Medical Science Liaison, Medical Affairs - 22-144
Fully Remote
Description

The Medical Science Liaison (MSL) is a field-based scientific expert that strategically supports the scientific and business objectives of Medical Affairs. The MSL is responsible for scientific exchange with Health Care Providers (HCPs) and key decision makers (managed care, payers, formulary committees, etc.) on Elevar products, relevant disease states, and in support of clinical trials. MSLs combine a strong business acumen, disease state knowledge, clinical knowledge and experience, market awareness, and serve as a conduit for Elevar’s scientific data to external customers while providing external market and clinical insights internally to cross-functional teams. The Medical Science Liaison is responsible for Key Opinion Leader (KOL) identification and relationship development in an assigned geographical area. The MSL will be expected to meet regularly with assigned KOLs to deepen the relationship and for scientific exchange on Elevar products, clinical trials, disease states, and current clinical practices. In addition, the MSL will meet ad hoc with other HCPs to answer unsolicited questions related to Elevar products and/or clinical trials. They will also be expected to give presentations and develop external speakers on Elevar products and related disease states. This role requires a seasoned pharmaceutical professional with Clinical Oncology experience in solid tumors and great communication and interpersonal skills. Additionally, the MSL will function as a Clinical Science Liaison (CSL), working closely with Clinical Development physicians and the Clinical Operations team, to support study site identification for new studies and to assist the Clinical Development Team, as requested, to troubleshoot issues as they arise during the clinical trial. This is a remote-based position. 


Responsibilities: 

In collaboration with the Vice President (VP) of Medical Affairs, the VP of Marketing, the Chief Medical Officer, and Clinical Development physicians, the Medical Science Liaison is often the scientific representative of the company and is responsible for external communication of scientific and clinical data on Elevar products across the product lifecycle while also bringing key scientific and clinical insights to Elevar.

  • Develop, with the assistance of the Senior Director, Medical Affairs and VP of Medical Affairs, and execute territory initiatives including HCP and investigator engagement plans in alignment with the Medical Affairs strategic plans and in support of Clinical Development plans
  • Identify KOLs, with assistance from the Senior Director, Medical Affairs, and the VP of Medical Affairs and cultivate professional relationships
  • Maintain cross-functional field partnerships allowing for appropriate collaboration with field commercial teams (sales, market access, etc.), and Clinical Development associates
  • Maintain and develop synergistic relationships with KOLs to expand research, advisory, and educational partnership opportunities
  • Function as a CSL, assisting the Clinical Development Team in the identification and education of potential clinical trial sites; assist Clinical Development Team, upon request, in troubleshooting issues during clinical trial conduct 
  • Manage resources, budget, and objectives for assigned territory
  • Develop scientific expertise on Elevar therapeutics, related disease states, and the clinical practice for the given products
  • Knowledgeable of and follow all applicable laws, SOPs, and guidance documents ensuring compliance 
  • Communicate scientific content, written and verbal, related to Elevar products and related disease states. Provide scientific training to internal colleagues
  • Identify, categorize, and communicate key clinical insights related to assigned disease state and products
Requirements
  • MD, PharmD or PhD in Life Sciences with solid tumor oncology experience required
  • 5+ years of related pharmaceutical Medical Science Liaison experience 
  • Knowledge of clinical research design and GCP in the oncology area 
  • Demonstrates a strong understanding of clinical research trial design and study analysis including cost effectiveness and other high-level HEOR evidence approaches 
  • Demonstrates a strong understanding of local healthcare systems, treatment guidelines and decision making 
  • A combination of experiences at small / start-up biopharmaceutical company and established biopharmaceutical companies is preferred
  • Experience with payor groups, market access teams, formulary committees, and treatment guidelines
  • Experience launching products, managing territory resources and budgets as a demonstrated self-starter
  • Ability to convey complex scientific concepts and information appropriately tailored to the audience (internal staff, physicians, nurses, patient advocacy groups, formulary committees, etc.) 
  • Team player, able to establish excellent working relationships across functions, including building strong relationships with Clinical Development and Commercial (Market Access, etc.)