Medical Science Liaison

Medical Science Liaison

Incyte Corporation

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Medical Science Liaison -Central South

Department: US Medical Affairs
Location: Field Based
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Medical Science Liaison – Central South

The candidate for this position will be responsible for the facilitation and development of relationships with, and communication of product-related information to, members of the scientific/medical community, including health care providers, research investigators, institutions, cooperative groups, consortia, managed care organizations, and P&T committees. The MSL will serve as a content expert on Incyte products and disease areas, providing information on developments in research and medical management for approved Incyte agents and compounds in the development pipeline. This position will report to the Director - Medical Science Liaisons (within US Medical Affairs). The geography for this MSL position will include CO, NM, WY, and TX (excluding MD Anderson and parts of southern TX). Optimal candidate location would be Denver, Dallas, or Houston. Travel is required and will be approximately 65%.

Responsibilities:

Identifies, establishes and maintains collaborative relationships with key investigators, institutions, groups and consortia strategic to the safe and effective use of company products
Participates in medical education for healthcare professionals, including formulary (P&T) committees, through presentations at appropriate venues
Provides education to the medical community on Incyte products and disease areas of focus
Increases company visibility and enhances professional interaction with current and future oncology leaders
Identifies clinical research opportunities that are consistent with company objectives
Represents the primary regional contact for the investigator-sponsored trial program, facilitating the process from concept submission through publication
Provides investigators with technical support for study development
Identifies and communicates key clinical and research insights from oncology leaders to help shape company research, and to ensure safe and appropriate use of Incyte marketed products
Maintains clinical expertise through aggressive education, including attendance at relevant conferences, scientific workshops and review of key publications
Gathers and disseminates competitive intelligence
Takes advantage of opportunities to mentor other MSL team members, and participates in cross-functional US Medical Affairs teams
Effectively executes administrative aspects of regional field activities
Substantively contributes to, and provides medical leadership for, US Medical Affairs and Development programs/projects
Provides responses to unsolicited requests for medical information, often in direct collaboration with Medical Information Services personnel
Completes accurate and timely administrative reports, project plans, and required documentation requests
Minimum Requirements:

An advanced degree (M.D., Ph.D. or Pharm.D.) with prior experience in the biotech/pharmaceutical or healthcare education environment
Ability to travel up to 65% of the time
A minimum of 5 years hematology/oncology experience
Clinical trial experience is preferred
Knowledge of treatment guidelines (NCCN, ASCO, ASH, ESMO, etc.), clinical research processes, FDA regulations, CMS reimbursement coverage process, and OIG guidelines
Excellent interpersonal communication and presentation skills
Has the ability to network and partner with important external customers, including medical thought leaders, academic institutions, large group practices, NCI Cooperative Group leadership and members, medical directors of medical groups or insurance carriers, as well as pharmacy directors
Thrives in a team environment and enjoys cross-functional collaboration
Highly articulate and self-confident during formal and informal presentations; able to convey complex, scientific ideas fluently to any audience
Possesses demonstrable effective leadership skills (by example and through accomplishments), and is able to step forward to handle challenges within scope of authority
Demonstrates deep therapeutic competency; stays abreast of trends and new information in the therapeutic/translational science area, as well as the profession at large

Location:

Wilmington, DE