Medical Science Liaison, Southeast
Location: (including but not limited to: TN, AL, GA, FL, Puerto Rico)
The Medical Science Liaison is a field-based scientific and clinical expert who strategically supports the medical objectives of Blueprint Medicines' development programs. The MSL is responsible for identifying, developing and managing peer-to-peer relationships with a variety of healthcare providers, including oncologists, pathologists, and allergists/immunologists, as well as basic scientists, in academic and community practices.
He/she will be accountable to engage in high quality scientific exchange about the science and clinical application of our precision medicine portfolio to variety of external stakeholders, as well as obtain important insights about current practice, treatment landscapes, and emerging clinical and scientific data. In addition, MSLs are expected to build strong cross-functional relationships, as well as provide meaningful subject-matter expertise, to colleagues in Medical Affairs, Clinical Research, R&D, Patient Advocacy and Commercial, while maintaining full compliance with all relevant company, industry, legal, and regulatory requirements. He/she will report to the Regional Director of MSLs. There are two openings for this region.
Identify key opinion leaders and cultivate a network of experts for Blueprint Medicines disease areas of focus
Respond to unsolicited requests and engage in meaningful, peer-to-peer scientific exchange of complex medical and scientific information with the oncology, pathology, and rare disease community
Provide internal stakeholders with feedback and insights from interactions and discussions with HCPs.
Deliver medical/scientific presentations to internal & external stakeholders
Assist with company-sponsored clinical trials and facilitation of investigator-initiated trials (ISTs)
Lead planning and execution of regional advisory boards
Collaborate with cross functional partners on internal projects and external initiatives
Provide educational meeting support at scientific congresses
Support training of cross functional teams
Adhere to corporate and healthcare compliance guidance in all activities, including those related to clinical trials, scientific interactions with internal and external groups, and responses to unsolicited requests for medical/scientific information
Foster and maintain Blueprint's positive and innovative culture with a newly formed field team
Qualifications And Capabilities
Advanced Clinical/Science degree or professional credentials required (MD/DO, PhD, PharmD, NP, PA)
3+ years of experience in the biotech or pharmaceutical industry in Medical Affairs, with experience working with cross-functional in-house and field-based teams
Oncology or Rare Disease experience strongly preferred
Strong interpersonal, presentation and communication skills and demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a dynamic, team-oriented environment
Creative problem-solving skills
Strong analytical skills, especially with regard to understanding and interpreting scientific and clinical research and literature, are essential
Demonstrated self-starter and team player with strong interpersonal skills
Adept, nimble, energetic and comfortable in a fast-paced, dynamic and collaborative environment
Capable of taking a hands-on approach and willing to "roll up one's sleeves."
Ensure compliance with corporate rules and government regulations
Extensive travel is required as part of this position (60%)
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