Oncology Medical Science Liaison/Sr. MSL (N. TX, OK, AR, KS, & MO)
Oncology Medical Science Liaison - Territory is Northern Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kansas, and Missouri
Would you like to apply your expertise to impact patients lives in a company that follows the science and turns ideas into life changing medicines? Then AstraZeneca might be the one for you!
At AstraZeneca, we put patients first and strive to meet their unmet needs worldwide. Working here means being entrepreneurial, thinking big and working together to make the impossible a reality. If you are swift to action, confident to lead, willing to collaborate, and curious about what science can do, then you’re our kind of person.
AstraZeneca’s vision in Oncology is to help patients by redefining the cancer-treatment paradigm, with the aim of bringing six new cancer medicines to patients between 2013 and 2020. A broad pipeline of next-generation medicines is focused principally on four disease areas – breast, ovarian, lung and hematological cancers. As well as other tumor types, these are being targeted through four key platforms – immunotherapy, the genetic drivers of cancer and resistance, DNA damage repair, and antibody drug conjugates, underpinned by personalized healthcare and biomarker technologies.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
The Oncology Medical Science Liaison/Sr. MSL is a field-based professional with scientific, clinical and therapeutic area expertise responsible for providing medical and scientific support for AstraZeneca's oncology marketed products, new indications for current products, and compounds in development. The Oncology Medical Science Liaison/Sr. MSL engages in scientific exchange with targeted Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs), Key Decision Makers (KDMs), and Healthcare Professionals (HCPs) consistent with Medical Affairs and Therapeutic Brand Teams’ objectives.
The Oncology Medical Science Liaison/Sr. MSL will identify and engage key customers with scientific expertise and business knowledge of AstraZeneca marketed products and compounds in development. This includes developing peer-level relationships with Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs), Key Decision Makers (KDMs) and researchers consistent with Scientific and Medical Affairs strategy and objectives along with identifying pre-clinical, clinical and post-marketing study investigators in alignment with the goals of Clinical Development activities and Therapeutic Brand Teams initiatives.
As an Oncology Medical Science Liaison/Sr. MSL you will provide actionable information that enhances the value and appropriate use of AstraZeneca’s products to internal stakeholders; respond to customer inquiries to ensure focused and balanced clinical and scientific information that supports the appropriate use of AstraZeneca’s products and services and deliver appropriate clinical and scientific information that clinically differentiates AstraZeneca’s products.
Additional accountabilities include adhering to internal standard processes and complying with regulatory and compliance requirements along with sustaining expertise in disease state management, emerging therapies and the competitive landscape.
- Advanced degree in Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Medicine, Nursing or equivalent
- 2+ years of experience in healthcare or pharmaceutical industry, scientific marketing or clinical development (2+ years of experience as a pharmaceutical medical liaison for Sr. MSL role)
- Knowledge of oncology customer segments and market dynamics
- Demonstrated expertise in discussing scientific content and context to multiple audiences
- Experience with clinical research
- Excellent project management ability
- Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
- Thorough knowledge of regulatory environment
- Strong leadership capabilities
- Ability to travel (30-50%)
- Doctorate in Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Medicine, Nursing or equivalent
- Familiarity with the drug discovery and drug development process
- Minimum of 3 years experience in Oncology (academia, pharmaceutical, or other) preferred; pharmaceutical industry experience in immuno-oncology strongly preferred
At AstraZeneca when we see an opportunity for change, we seize it and make it happen, because any opportunity no matter how small, can be the start of something big. Delivering life-changing medicines is about being entrepreneurial - finding those moments and recognising their potential. Join us on our journey of building a new kind of organisation to reset expectations of what a bio-pharmaceutical company can be. This means we’re opening new ways to work, pioneering cutting edge methods and bringing unexpected teams together. Interested? Come and join our journey.
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