Bayer Medical Science Liaison II in United States
Your tasks and responsibilities
The primary responsibilities of this position, Medical Science Liaison II, are to: •The Medical Science Liaison (MSL) provides scientific and objective information to healthcare providers and researchers in the oncology therapeutic area to Bayer Pharmaceuticals. The MSL serves as technical and scientific support in the field for healthcare providers ensuring safe and effective use of Bayer products including timely adverse event reporting and responses to unsolicited requests for detailed product and disease state information. The MSL also develops a complete understanding of national and regional experts in specific therapeutic categories and the healthcare environment in which they work. The MSL will collaborate with internal business partners as an expert consultant to meet specific scientific needs of internal and external contacts within oncology and Northern California geographic areas. Maintenance of scientific expertise •Complete core training curriculum and basic MSL Certification •Full participation in therapeutic area updates and/or training initiatives e.g. journal clubs •Medical conference attendance and reviews •Routine self-paced reading of current publications • Professional licensure with CEU documentation where applicable •Completes recertification and advanced certification were applicable •Leads journal reviews and team discussions •Coordinates or leads internal training initiatives Opinion leader engagement •Criteria based selection and validation to identify and confirm opinion leader (OL) status •Routine contacts with OLs •Research site identification and investigator sponsored study (ISS) support •Speaker training and evaluation •Advisory Board Support •Advisory Board coordination or presentation at meeting •Liaison between OLs and internal partners Direct scientific exchange •Presentations to external audiences •Timely, accurate, specific and balanced responses to professional requests for information (PIR) in collaboration with Medical Communications •Adherence to SOP and FDA guidance for distribution of scientific information •Adherence to SOP and compliance guidelines for all external contacts •Presentations to internal audiences including medical affairs (MA) and commercial partners •Team member for strategic internal projects with cross-functional partners Professional organization involvement •Establish and maintain contact with relevant medical, research and educational societies within assigned geography •Attend and report on local, regional and national meetings •Identify educational gaps and opportunities within regional and national organizations •Coordinate team coverage of major national meetings including program evaluation, required attendance and high quality meeting reports Ascertain and report current therapeutic area trends and other field intelligence •Review and share current guidelines and treatment protocols for internal review •Report relevant competitive activity •Report new compound development information and potential collaborations when appropriate or requested in line with corporate strategy. Complete and accurate documentation •Complete and timely documentation of interactions and contacts within appropriate databases •Administrative reports, such as expense reports and status reports completed in a timely manner Collaborate as an internal scientific expert •Resource development and review e.g. FDA Ad Com preparation •Lead project teams or task forces within Medical Affairs •Contribute to product development initiatives in collaboration with Global Product Development or other internal partners •Lead internal training initiatives
Who you are
Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values. More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:
•BA/ BS Degree required. •2+ years in healthcare or pharmaceutical industry as a MSL preferred, clinical development or other clinical experience may substitute for MSL experience •Computer literacy and the ability to learn essential software programs •Demonstrated expertise in drug information communication •Excellent project management ability •Excellent oral and written communication skills •Excellent interpersonal skills •Working knowledge of FDA, OIG requirements •Understanding of clinical trial design and biostatistics •Ability to critically evaluate the medical literature •Ability to work in a team environment •Ability to build productive work relationships both internally and externally •Ability to work independently and a proven self-starter •Excellent problem-solving skills •Good organizational skills with thorough attention to detail ensuring timely follow-through •Ability to travel and manage a demanding schedule •30% travel is required.
Additional Preferred Requirements: •Oncology experience is strongly preferred •Advanced degree in Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Medicine, Nursing or equivalent experience is preferred •Post-doctoral residency/fellowship training in one or more respective therapeutic areas associated with Bayer Pharmaceutical’s portfolio ( such as Oncology, Hematology/Cardiology, Neuroscience, Diagnostic Imaging, Women’s Healthcare) •Didactic teaching experience (i.e., lectures on related topics presented at university type setting) •Demonstrated expertise in the drug discovery and drug development process •Established track record in basic or clinical research
The territory for this position includes Northern Ca. The ideal candidate will live within the territory and be located within 30 minutes of a major airport.
Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.
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