Medical Science Liaison Rheumatology

Cincinnati, OH 45298

Post Date: 10/16/2017 Job ID: 281023-0_1 Category: Pharmaceutical Salary: $100,000 to $196,000
Medical Science Liaison Rheumatology
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio (Ohio River Valley including; Kentucky, Southern Ohio, Southern Indiana, and West Virginia)
Industry: Pharmaceutical / Biotech

The Medical Science Liaison (MSL) is a field based scientific expert that strategically supports the research and business objectives of the Rheumatology therapeutic area across the product life cycle. MSLs are the primary communicators of science within a specific geography with healthcare professionals. This MSL position will be the field scientific expert on the Rheumatology disease state and treatment options. The MSL role combines strong business acumen, clinical expertise, market awareness, and serve as a conduit of information both externally and internally to a cross functional customer base internally within . Based on therapeutic needs and product life cycles, teams may focus on certain responsibilities to a greater or lesser degree, including clinical development and pipeline support.
The MSL will cover the following territory around Cincinnati, Ohio including; Kentucky, Southern Ohio, Southern Indiana, and West Virginia.

Key Responsibilities Include:
1.Supports research initiatives across development at the request of GPRD to include, but not limited to, site evaluation and identification, recruitment, investigator meetings, external expert identification, and external collaboration management.
2.Identifies, gains access to, and develops professional relationships with Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) or external experts (EEs) in Rheumatology within assigned Ohio geography.
3.Routinely communicates field insights to internal business partners.
4.Provides education relative to disease state and products across the product lifecycle to healthcare providers and researchers.
5.Continually educates self on market issues/trends and product knowledge as it pertains to specific business responsibilities in key therapeutic areas.
6.Works with in-field teams to develop and execute a territory plan designed to support and meet shared business objectives.
7.Inputs and maintains internal database as it relates to HCP interactions in respective geography.
8.Marketplace preparation in new therapeutic areas of interest, which includes creating awareness and relationships for in the Medical community.
9.Serves as a scientific resource to commercial partners as appropriate to support activities such as Medical Congress staffing, Advisory Boards, and training initiatives.
10.Efficient and responsible use of resources, including financial decisions
11.The MSL is accountable for providing and supporting clinical information needs within an assigned geography and supporting the MSL team and corporate needs by meeting targeted goals relevant to specific EEs
12.MSLs provide support for strategic clinical initiatives, executes a territory business plan and team tactical plan supporting business needs, meets assigned project deadlines, and achieves annual functional goals.
13.Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and Procedure.

Basic Requirements:
1.Advanced degree required (i.e., PharmD, MD/DO, PhD, NP, PA) in a relevant scientific discipline.
2.Doctorate strongly preferred in a health science or clinical discipline.
3.Significant industry experience in relevant therapeutic area may be accepted in lieu of education requirements.
4.Greater than or equal to 2 years of clinical, scientific/research, or industry related experience or equivalent required.
5.Previous pharmaceutical industry experience within relevant scientific discipline preferred.
6.Strong interpersonal communication and presentation skills required.
7.The MSL must possess advanced problem solving and analytic skills to be able to identify, and translate specific territory and corporate needs, into an action that will achieve objectives.
8.Must be willing to travel up to 75% of the time.

Ken Kupersmith
Executive Recruiter

Ken's relationship with his clients and candidates is one of personalized, knowledgeable service. His primary focus is helping companies acquire the top talent they need to grow, and working with candidates throughout their careers to put their skills to their highest and best use.Ken's practice focus is in the recruitment of Medical Affairs, MSLs, Regulatory Affairs and Medical and Scientific Writers.
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