Hematology Medical Science Liaison

Job ID 2022-1812
Job Locations
US-NY-New York
Medical Science Liaison


Our client has been established to commercialize a novel IV Iron in the rapidly growing US high-dose IV iron market. Structured to be agile and fast-moving, client will bring together a best-in-class product, the resources required to drive rapid growth, and an experienced, high-performing team with the shared purpose of establishing a new standard of care for patients in need of high-dose IV iron.


The company is creating a collaborative, performance-based culture in which employees are recognized and rewarded for the value they bring to the organization and empowered to do meaningful work. Built upon the heritage and financial strength of the parent company, Client has the benefit of singular focus with all efforts directed toward the shared objective of driving the growth of the product.


Job Purpose


The primary responsibility of a Medical Science Liaison (MSL) is the exchange of medical information with health care professionals (HCPs) involved with the management of iron deficiency anemia (IDA). The role of an MSL is non-promotional in nature, and MSLs are key members of the Medical Affairs Team. The MSL works to shape the IDA care through Clients’ medicines, research and customer services excellence.







The Medical Science Liaison is expected to


  • Provide high quality scientific information to healthcare professionals (HCPs).
  • Respond to unsolicited medical information requests in the field.
  • Initiate and maintain relationships with Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs).
  • Develop and execute territory medical plan. Use national and regional medical plans to develop and align the tactical plan for own geography of responsibility.
  • Develop/maintain medical expertise and a strong understanding of clinical practice in iron deficiency anemia (IDA).
  • In collaboration with Medical Directors, support data generation through Investigator-initiated studies and HCP-initiated projects.
  • Collaborate with HCPs on medical affairs initiatives including publications, advisory boards, medical education opportunities, training and speaker development.
  • Develop plans and tactics for implementation and completion of clinical trials, studies and other investigations.
  • Represent Client at local, regional, and national conferences
  • Support educational meetings focused on IDA management by interaction with HCP speakers to provide briefings around compliance, product information, clinical and scientific data, and support development of presentations.
  • Represent the assigned products and overall therapeutic areas to the highest ethical and professional standards and in accordance with the relevant guidelines.
  • Fulfill Pharmacovigilance responsibilities as defined in the pharmacovigilance SOPs related to medical enquiries and drug safety information.
  • Other duties as assigned



Education & Professional Background


  • Advanced degree in life sciences (MD, PharmD or PhD).
  • 4+ years of related work experience (academic, research, clinician, consulting or industry experience); ideally, 2+ years of MSL experience.
  • Previous experience of working within Hematology/Oncology preferred.
  • Knowledge of the PhRMA, OIG and other relevant guidelines.
  • Good understanding of the clinical development process and the ICH-GCP guidelines.




  • Leadership – ethical, ambitious, focused, organized
  • Customer-oriented – analyze and meet/exceed customers’ needs
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written
  • Responsible – timely and explicit feed-back to customers on agreements
  • Transparency – flat decision structure and communication
  • Accountability – Independent decision-making (impartiality, competence, and ethics)
  • Ability to act locally, also in accordance with main priorities of the company


Attitude And Behavior


  • Proud Client ambassador
  • Strong personal leadership
  • Inspire cross-functional transparency and collaboration
  • Customer-centric ‘can-do’ attitude and goal focused
  • Ambitious, independent, analytical, collaborative, loyal, organized




Our roles can evolve over time. Reasonable flexibility is, therefore, a key part of any job at Client. Significant variations in duties and responsibilities should be discussed between the employee and manager.


Additional Information


  • Field-based role – must be located within the pre-specified regional territory.
  • Travelling – ability to travel up to 60-80% (based on the size of respective geography).
  • Overnight stays – depending on location, on average 1-2 nights per week (inc. some weekends).



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