Do you have expertise in, and passion for Medical Affairs in Oncology? Would you like to apply your expertise to impact the Medical Science Liaison/Sr. MSL role in a company that follows the science and turns ideas into life changing medicines? Then AstraZeneca might be the one for you!
At AstraZeneca, we put patients first and strive to meet their unmet needs worldwide. Working here means being entrepreneurial, thinking big and working together to make the impossible a reality. If you are swift to action, confident to lead, willing to collaborate, and curious about what science can do, then you're our kind of person.
AstraZeneca's vision in Oncology is to help patients by redefining the cancer-treatment paradigm, with the aim of bringing six new cancer medicines to patients between 2013 and 2020. A broad pipeline of next-generation medicines is focused principally on four disease areas - breast, ovarian, lung and hematological cancers. As well as other tumor types, these are being targeted through five key platforms - immunotherapy, the genetic drivers of cancer and resistance, DNA damage repair, HER2 and antibody drug conjugates, underpinned by personalized healthcare and biomarker technologies.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
The Hematology Medical Science Liaison/Sr. MSL is a field-based professional with scientific, clinical and therapeutic area expertise responsible for providing medical and scientific support for AstraZeneca's oncology marketed products, new indications for current products, and compounds in development. The Thoracic IO Medical Science Liaison/Sr. MSL engages in scientific exchange with targeted Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs), Key Decision Makers (KDMs), and Healthcare Professionals (HCPs) consistent with Medical Affairs and Therapeutic Brand Teams' objectives.
The Hematology Medical Science Liaison/Sr. MSL will identify and engage key customers with scientific expertise and business knowledge of AstraZeneca marketed products and compounds in development. This includes developing peer-level relationships with Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs), Key Decision Makers (KDMs) and researchers consistent with Scientific and Medical Affairs strategy and objectives along with identifying pre-clinical, clinical and post-marketing study investigators in alignment with the goals of Clinical Development activities and Therapeutic Brand Teams initiatives.
As a Hematology Medical Science Liaison/Sr. MSL you will provide actionable information that enhances the value and appropriate use of AstraZeneca's products to internal stakeholders; respond to customer inquiries to ensure focused and balanced clinical and scientific information that supports the appropriate use of AstraZeneca's products and services and deliver appropriate clinical and scientific information that clinically differentiates AstraZeneca's products.
Additional accountabilities include adhering to internal standard processes and complying with regulatory and compliance requirements along with sustaining expertise in disease state management, emerging therapies and the competitive landscape.
Advanced degree in Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Medicine, Nursing or equivalent
2+ years of experience in healthcare or pharmaceutical industry, scientific marketing or clinical development
Knowledge of oncology customer segments and market dynamics
Demonstrated expertise in discussing scientific content and context to multiple audiences
Experience with clinical research
Excellent project management ability
Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
Thorough knowledge of regulatory environment
Strong leadership capabilities
Ability to travel (40-60%)
Doctorate in Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Medicine, Nursing or equivalent
Familiarity with the drug discovery and drug development process
Minimum of 3 years' experience in Oncology (academia, pharmaceutical, or other)
Pharmaceutical industry experience in hematology
At AstraZeneca when we see an opportunity for change, we seize it and make it happen, because any opportunity no matter how small, can be the start of something big. Delivering life-changing medicines is about being entrepreneurial - finding those moments and recognizing their potential. Join us on our journey of building a new kind of organization to reset expectations of what a bio-pharmaceutical company can be. This means we're opening new ways to work, pioneering cutting edge methods and bringing unexpected teams together. Interested? Come and join our journey.
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