Company Overview

This is a biotechnology company focused on gene therapy.

Title: Rare Disease Medical Science Liaison - Contract (JO-2201-5722)

Territory: Various

Therapeutic Area: Central Nervous System - Muscular Dystrophy

The Rare Disease MSL is a field-based, scientific expert who provides field medical support for the company’s Rare Disease pre-commercial clinical trials and scientific collaborations. 

An innovative person with an entrepreneurial spirit who enjoys building networks, managing KOL advisors, conducting scientific exchanges, planning, and executing advisory boards, and supporting company-sponsored research will enjoy this opportunity.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Establish and cultivate scientific relationships with external stakeholders in the rare disease community.
  • Develop a strong understanding of clinical practice as it relates to areas of interest for the Company and identify, gather, and document field-generated scientific insights to inform executable and innovative Medical Affairs strategies.
  • Assist with clinical trial recruitment and site outreach as requested, and communicate feedback to the Clinical Operations and Clinical Development team.
  • Participate in KOL mapping and the development of a customer-centric tactical engagement plan to support Medical Affairs strategies.
  • Serve as a resource for addressing unsolicited medical questions about the Company’s trials, products, and other scientific exchange matters.
  • Provide clinical expertise in the development, management, and maintenance of clinical and scientific communications, including publications, slide decks, educational materials, meeting presentations, and FAQs. 
  • Attend medical conferences as a Medical Affairs representative and assist with congress strategy/ planning, medical booth staffing, competitive intelligence/ insights gathering, and generating meeting summaries.
  • Maintain scientific and clinical knowledge base in the relevant therapeutic areas through continuous learning and awareness of related scientific literature to enable meaningful scientific exchange. 
  • Collaborate with internal colleagues to provide scientific expertise and share medical insights in support of internal and external activities. 
  • Assistance with planning and executing advisory board meetings.
  • Make relevant contributions to the Medical Affairs strategy across therapeutic areas.

Qualifications (Education & Experience)

  • Master’s degree (MPH or equivalent) required. Doctorate level (MD, PharmD, PhD) preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years of rare disease clinical or therapeutic experience in neuromuscular diseases, and/ or gene therapy strongly preferred.
  • 3-5 years of MSL experience in rare diseases with a primary emphasis on field-based scientific exchange and/or clinical trial support.
  • Superior communication, relationship building, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to assimilate new clinical data quickly.
  • Proactive problem-solving skills.
  • Project management and medical writing skills.
  • Flexibility, resilience, and creativity/ innovation in one’s work. 
  • Ability to organize and lead high-level projects.
  • Ability to proactively predict issues and solve problems.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams.

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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