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Senior Medical Science Liaison Psychiatry - West

Location

Colorado

City

Denver

Department

920 - Neurology MSLs

Description

Target city for territory is Denver, CO, Salt Lake City, UT.  Territory includes Colorado, Utah, Nebraska, South Dakota, North Dakota, Wyoming

SUMMARY:

No company knows the brain better. Lundbeck is uncompromisingly committed to the research, development and delivery of targeted therapies for people living with significant psychiatric and neurological disorders. At Lundbeck, we believe life is too beautiful to be interrupted by brain disorders. So, we pursue imaginative solutions, driven by passionate people committed to do the right thing for our patients, our company and our communities. Lundbeck strives to be a leader in depression, schizophrenia, Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease.

For Lundbeck, making a meaningful difference for patients is more than an aspiration: it is a commitment that shapes everything we do. Our advocacy for patients isn’t an invented “company value” – it is at the core of who we are and motivates every individual at Lundbeck. Our ongoing engagement with patient communities is not what you might expect from a pharmaceutical company – we create our own programs to help patients and caregivers not simply manage their conditions but thrive in spite of them.

The Senior MSL will apply advanced field based medical and scientific experience, subject matter knowledge, and skills in supporting medical strategies for Lundbeck compounds. Maximizes and leverages thought leader relationships by identifying mutually beneficial opportunities that meet the strategic needs of internal stakeholders. Participates in and contributes to projects and initiatives that increase the value and productivity of the MSL team and Medical Affairs.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Expands on and leverages thought leader relationships by aligning thought leader expertise with Lundbeck needs
  • Successfully connects thought leaders internally to serve as advisors, investigators, expert guest speakers, or business development partners
  • Executes on MSL goal and objectives and Medical Affairs product plans
  • Applies advanced field-based medical and scientific experience, subject matter knowledge, and skills in supporting Lundbeck medical strategy
  • Regularly collects and interprets medical insights and feedback gathered from scientific exchange with thought leaders and communicates relevent information to internal stakeholders in order to define, update, and support medical strategies
  • Identifies and facilitates investigator initiated trials (IIT) aligned with Lundbeck's medical strategies
  • Upon request of Clinical Affairs, assists in clinical trial support by identifying, evaluating, screening, and providing scientific support to qualified research sites
  • Addresses unsolicited requests for medical information from health care professionals
  • Actively participates in executing Lundbeck's strategy at scientific meetings by identifying relevent sessions, coordinationg MSL meeting/booth coverage, and proactively facilitating thought leader interactions with Lundbeck stakeholders
  • Provides ongoing scientific and medical training within the MSL team and to internal partners
  • Provides clinical presentations and medical information to managed markets and government accounts upon request
  • Identifies and brings forth team needs to MSL leadership
  • Leads, actively participates in and contributes to MSL or cross-functional projects and initiatives
  • Serves as a new hire mentor, field coach, and resource for other members of the MSL team
  • Completes all required training, documentation, expense reporting, and other administrative responsibilities
  • Ensures compliance with all FDA and Lundbeck requirements

REQUIRED EDUCATION:

  • Advanced degree in a health sciences related field

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • 5+ years of healthcare or related experience (clinical practice, research, academic, or managed markets), of which 2+ years are in the role of an MSL within a pharmaceutical company
  • Well versed in highly technical and scientific languages in order to communicate effectively with health care professionals, researchers, and othe external and internal stakeholders
  • Firm understanding of the key phases, processes, and techniques that are involved in pre-clinical and clinical aspects of drug development
  • Possesses superior communication skills (both oral and written), and able to gain the trust and respect of peers, subordinates, and superiors
  • Proven track record of teamwork, leadership, timely decision making, and results orientation in meeting objectives
  • Profeciency in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

PREFERRED EDUCATION, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Masters level or Doctoral degree such as DO, MD, PA, Pharm.D., PhD, NP, or APRN
  • Experience in various fields in CNS such as Psychiatry
  • Experince in clinical practice, research, or teaching

WILLINGNESS TO TRAVEL

  • 50-75% of domestic travel; international travel may be required

 


 

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