• Medical Science Liaison, Biosimilars (West Territory)

    Job ID 2019-1536
    Job Locations
    US-CA-San Francisco | US-CA-Los Angeles | US-CA-San Diego | US-OR-Portland | US-AZ-Phoenix
    Medical Science Liaison
  • Overview


    Our client means it when they say they work every day to provide access to high quality medicines to the world’s 7 billion people.

    If you are unconventional, relentless and passionate. If you believe in doing what’s right, not what’s easy.

    If you are a doer and have a passion for serving others, we want to talk to you.


    Each person has the ability to make a difference. From the providers who sell and market our products to the producers who develop and manufacture them and finally to our business partners who support the providers and producers, we all have a mission critical role. Here’s how this role will help:

    • Engage in meaningful proactive and reactive peer-to-peer discussions with healthcare professionals regarding the respective disease state via scientific exchange.
    • Develop strong relationships with emerging healthcare professionals, Key Opinion Leaders and key academic institutions and researchers.
    • Provide information on new research directions, ideas, practices in patient care and identify unmet medical needs.
    • Act as a liaison between National and Regional Thought Leaders and client to extend the Medical Affairs brand strategy.
    • nteract with Healthcare Professionals to develop educational materials (e.g. disease monographs, publications, slides) for educational purposes at academic centers or community
    • Support field operations through presentations of scientific exchange to targeted audiences including managed care organizations.
    • Coordinate projects with Regional Directors, National Account Managers, District Managers to provide leadership and strategies to develop advocates forclient and access issues impacting the industry.
    • Actively participate in Speaker Training, Advisory Boards, Round Table discussions, National and Regional Medical Conferences and internal committee meetings, as needed.
    • Maintain a current knowledge of published literature in the respective therapeutic are of specialization as well as attend meetings and congresses sponsored by the influential leaders of the respective therapeutic area for educational purposes.
    • Review, evaluate, and channel information to the appropriate client and provide timely responses to requests regarding product or disease information assuring that all activities and reporting methodologies are compliant with Company and Regional policies.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.



    • Doctorate degree or equivalent required. PharmD, MD, PhD preferred. A minimum of 8 years of experience required. Related experience and/or education may be considered.
    • Minimum of two years of experience as a Medical Science Liaison required
    • Must have a proven track record of success, especially in the area of establishing relationships with opinion leaders in therapeutic areas of interest to client.
    • Must possess knowledge of the Medical Science Liaison roles and responsibilities and understand compliance within the Standards for Interactions with U.S. Healthcare Providers, Federal and State promotional laws and regulations, the PhRMA Code, ACCME Standards, and the Code of Business Conduct and Ethics;
    • Must have advanced scientific education, training, and/or experience in either Biosimilars, Oncology, Rheumatology, ARV/HIV. Ability to understand complex mathematical problems including biostatistics.
    • Ability to solve problems with complex variables through non-standardized solutions that require independent judgment and analysis. Ability to draw inferences and use deductive reasoning with no prescribed procedures to solve complex problems.
    • Must possess strong interpersonal, analytical and organizational skills. Must demonstrate strong oral, written and presentation skills. Must be flexible and work well in teams. Ability to read and interpret comprehensive and intricate research documents. Ability to write scientific reports and technical correspondence.
    • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
    • Expected to travel 75% of time. The territory will include: Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada, Arizona and Alaska. Expectations are that this person will reside in one of these states.
    • Proficiency in speaking, comprehending, reading and writing English is required.


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