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Medical Science Liaison, Oncology

Reference Number: 3914
Location: MA

Our client is research-based biopharmaceutical company. They have asked us to assist them in their search for a Medical Science Liaison, Oncology.

MSLs are scientifically trained professionals with strong clinical backgrounds who must have excellent communication skills. They are responsible for identifying, developing, and managing relationships with current / future thought leaders (TLs) and other health care providers in academic and community practices. MSLs are field-based and report to a Regional Lead of MSLs within the Medical Affairs department.

Major tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • The incumbent will support the Boston metropolitan territory and other locations as necessary, including MA, NH, ME and RI.
  • Engages in peer-to-peer scientific exchange of complex clinical and scientific information.
  • Initiates and fosters strong scientific and/or collaborative relationships with thought leaders (TLs), disease experts, and other health care providers (HCPs).
  • Provides clinical/ scientific presentations to internal and external groups.
  • Offers internal teams with clinical input and training as requested, and shares feedback and insights from interactions and discussions, while ensuring compliance.
  • Engages in accrual enhancement activities with clinical trial sites.
  • Provides support at professional meetings.
  • Adheres to corporate and health care compliance guidance in all activities, including those related to clinical trials, scientific interactions with internal and external groups, and responses to unsolicited requests for medical/scientific information.
  • Maintains clinical, scientific, and technical expertise in hematology/oncology and company’s therapeutic area.
  • Represents the company and Medical Affairs during exchanges with the medical/scientific community.
  • Provides support for content development and delivery of clinical presentations at Advisory Boards.
  • Works closely with other field based employees and headquarters based staff to rapidly respond to questions from sites in the territory.

We seek candidates with the following qualifications:

  • Advanced degree (PhD, PharmD, MD) in life sciences required.
  • Must have 10+ years of relevant clinical and/or industry experience.
  • Existing relationships with institutions and/or hospitals in territory highly preferred.
  • Requires understanding of hospital departments and systems.
  • Must have knowledge of regulatory and compliance environment.
  • Requires strong interpersonal skills including excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Must be willing and able to travel frequently, up to 70%, including overnight travel.

If interested, please email your resume as a Word attachment to us, reference 3914.  No calls or faxes, please. Include your daytime phone number and we will contact you confidentially or reply to your email.

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