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Senior Medical Science Liaison - Neurology

Location

Texas

City

Dallas

Department

920 - Neurology MSLs

Description

Senior Medical Science Liaison (MSL) - Neurology

Territory includes Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma and Texas. Candidates need to reside within the territory geography with proximity / access to a major airport.                           

SUMMARY: 

No other global pharmaceutical company is focused solely on the brain. Lundbeck’s global legacy in neuroscience goes back seven decades, and with it comes a tremendous level of expertise, commitment and responsibility to patients. We are radically changing the future, investing in long-term plays in research. As we define tomorrow, there is no question that the here and now is critical to bridge the future. Therefore, we continue to bring forward therapies to address symptomatic improvements to help people live better lives, while simultaneously pursuing disease-modifying treatments in pursuit of a cure.

Lundbeck operates within a unique corporate ownership structure: our company is 70% owned by a foundation established by the wife of our founder to ensure our continued ability to conduct difficult and time-intensive research. The Lundbeck Foundation contributes nearly $100 million to life sciences research each year and an additional 1 million euro for The Brain Prize to advance neuroscience research.

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 relevant sessions, coordinating 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:

  • Accredited 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 other 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 ability 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
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

PREFERRED EDUCATION, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

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

WILLINGNESS TO TRAVEL

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

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