Medical Science Liaison - Immunology - North UK & Scotland

£0.00 - £75000.00 per annum
  1. Permanent
  2. Medical Liaison, Scientific Advisor
  3. United Kingdom
Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Posting date: 05 Jun 2019

A historic pharmaceutical company is seeking to recruit a Medical Science Liaison - Immunology to cover their North UK & Scotland region. The organisation creates informative and engaging online communities that share information in meaningful ways. This vacancy offers an exciting opportunity to work with a leading and innovative pharmaceutical organisation that develops high quality medicines that meet real needs.

The Medical Science Liaison (MSL) will act as a field based medical affairs ambassador that interacts with Scientific Experts (SE) and other Health care professionals (HCP). They will initiate interactions with the scientific community to understand needs, answer questions, develop relationships, and promote a two-way dialogue, whilst bringing back unique and valuable field and HCP insights to drive internal decision making.

By facilitating scientific exchange between industry and scientific experts, the Medical Liaison will have the opportunity to improve patient outcomes by providing needed information that addresses important clinical and scientific questions.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Utilising appropriate resources to stay up to date with the scientific literature (e.g. conducting regular literature searches and library research).
  • Attending external national and international scientific meetings.
  • Meeting with peer group regularly for formal shared learning.
  • Facilitating interactions between medical personnel and external investigators.
  • Providing recommendations for investigators based on the researcher's interests and qualifications.
  • Identifying opportunities for potential external research collaborations.
  • Facilitating aspects of the Investigator-Initiated Trial (IIT) process.
  • On a limited basis, participating in clinical trial execution, including study development, initiation, and close-out activities.
  • Identifying key scientific development, new research methodologies, therapy trends, and/or other development in the therapeutic area.
  • Sharing feedback from external experts, including their perspectives on data and medical/scientific concepts, views of the general therapeutic area landscape, and clinical experiences.
  • Sharing learning from publications, external medical conferences, and other appropriate channels internally.
  • Conducting training on scientific/medical information content at Product Informational Speaker Training events.
  • Responding to unsolicited questions in the medical information area of a medical conference exhibit booth.
  • Participating in Consultant Meetings.
  • Developing and delivering educational presentations in accordance with applicable procedures.
  • Serving as authors for publications.
  • Providing scientific training for sales, marketing, or other internal personnel.
  • Providing recommendations to marketing for Scientific Experts and other external parties to serve as consultants, advisory board members, or speaker training faculty based on specific criteria.
  • On a limited basis, conducting medical review of promotional materials.
  • Ensuring continual compliance with all procedural requirements of the role.
  • Appropriate utilization of available resources.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Masters or Bachelors level degree in health sciences considered if clinical, research or industry experience is present.
  • Advanced degree in health sciences (PharmD, M.D., or Ph.D. in a medically related field).
  • Clinical or therapeutic experience in Pain not required but highly valued.
  • Clinical or therapeutic experience in Immunology not required but highly valued.
  • ML/MSL experience preferred but not essential.
  • Significant direct experience in servicing customer needs for complex information.
  • Expertise in literature identification and evaluation.
  • Familiarity with the academic community and the medical research and medical education process.
  • Demonstrable multitasking, project management, and execution skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including communication, presentation, persuasion, and influence.
  • Good organisational skills, including efficiency, punctuality, and collaboration in a team environment.
  • Proficiency with computer skills, such as MS Office.

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