Medical Science Liaison / Sr MSL Immunology. Gulf States: Houston/New Orleans/Nashville/Memphis
At AstraZeneca we turn ideas into life changing medicines. Working here means being entrepreneurial, thinking big and working together to make the impossible a reality. We’re focused on the potential of science to address the unmet needs of patients around the world. We commit to those areas where we think we can really change the course of medicine and bring big new ideas to life.
AstraZeneca has a broad pipeline of next-generation medicines in Respiratory & Immunology; the pipeline includes promising assets being evaluated in inflammatory and autoimmune diseases such systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), lupus nephritis, crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, and atopic dermatitis.
The Immunology Medical Science Liaison is a field-based professional with scientific, clinical and therapeutic area expertise responsible for providing medical and scientific support for AstraZeneca’s lupus program and other immunology compounds in development. The Medical Science Liaison engages in scientific exchange with medical and scientific experts, including healthcare professionals and researchers consistent with Medical Affairs objectives.
In this role, you will develop peer-level relationships with medical and scientific experts, , consistent with Medical Affairs objectives; identify pre-clinical, clinical and post-marketing study investigators in alignment with Medical Affairs objectives; provide actionable information that enhances the value and appropriate use of AZ products to internal stakeholders.
Additionally, as the Immunology Medical Science Liaison, you will respond to customer inquiries to ensure focused and balanced clinical and scientific information that supports the appropriate use of AstraZeneca's products and services; deliver appropriate clinical and scientific information that clinically differentiates AstraZeneca products; and provide clinical support and deliver data presentations regionally and nationally.
-Advanced Clinical/Science Degree required (e.g., MD, PharmD, PhD, MSN, NP, PA, etc.). BSN with extensive clinical experience may be considered.
-2+ years of experience in Medical Affairs in the pharmaceutical industry
-Knowledge of customer segments and market dynamics
-Demonstrated expertise in discussing scientific content and context to multiple audiences
-Excellent time management and organizational skills
-Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
-Self-motivated, with ability to work both independently and as a team-Ability to travel (50-70%)
Desirable for this Role:
-Doctoral level degree in a scientific or medical discipline (e.g. MD, PharmD, DO, PhD)
-Extensive Medical Science Liaison experience is highly desirable in candidates without a doctorate level degree
-Immunology and/or rheumatology experience
This position may be filled at the Medical Science Liaison level or Senior Medical Science Liaison level, depending on candidate experience.
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