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Medical Science Liaison, Hematology

Reference Number: 3113
Location: Northeast

Our client is a global, research-based biopharmaceutical company.  They have asked us to assist them in their search for a Medical Science Liaison, Hematology.

The Medical Science Liaison (MSL) is a field based scientific expert that strategically supports the research and business objectives of a designated therapeutic area across the product life cycle. MSLs are the primary communicators of the company and are viewed as peer scientific experts in a designated therapeutic area. They combine strong business acumen, market awareness, as well as clinical expertise, and serve as a conduit of information to multiple cross-functional partners.  Based on therapeutic needs and product life cycles, teams will focus on certain field and medical/scientific responsibilities.  This person will be responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.

Major tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Supports research initiatives across development at the request of Medical Affairs to include but not limited to, site evaluation and identification, recruitment, investigator meetings, and opinion leader identification.
  • Identifies, gains access to, and develops professional relationships with External Experts (EEs) in therapeutic areas of interests within assigned geography.
  • Provides education relative to disease state and the company’s products across the product lifecycle to healthcare providers and researchers.
  • Develops and communicates a professional growth plan focused on the continued building of personal strengths in business and scientific acumen.
  • Continually educates self on global market issues/trends and product knowledge as it pertains to specific business responsibilities in key therapeutic areas.
  • Takes personal responsibility for and actively manages professional development.
  • Works with internal customers to develop and execute a territory plan designed to support and meet shared business objectives.
  • Inputs and maintains internal database as it relates to activities in their geography.
  • Marketplace preparation in new therapeutic areas of interest, which includes creating awareness and relationships for the company in the Medical community.
  • Serves as a scientific resource to cross-functional business partners as appropriate to support activities such as Medical Congress staffing, Advisory Boards, and training initiatives.
  • Serves as a scientific resource to commercial colleagues to provide support for answering unsolicited Medical questions, adverse event reporting, and other clinically related Medical information issues.
  • Serves as a scientific resource to cross-functional business colleagues to provide support for answering unsolicited Medical questions, adverse event reporting, and other clinically related Medical information issues.
  • Provides and supports clinical information needs within an assigned geography and supports the Global Medical Affairs team and corporate needs by meeting targeted goals relevant to specific EEs.
  • Supports local clinical and cross-functional business partners. Provides support for clinical initiatives, executes a territory business plan and team tactical plan supporting clinical and Therapeutic Area needs.
  • Meets assigned project deadlines and achieves annual impact goals.

We seek candidates with the following qualifications:

  • Advanced degree required in a relevant scientific discipline.
  • Doctorate degree strongly preferred in a health science or clinical discipline.
  • At least 3 years of clinical, scientific/research, or industry related experience.
  • MSL must possess advanced problem solving and analytic skills to be able to identify and translate specific territory and corporate needs, into an action that will achieve objectives.
  • Previous pharmaceutical industry experience within Oncology/Hematology highly preferred.


Do you have the skills and experience we seek and want to advance your career with one of the world’s leading companies? If so, please email your resume as a Word attachment to us, reference 3113. No calls or faxes, please. Include your daytime phone number and we will contact you confidentially or reply to your email.