Medical Science Liaison (Midwest-Cleveland area)
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (include, but are not limited to):
Establish peer-to-peer and science based relationships with scientific leaders and healthcare decision makers;
Deliver fair, balanced, and credible medical and scientific presentations;
Support company-sponsored and investigator initiated research;
Participate in conferences and meetings as a scientific expert on the Company’s behalf;
Train faculty on scientific content for the company’s speaker’s bureau;
Serve as a scientific resource for scientific leaders and internal personnel;
Obtain the insights of scientific leaders to help strategically guide the educational efforts of the organization in relevant therapeutic areas;
Compile and interpret available data (i.e. congress presentations, scientific leader interactions, posters) to provide competitive intelligence for emerging therapeutic landscape;
Perform all responsibilities following the highest ethical standards, including FDA guidelines, healthcare compliance requirements / SOPs, and best practices for the pharmaceutical industry; and
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Must be motivated, self-disciplined and comfortable working in both team and individual contributor roles;
Must be an excellent communicator and skilled diplomat in all venues, including the ability to effectively combine science knowledge and communication skills;
Proficient at territory management and execution of scientific leader communication plans;
Demonstrated ability to develop strong business relationships with healthcare professionals, key decision makers, and other external and internal collaborators is required;
Proven ability to meet individual goals, enhance therapeutic knowledge and continuously improve knowledge, skills and abilities related to job expectations;
Solid understanding of drug development and life-cycle management of a product is preferred;
Demonstrated knowledge of healthcare compliance requirements and regulatory trends that directly and indirectly impact field medical; and
Ability to travel a minimum of 60% of the time and work from a home-based office.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
MD, PhD or PharmD is required; and
Minimum of four years previous work experience in an equivalent field-based position is required, with a minimum of two in the CNS therapeutic area.