Chicago, IL, USA
Posted by: Leo Pharma
14 Oct

Senior Medical Science Liaison, Great Lakes

Chicago, IL, USA
Job Description

In this role, you will deliver exceptional medical & scientific expertise and engagement to the healthcare communities of: Indiana, Michigan and Ohio. Our Medical Science Liaisons advance the company’s scientific platform in medical Dermatology and inform company strategy through established dialogues with healthcare decision makers and researchers. This includes engagement with External Experts, HCPs, institutions,  and other organizations within the healthcare and scientific community – for research activities, publications, education, consulting, identification of unmet medical needs of patients and other Medical Affairs/R&D initiatives


What will you do:

  • Field-based scientific and clinical resource, a customer-facing extension of LEO Pharma Inc. Medical Strategy and Scientific Affairs and R&D
  • Engage and develop appropriate business relationships with critical stakeholders including but not limited to academic and community-based KOLs and investigators in dermatology
  • Provide educational and technical information, including response to unsolicited drug information inquiries
  • Establish relationships with Investigators, Medical Directors, and P&T Committee Members as well as Dermatology Association/Society elected leadership
  • Ensure that key stakeholders are appropriately and compliantly educated on disease state, population health and patient care challenges
  • Present and/or moderate advisory boards
  • Create medical slides for review and approval
  • Support unsolicited research requests and facilitate discussion between investigator and R&D
  • Identify potential investigators and provide assistance regarding LEO sponsored research
  • Provide speaker training for speaker bureau speakers
  • Engage in competitive intelligence at society meetings
  • Engage in sales training as appropriate
  • Identify potential acquisition targets and unmet medical needs
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Desired Skills & Experience
  • PharmD, Ph.D., MD, DO strongly preferred
  • 5+ years Previous MSL experience to be considered a Senior MSL
  • Dermatology or immunology background is a plus
  • 3-5+ years prior experience working in pharmaceutical industry or related experience with medical/scientific focus
  • Thorough understanding of Dermatology or Immunology and clinical research, clinical practice experience preferred
  • Ability and willingness to travel ~70% of the time
  • Understanding of current pharmaceutical climate and applicable laws and regulations
  • Ability to develop and execute a territory clinical plan
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in the team and cross-functional environments
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal) to create and foster productive professional relationships with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Adaptive and agile in evolving conditions
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Reside within 45 minutes of a major US airport
  New York, NY, USA
LEO Pharma has embarked on a growth journey to become the preferred dermatology care partner in the world, dedicated to help people achieve healthy skin. We have an ambitious 2025 strategy, which aims to accelerate our impact in innovative therapeutics while strengthening our established portfolio and our global footprint in medical dermatology. Dermatology is an area of rapid growth and LEO Pharma´s vision is to reach 125 mill. patients worldwide by 2025. Our nimble and entrepreneurial environment allows passionate people to innovate and make a visible impact.
 Chicago, IL, USA