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Senior Medical Science Liaison (Pacific Northwest)

Seattle, MA

Posted: 06/14/2022 Industry: Scientific and Life Sciences Job Number: 14507

Job Description

Connexion’s mission is to provide "best in class" services to job seekers. We strive to achieve excellence in job placement, staffing, and recruiting services while treating candidates with the professionalism and respect they deserve.


Title Senior Medical Science Liaison

Hiring Organization: Connexion Systems & Engineering

  • Duration: Perm
  • Pay rate: $ 160-180k
  • Job Location: Pacific Northwest (Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Northern CA)
  • Job# 14507


Senior Medical Science Liaison


Overview: The Senior MSL is an experienced oncology professional with scientific, clinical, and therapeutic area expertise responsible for providing medical expertise on all the company’s assets in development. The Senior MSL is a highly valuable member of the Global Medical and Scientific (GMSA) team who represents the company externally by engaging in highly credible scientific discussions with targeted Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs), internal stakeholders, clinical trial investigators, access stakeholders and other healthcare professionals to help support the medical objectives at the company. We are looking for someone who approaches the role with thoughtful consideration of the future and is willing to take risks.



  • Identifies and develops creative, innovative approaches for external engagement
  • Partners with leadership to develop strategies that will adapt medical affairs to the evolving external environment
  • Understands oncology treatment paradigms, key stakeholders, and healthcare landscape within the designated coverage area (regionally and/or locally) and within assigned institutions.
  • Identifies disease concepts and compound characteristics that can be leveraged into product differentiation
  • Represents the company at educational events, programs, medical meetings and scientific congresses
  • Identify, engage, and cultivate relationships with key opinion leaders (KOLs), clinicians, investigators, and other HCPs within academic and community settings in accordance with compliance guidance for Medical Affairs activities.
  • Identifies and engage key KOLs, HCPs, and investigators in scientific exchange on disease landscape & the company’s assets.
  • Serves as a key member of the company’s GMSA team to share actionable insights/learnings to help inform and develop the medical strategy.
  • Collaborates with other cross-functional internal team members (i.e., commercial, payer/access, clinical development) to share regional/local insights/learnings and contribute to respective strategies.
  • Provides support for congress meetings, including scientific coverage, competitive intelligence, medical booth staffing and external engagements.
  • Delivers medical/scientific presentations to internal & external stakeholders.
  • Responds to external inquiries and deliver appropriate clinical and scientific information
  • Responsible for individual documentation of field engagements and contributes to aggregate reporting of the Field Medical Team activities and value to the company.
  • Responds to external inquiries and deliver appropriate clinical and scientific information
  • Represents the company at select scientific congresses and professional society meetings
  • Travels to meetings, face-to-face engagements, as required, estimated at 60%.



  • An advanced degree in a scientific field (MD, PharmD, Ph.D., DNP) is required
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience as a Medical Science Liaison in the biopharmaceutical industry with a focus on hematology/oncology
  • Strong scientific acumen, preferably a background in hematologic and/or solid tumor malignancies
  • Exemplary verbal and written communication skills, including formal presentation skills, and well-developed interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of oncology customer segments and market dynamics
  • Demonstrated expertise in building relationships and participating in credible scientific exchange with multiple audiences
  • Strong analytical skills: ability to understand and interpret clinical research
  • Resourceful, flexible, and ability to adapt to changing conditions in a fast-paced organization
  • Motivated, self-starter who engages quickly, rolls up their sleeves and operates very effectively in a high-performance smaller, biopharmaceutical organization
  • Working knowledge of CRM systems and advanced knowledge of Microsoft 365 (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint), and a strong aptitude for adapting to new software and apps
  • Thorough knowledge of local compliance



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