Bayer Med Science Liaison III in United States

Your tasks and responsibilities

This is a residence based position for a territory in PA/S.Jersey/Delaware

The primary responsibilities of this role, Medical Science Liaison III, are to:

  • Complete core training curriculum and basic Medical Science Liaison (MSL) Certification;

  • Participate in therapeutic area updates and/or training initiatives e.g. journal clubs;

  • Attend medical conferences and reviews;

  • Routinely read current publications;

  • Maintain professional licensure with Continuing Education Units (CEU) documentation where applicable;

  • Complete recertification and advanced certification were applicable;

  • Lead journal reviews and team discussions;

  • Regularly coordinate or lead internal training initiatives;

  • Have a depth of knowledge within the therapeutic area and/or Medical Affairs experience in multiple therapeutic areas that exceeds that of peers;

  • Share expertise and project leadership across therapeutic areas;

  • Identify and confirm opinion leader (OL) status using criteria based selection and validation;

  • Maintain routine contacts with OLs;

  • Research site identification and investigator sponsored studies (ISS) support;

  • Be responsible for advisory board coordination, workshop leadership and/or presentations at advisory board;

  • Coordinate National/International OL engagement with senior management and other key internal partners;

  • Be responsible for presentations to external audiences;

  • Respond to professional requests for information (PIR) in collaboration with Medical Communications (in a timely/accurate manner);

  • Adherence to Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Food & Drug Administration (FDA) guidance for distribution of scientific information;

  • Adherence to SOP and compliance guidelines for all external contacts;

  • Prepare and present data to internal audiences including Medical Affairs (MA) and commercial partners;

  • Be a resource for development of materials for internal and external use;

  • Initiate best practice discussions for MSL team and internal partners;

  • 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;

  • Initiate opportunities for potential organizational collaborations;

  • Ascertain and report current therapeutic area trends and other field intelligence;

  • Regularly review and share current guidelines and treatment protocols for internal review;

  • Regularly report relevant competitive activity;

  • Report new compound development information and potential collaborations when appropriate or requested in line with corporate strategy;

  • Complete and document interactions and contacts within appropriate databases;

  • Complete administrative reports, such as expense reports and status reports in a timely manner;

  • Assist management team with obtaining and communicating MSL metrics to internal partners;

  • Be responsible for advanced resource development and review e.g FDA Ad Com preparation;

  • Lead project teams or task forces within MA;

  • Contribute to product development initiatives in collaboration with Global Product Development or other internal partners;

  • Lead internal training initiatives;

  • Initiate collaborative opportunities with internal partners.

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:

Required Qualifications:

  • B.A./ B.S. Degree;

  • 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, Office of Inspector General (OIG) requirements;

  • Understanding of clinical trial design and biostatistics;

  • Ability to critically evaluate medical literature;

  • Ability to work in a team environment;

  • Ability to build productive work relationships both internally and externally;

  • Ability to work independently and be a proven self-starter;

  • Must have excellent problem-solving skills;

  • Good organizational skills with thorough attention to detail ensuring timely follow-through;

  • Ability to travel and manage a demanding schedule.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Medicine, Nursing or equivalent experience;

  • Five plus (5) + years in healthcare or pharmaceutical industry as a MSL. Clinical development or clinical experience may substitute for MSL experience;

  • Post-doctoral residency/fellowship training in one or more respective therapeutic areas associated with Bayer Healthcare’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.

Your application

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.

Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans

Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.

Country:United States

Location:Residence Based, DE-Wilmington, DE-Dover