Company Overview

This is a biopharmaceutical company that focuses on therapies for individuals with high unmet needs.

Position Title: Senior/Medical Science Liaison

Territories in the United States:

  • 2209-5808 - South Central U.S.

Therapeutic Area: Cardiovascular

Indication: Hypertension, Pulmonary Arterial

The Senior/Medical Science Liaison facilitates enrollment in company-sponsored studies and engages with clinical study sites, study personnel, Key Opinion Leaders, and other healthcare providers through scientific exchange and clinical support.

The Sr./MSL functions as a regional medical and scientific resource and pairs the changing needs of healthcare professionals with available company resources.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Serves as liaison between clinical investigators and internal stakeholders in support of company-sponsored research studies.
  • Acts as liaison between external clinical investigators, internal colleagues, and CRO staff to assure timely follow-up of all communications and as a resource for site support.
  • Collaborates with the Clinical Development and Clinical Operations team to understand protocol nuances, and triages as appropriate any insights regarding recruitment barriers or protocol queries.
  • Develops, maintains, and manages collaborations with regional and national KOLs, investigators, study staff, nurses, pharmacists, and office managers.
  • Identifies and builds collaborations with KOLs for medical education and potential clinical research opportunities.
  • Creates awareness of the company and given product in the target community.
  • Assists in the development of strategic KOL plans to provide needs-based, value-added services.
  • Provides relevant medical and scientific information and literature, within corporate guidelines, for healthcare provider education.
  • Provides field-based medical and scientific support to answer unsolicited questions about the company and the given product.
  • Serves as a local medical and scientific resource for the medical community.
  • Develops and demonstrates a thorough working knowledge of the company, given product, and current medical and scientific research and publications in the therapeutic area.
  • Delivers high-quality educational presentations in a variety of settings and obtains feedback that can be disseminated throughout the organization.
  • Participates in therapeutic advisory groups or steering committees and internal project teams.
  • Gathers and disseminates competitive intelligence from multiple sources.
  • Attends regional conferences on the company’s behalf to provide feedback on the current landscape, competitive landscape, and continued cultivation of relationships. Educates the target community.
  • Provides feedback on specific sites and regional trends/thoughts/paradigms to identify and/or inform potential protocol amendments, accrual barriers, and patient/study subject identification.
  • Establishes relationships with all treaters on the company’s KOL list in the territory. Supplements KOL list as appropriate.
  • Completes accurate and timely administrative reports, projects, and other required documentation.

Qualifications (Education & Experience)

  • Advanced scientific degree or equivalent required.
  • Clinical experience within Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) preferred; cardiovascular or heart/lung transplant experience considered.
  • 1 to 5 years experience in PAH specifically or at bare minimum experience in pulmonology and/or cardiology and/or rare disease.
  • 1 to 3 years experience as a Medical Science Liaison.
  • Fluency in Spanish is preferred.
  • Experience with study launch and/or other clinical trial expertise.
  • Experience with relationship building and expanding a company’s reach.
  • Adaptability to the changing landscape and ability to pivot quickly as new information becomes available.

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