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Medical Science Liaison III - Cardiorenal

Your tasks and responsibilities



1. Maintenance of scientific expertise



  • Complete core training curriculum and basic MSL Certification;
  • Full participation in therapeutic area updates and/or training initiatives e.g. journal clubs;
  • Medical conference attendance and reviews;
  • Routine self-paced reading of current publications;
  • Professional licensure with CEU documentation where applicable;
  • Completes recertification and advanced certification were applicable;
  • Leads journal reviews and team discussions;
  • Regularly coordinates or leads internal training initiatives;
  • Depth of knowledge within the therapeutic area exceeds that of peers and/or Medical Affairs experience in multiple therapeutic areas;
  • Shares expertise and project leadership across therapeutic areas.




2. Opinion leader engagement



  • Criteria based selection and validation to identify and confirm opinion leader (OL) status;
  • Routine contacts with OLs;
  • Research site identification and investigator sponsored studies (ISS) support;
  • Speaker training and evaluation;
  • Advisory board coordination, workshop leadership and/or presentation at advisory board;
  • Coordinates National/International OL engagement with senior management and other key internal partners.




3. Direct scientific exchange



  • Presentations to external audiences;
  • Timely, accurate, specific and balanced responses to professional requests for information (PIR) in collaboration with Medical Communications;
  • Adherence to SOP and FDA guidance for distribution of scientific information;
  • Adherence to SOP and compliance guidelines for all external contacts;
  • Prepares and presents data to internal audiences including MA and Commercial partners;
  • Resource for development of materials for internal and external use;
  • Initiates best practice discussions for MSL team and internal partners.



4. Professional organization involvement



  • Establish and maintain contact with relevant medical, research and educational societies within assigned geography;
  • Attend and report on local, regional and national meetings;
  • Identify educational gaps and opportunities within regional and national organizations;
  • Coordinate team coverage of major national meetings including program evaluation, required attendance and high quality meeting reports;
  • Initiates opportunities for potential organizational collaborations.




5. Ascertain and report current therapeutic area trends and other field intelligence



  • Regularly review and share current guidelines and treatment protocols for internal review;
  • Regularly report relevant competitive activity;
  • Report new compound development information and potential collaborations when appropriate or requested in line with corporate strategy.




6. Complete and accurate documentation



  • Complete and timely documentation of interactions and contacts within appropriate databases;
  • Administrative reports, such as expense reports and status reports completed in a timely manner;
  • Assists management team with obtaining and communicating MSL metrics to internal partners.




7. Collaborate as an internal scientific expert



  • Advanced resource development and review e.g FDA Ad Com preparation;
  • Lead project teams or task forces within MA;
  • Contribute to product development initiatives in collaboration with Global Product Development or other internal partners;
  • Leads internal training initiatives;
  • Initiates collaborative opportunities with internal partners.




Who you are


  • BA/ BS Degree required. Advanced degree in Pharmacology;
  • 5+ years in healthcare or pharmaceutical industry as a MSL is preferred, clinical development or clinical experience may substitute for MSL experience;
  • Computer literacy and the ability to learn essential software programs;
  • Demonstrated expertise in drug information communication;
  • Excellent project management ability;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Working knowledge of FDA, OIG requirements;
  • Understanding of clinical trial design and biostatistics;
  • Ability to critically evaluate the medical literature;
  • Ability to work in a team environment;
  • Ability to build productive work relationships both internally and externally;
  • Ability to work independently and a proven self-starter;
  • Excellent problem-solving skills;
  • Good organizational skills with thorough attention to detail ensuring timely follow-through;
  • Ability to travel and manage a demanding schedule.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Pharmacy, Medicine, Nursing or equivalent experience is preferred;
  • Post-doctoral training or at least two years of clinical or research experience in diabetes, cardiovascular and/or kidney medicine;
  • Didactic teaching experience (i.e., lectures on related topics presented at university type setting);
  • Demonstrated expertise in the drug discovery and drug development process;
  • Established track-record in basic or clinical research.


Your application

Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.

Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans


Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.


Country: United States
Location: Residence Based
Functional Area: [sap_fa_30]
Entry Level: 5