Company Overview

This is a biopharmaceutical company that develops therapeutics to regulate inflammation, treat cancer, and manage autoimmune diseases.

Senior/Medical Science Liaison (MSL), #JO-2107-5612

Territory: Mid-Atlantic

The Medical Science Liaison acts as a subject matter expert and compliantly engages external stakeholders in the peer-level exchange of medical and scientific information. 

Insights gathered and the information shared during these exchanges will support and/or expand current clinical and scientific concepts, including and related to disease state and therapeutic awareness. Additionally, the exchanges will inform development and business strategies.

The Medical Science Liaison will also ensure the safe and effective utilization of approved products through appropriate communication of medical information. Qualified candidates are responsible for cultivating and maintaining collaborative relationships with influential members of their local-regional medical community to enable the conduct of these scientific exchanges.

Research initiatives will be furthered by the Medical Science Liaison through collaboration with internal stakeholders, corporate partners, and investigators.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Engage external stakeholders on medical and scientific information during one-on-one interactions and group settings, exhibiting thorough scientific and clinical knowledge.
  • Identify KOLs within the territory and establish long-term, collaborative, peer relationships by engaging in regular scientific exchange.
  • Facilitate KOL development and aid in the identification of areas of mutual interest and collaboration.
  • Maintain clinical, scientific, and technical expertise in company products and relevant disease states (rare inflammatory and autoimmune diseases) through self-learning and company-directed training.
  • Collaborate with internal cross-functional stakeholders to support the Company's initiatives and goals.
  • Serve as the Company's resource and disseminate appropriate scientific information via individual meetings and group presentations to HCPs, large group medical practices, payers, and formulary decision-makers.
  • Provide medical/clinical teams with feedback and insights from interactions with KOLs and investigators.
  • Promptly respond to and document unsolicited requests for information on the Company's products and clinical programs.
  • Participate in and support the training of field-based and home office employees.
  • Contribute to and support the development of Medical Affairs resources and scientific publications.
  • Facilitate research collaborations (including evidence generation and investigator-sponsored studies) with key investigators.
  • Represent the company at scientific congresses through Medical Affairs Scientific Booth coverage and other related activities.
  • Engage in speaker identification, training, and evaluation, and provide support for advisory board meetings as appropriate.
  • Collaborate with Market Access and Commercial colleagues for thought leader and institutional engagement where appropriate.
  • Adhere to corporate SOPs and ensure vigilant compliance with relevant legal and regulatory guidelines governing scientific interactions with physicians and healthcare professionals across all activities, including those related to clinical trials, scientific interactions with internal and external groups, and responses to unsolicited requests for medical/scientific information.

Senior Medical Science Liaison

  • Support Medical Science Liaison training initiatives and coordinate with Director to manage team field activities

Qualifications (Education & Experience)

Preferred Experience

  • An advanced degree (PharmD, Ph.D. or M.D.).
  • 8-plus years previous Medical Science Liaison experience; experience in rare disease, rheumatology, nephrology, and/or immunology.
  • Experience working with payers of formulary committees.
  • Demonstrated mentoring or management experience.

General Required Experience

  • 2-plus years previous Medical Science Liaison or pharmaceutical industry experience (e.g., Medical Information, Medical Communications, etc.), and/or 2+years of clinical or research experience in rare disease and/or immunology.
  • Ability to travel locally and regionally up to 70% of the time, including overnight stays (i.e., KOL meetings, site visits, internal meetings, medical meetings and congresses, training).
  • Knowledge of FDA requirements and PhRMA Code, including regulations governing compliant scientific exchange.
  • Demonstrated ability to integrate and work in cross-functional network/matrix.
  • Demonstrated project management ability.
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills.
  • Valid driver’s license.

Since 2009, TriNet Pharma has evolved into one of healthcare’s largest and most respected agencies for recruiting and placing permanent and contract Medical Affairs, Clinical Affairs, Regulatory Affairs, and Medical Communications professionals in life sciences companies in the United States and around the world.

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