A career with EMD Serono is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 52,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. EMD Serono is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.
Your role: The Medical Science Liaison (MSL) is responsible for cultivating and maintaining collaborative relationships with influential members of the medical community to promote company, disease state and therapeutic awareness, in addition to serving as an advanced technical, scientific, and medical expert in the specified therapeutic area (neurology & immunology) for the assigned region. The MSL must command a comprehensive understanding of their specific Therapeutic Area (TA)/field and will partner with other members of the Field Medical and US Medical Affairs teams to contribute to the overall understanding of the neurology disease state and therapeutics, developing significant and long-term relationships for EMD Serono with Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs).
Who you are:
•Advanced scientific degree (e.g. PharmD, PhD, DO, MD) strongly preferred
•English language competency
•For Medical Science Liaison role, minimum of 2 years clinical and/or pharmaceutical experience in specified TA required
•For Senior Medical Science Liaison role, minimum of 3+ years clinical and/or pharmaceutical experience in specified TA and proven track record of leadership in role
•Live within the territory (Pennsylvania, New Jersey)
•Comfortable with extensive (60%) regional travel including overnight travel, periodic national meetings and potentially international conferences
•Normal and routine office duties
•Advanced scientific knowledge, relationship building and networking skills
•Ability to cultivate and maintain KOLs as peers and advocates whose opinions, disease and disease treatment insights and competitive knowledge provide direction to US Medical Affairs and EMD Serono
•Expert at disemminating to healthcare professionals state-of-the-art research and medical concepts related to the treatment and management of the specific disease state through one to one peer interactions and group learning activities
•Leads Medical Affairs activities in his/her region coordinating with internal departments and external customers
•Ability to represent EMD Serono at medical events, programs, meetings and conventions
•Experienced at liaising with the US Medical Affairs staff on the development and implementation of medical initiatives both regionally and nationally
•Communicates research and development concepts, key field insights and competitive intelligence to appropriate internal stakeholders
•As appropriate, coordinates with Clinical Development and Medical Affairs in providing field support for Phase IIIb and IV research studies
•Acts as a liaison between investigators and Medical Affairs for the Investigator Sponsored Trial (IST) program
•Ability to maintain KOL profiling and visitation records for the territory
•Administers and monitors appropriate budget expenditures to meet the responsibilities as outlined above
•Adept at ensuring compliant use of field material and conduct of activities and acting as a respected and highly regarded representative of EMD Serono
•As applicable, assists in the development of educational and training material and conducts training for internal and external parties
What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!
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