Medical Science Liaison – Southwest

Location: Phoenix, AZ, US

Job Description:

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The Medical Science Liaison (MSL) is a field-based Medical Affairs professional and is primarily responsible for scientific exchange with thought leaders and other HCPs in their territory. The MSL will serve as a resource and scientific expert non-viral liver disease and associated treatments, including those of Intercept Pharmaceuticals, advancing Intercepts medical and scientific program aligned with corporate goals and objectives.

Essential Functions

  • To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.
  • Identify, gain access to, and develop professional relationships with thought leaders, active and potential study investigators, providers at academic and non-academic institutions and professional organizations within assigned geography
  • Demonstrate an astute ability to effectively articulate relevant scientific and clinical information relative to therapeutic area and Intercepts product life cycle to HCPs and researchers
  • Engage in and respond to clinical inquiries with scientifically accurate and unbiased discussions - while maintaining a high standard of integrity and professionalism in full compliance with company policies
  • Utilize scientific resources to deliver impactful presentations in a variety of different settings, including, but not limited to, advisory boards, patient advocacy group engagements, and payer interactions
  • Support research initiatives across development; provide support to clinical site investigators as needed
  • Serve as a liaison between key corporate functional areas and HCPs who express interest in conducting investigator-initiated research, to facilitate review and consideration of research proposals
  • Provide accurate, unbiased assessment of community needs to senior management
  • Maintain clinical, scientific, and technical expertise in specific therapeutic area through continuous learning and knowledge of the therapeutic area-related scientific literature
  • Attend and support scientific/professional meetings/conferences consistent with areas of therapeutic responsibility
  • Work collaboratively with Intercept personnel across functional areas, including but not limited to Medical Affairs, Clinical Research and Commercial organizations
  • Serve, as needed, as a scientific resource to support activities such as medical congress staffing, advisory boards, and training initiatives
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Experience

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Advanced "doctoral" biomedical sciences degree (MD, DO, DNP, PharmD, PhD) required or clinically relevant experience commensurate with one of the above listed degrees; experience in designated therapeutic (gastroenterology/hepatology) area preferred
  • 3+ years of clinical, scientific/research, or industry-related experience required (or equivalent)

Required Knowledge And Abilities

  • Must have knowledge of and be willing to comply with all regulatory/compliance policies consistent with position
  • Must maintain comprehensive proficiencies with Microsoft Project, Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and associated applications
  • Excellent organization and multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as interpersonal skills are required
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and problem-solving capabilities
  • Proven meeting planning skills
  • Ability to work effectively across a matrix organization
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize with minimal daily instruction
  • Ability to think strategically in order to improve current processes
  • Ability to complete goals within allotted timeframes and deliver high quality results
  • Ability to travel (up to 70%)
  • Continued demonstration of Intercepts core values Integrity, Innovation, Excellence, Collaboration, Passion, and Patient/Stakeholder Centricity

Essential Functions

  • To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.
  • Identify, gain access to, and develop professional relationships with thought leaders, active and potential study investigators, providers at academic and non-academic institutions and professional organizations within assigned geography
  • Demonstrate an astute ability to effectively articulate relevant scientific and clinical information relative to therapeutic area and Intercepts product life cycle to HCPs and researchers
  • Engage in and respond to clinical inquiries with scientifically accurate and unbiased discussions - while maintaining a high standard of integrity and professionalism in full compliance with company policies
  • Utilize scientific resources to deliver impactful presentations in a variety of different settings, including, but not limited to, advisory boards, patient advocacy group engagements, and payer interactions
  • Support research initiatives across development; provide support to clinical site investigators as needed
  • Serve as a liaison between key corporate functional areas and HCPs who express interest in conducting investigator-initiated research, to facilitate review and consideration of research proposals
  • Provide accurate, unbiased assessment of community needs to senior management
  • Maintain clinical, scientific, and technical expertise in specific therapeutic area through continuous learning and knowledge of the therapeutic area-related scientific literature
  • Attend and support scientific/professional meetings/conferences consistent with areas of therapeutic responsibility
  • Work collaboratively with Intercept personnel across functional areas, including but not limited to Medical Affairs, Clinical Research and Commercial organizations
  • Serve, as needed, as a scientific resource to support activities such as medical congress staffing, advisory boards, and training initiatives
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Experience

