific Northwest)


 
 

Region includes: N. CA, OR, WA, ID

The Medical Affairs Company (TMAC) is recruiting for an Oncology Medical Science Liaison to join an innovative/cutting edge science pharmaceutical company.

The MSL will provide clinical and scientific support to patient advocate groups, institutions, key opinion leaders, community physicians, investigators and other healthcare providers. The Medical Science Liaison will be responsible for establishing, developing and maintaining relationships with nationwide and regional key opinion leaders (KOLs) to align interests, discuss research and medical information, and to facilitate both clinical trial efforts and externally-sponsored studies within their geographic area of coverage.

  • Builds external relationships with opinion leaders in academic and community settings consistent with the strategy and objectives of Medical Affairs department and overall strategies
  • Work to pair internal and external key customer’s educational and research needs with available resources and provide latest emerging data in response to specific healthcare professional inquires. ( to include for managed care accounts and organizations)
  • Partner with Advocacy Groups as needed, to develop strategic interactions and patient-aimed communication materials.
  • Develop and maintain scientific, clinical and therapeutic expertise in the area of Oncology
  • Represents and supports Medical Affairs departments at scientific meetings including congresses, symposia, advisory boards, and investigator meetings. Interprets and reports findings with recommendations for action to relevant internal stakeholders
  • Advanced clinical/science degree: PharmD, PhD, or MD
  • At least 5+ years of field medical science liaison experience
  • Previous experience in oncology is preferred; background in gastroenterology, endocrinology or rare diseases is a plus
  • Strong scientific/medical expertise and demonstrated expertise in ability to synthesize and communicate medical information clearly.
  • Understanding of the drug development process plus in-depth knowledge of the medial affairs role, including PhRMA, OIG and other guidelines relating to complaint medical communications is required
  • Must be an effective communicator who can give presentations on clinical trial results and answer questions about clinical research efficacy and safety, compliance, healthcare costs, and product value
  • Ability to build productive work relationships both internally and externally
  • Demonstrated project management ability
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to travel 70-80%
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite applications
  • Valid driver’s license

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