Senior Medical Science Liaison - Immunology - PIDD/NM/Alpha-

at Takeda Pharmaceuticals in Montpelier, Vermont, United States

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About the role:

Join us as a Sr. Medical Science Liaison – Immunology-PIDD/NM/Alpha-1. The Senior Medical Science Liaison is a field-based, external customer-facing member of the US therapeutic area medical unit team, responsible for analyzing, interpreting and disseminating scientific data, acquiring and translating customer insights, fostering external expert networks, and compliantly connecting customers to Takeda to promote medical strategy and improve patient outcomes. The territory includes DE, MD, NC, SC, VA, West VA. You will report to the Sr. Director, Field Medical.

How you will contribute:

Externally focused KOL/HCP related activities are expected to comprise a minimum of 80% of responsibilities

+ Develop professional relationships with KOLs/HCPs per individual territory plans in consideration of medical strategy

+ Demonstrate advanced knowledge regarding Takeda disease areas and products as well as therapeutic area competitor landscape; interpret complex scientific information and communicate to KOLs/HCPs in a compliant, fair-balanced, and non-misleading manner

+ Support Takeda-sponsored research and help facilitate strategically aligned medical collaborative studies and investigator-initiated research processes

+ Display advanced knowledge of therapeutic area key topics/questions and effectively collect, interpret, and internally communicate medical insights from KOLs/HCPs to inform and refine medical strategies and/or tactics

+ Identify and cultivate partnership opportunities between KOLs/HCPs and Takeda US Medical

+ Participate in implementing medical strategy at medical conferences (e.g., staff medical booth, internally communicate medical insights acquired through poster/session attendance and KOL/HCP interactions)

+ Within defined timelines and quality standards, respond to unsolicited HCP medical information inquiries referred by Medical Information

+ Complete all required customer activity documentation (e.g., CRM entries, insights capture, etc.), training, expense reporting, and other administrative responsibilities in a timely, accurate, and compliant manner

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

+ Doctoral degree in life/health sciences is preferred (PharmD, MD, PhD, or equivalent), Master’s degree in health sciences (MSN, NP or PA) is the minimum requirement

+ Minimum of 2 years of experience post-doctorate as a field-based medical science liaison (MSL) in the pharmaceutical industry is required

+ Execution of activities within legal, regulatory, and compliance requirements

Other desired experience and skills include:

+ Distribution of complex scientific data to healthcare audiences

+ Relevant therapeutic area knowledge and expertise

+ Clinical, research, and/or teaching experience

+ Ability to work effectively in virtual and cross-functional teams

Travel Requirements:

+ Must be 18 years of age or older with valid driver’s license and an acceptable driving record

+ Able to travel 70% of the time, including ability to travel overnight and occasionally on weekends

+ Must have authorization and ability to drive a company leased vehicle or rental

What Takeda can offer you:

+ 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan

+ Tuition reimbursement Company match of charitable contributions

+ Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings

+ Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days

+ Community Outreach Programs

More about us:

At Takeda, we are transforming patient care through the development of novel specialty pharmaceuticals and best in class patient support programs. Takeda is a patient-focused company that will inspire and empower you to grow through life-changing work.

Certified as a Global Top Employer, Takeda offers stimulating careers, encourages innovation, and strives for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.

Absent an approved religious or medical reason, all US field-based employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, as a condition of employment.

In accordance with the CO Equal Pay Act, Colorado Applicants Are Not Permitted to Apply.

EEO Statement

Takeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.


USA – NC – Virtual

Charleston, SC, USA – OH – Toledo, Washington DC, USA

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Job Posting: JC224194201

Posted On: Sep 19, 2022

Updated On: Nov 10, 2022