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Advanced "doctoral" biomedical sciences degree (MD, DO, DNP, PharmD, PhD) required or clinically relevant experience commensurate with one of the above listed degrees; experience in designated therapeutic (gastroenterology/hepatology) area preferred
  • 3+ years of clinical, scientific/research, or industry-related experience required (or equivalent)

Required Knowledge And Abilities

  • Must have knowledge of and be willing to comply with all regulatory/compliance policies consistent with position
  • Must maintain comprehensive proficiencies with Microsoft Project, Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and associated applications
  • Excellent organization and multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as interpersonal skills are required
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and problem-solving capabilities
  • Proven meeting planning skills
  • Ability to work effectively across a matrix organization
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize with minimal daily instruction
  • Ability to think strategically in order to improve current processes
  • Ability to complete goals within allotted timeframes and deliver high quality results
  • Ability to travel (up to 70%)
  • Continued demonstration of Intercepts core values Integrity, Innovation, Excellence, Collaboration, Passion, and Patient/Stakeholder Centricity

Job Description:

The Medical Science Liaison (MSL) is a field-based Medical Affairs professional and is primarily responsible for scientific exchange with thought leaders and other HCPs in their territory. The MSL will serve as a resource and scientific expert non-viral liver disease and associated treatments, including those of Intercept Pharmaceuticals, advancing Intercepts medical and scientific program aligned with corporate goals and objectives.

Essential Functions

  • To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.
  • Identify, gain access to, and develop professional relationships with thought leaders, active and potential study investigators, providers at academic and non-academic institutions and professional organizations within assigned geography
  • Demonstrate an astute ability to effectively articulate relevant scientific and clinical information relative to therapeutic area and Intercepts product life cycle to HCPs and researchers
  • Engage in and respond to clinical inquiries with scientifically accurate and unbiased discussions - while maintaining a high standard of integrity and professionalism in full compliance with company policies
  • Utilize scientific resources to deliver impactful presentations in a variety of different settings, including, but not limited to, advisory boards, patient advocacy group engagements, and payer interactions
  • Support research initiatives across development; provide support to clinical site investigators as needed
  • Serve as a liaison between key corporate functional areas and HCPs who express interest in conducting investigator-initiated research, to facilitate review and consideration of research proposals
  • Provide accurate, unbiased assessment of community needs to senior management
  • Maintain clinical, scientific, and technical expertise in specific therapeutic area through continuous learning and knowledge of the therapeutic area-related scientific literature
  • Attend and support scientific/professional meetings/conferences consistent with areas of therapeutic responsibility
  • Work collaboratively with Intercept personnel across functional areas, including but not limited to Medical Affairs, Clinical Research and Commercial organizations
  • Serve, as needed, as a scientific resource to support activities such as medical congress staffing, advisory boards, and training initiatives
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Experience

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Advanced "doctoral" biomedical sciences degree (MD, DO, DNP, PharmD, PhD) required or clinically relevant experience commensurate with one of the above listed degrees; experience in designated therapeutic (gastroenterology/hepatology) area preferred
  • 3+ years of clinical, scientific/research, or industry-related experience required (or equivalent)

Required Knowledge And Abilities

  • Must have knowledge of and be willing to comply with all regulatory/compliance policies consistent with position
  • Must maintain comprehensive proficiencies with Microsoft Project, Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and associated applications
  • Excellent organization and multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as interpersonal skills are required
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and problem-solving capabilities
  • Proven meeting planning skills
  • Ability to work effectively across a matrix organization
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize with minimal daily instruction
  • Ability to think strategically in order to improve current processes
  • Ability to complete goals within allotted timeframes and deliver high quality results
  • Ability to travel (up to 70%)
  • Continued demonstration of Intercepts core values Integrity, Innovation, Excellence, Collaboration, Passion, and Patient/Stakeholder Centricity
 

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