Medical Science Liaison, Southeast

Location: (including but not limited to: TN, AL, GA, FL, Puerto Rico)

Job Description:

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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.

Responsibilities

  • 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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