Senior Medical Science Liaison (MSL) Psychiatry

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Healthcare - Allied Health



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At Lundbeck, we are tirelessly dedicated to restoring brain health so every person can be their best. Headquartered in Copenhagen with a U.S. home office in Deerfield, Ill., Lundbeck is the only global pharmaceutical company focused solely on brain diseases. Our legacy in neuroscience goes back seven decades and we have a long heritage of innovation. Lundbeck has developed and commercialized some of the world s most widely prescribed therapies for psychiatric and neurological disorders. Today, we remain uncompromisingly committed to improving the quality of life for people impacted by brain disorders. Lundbeck is unique from other biopharmaceutical companies in that we are 70 percent owned by a research-focused foundation. We have a deep and productive pipeline, and we continue to bring forward symptomatic therapies to help people live better lives, while simultaneously pursuing disease-modifying treatments.

Territory - Central

We will consider candidates who live within the territory boundaries with access to a major airport.

Territory consists of: Illinois, Indiana and Michigan

SUMMARY

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 relevant 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
  • Advanced degree in a health science 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 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
  • 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 Psychiatry
  • Experience in clinical practice, research, or teaching
WILLINGNESS TO TRAVEL
  • 50-75% of domestic travel; international travel may be required
Lundbeck is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law, rule, or regulation. Lundbeck participates in E-Verify.
Associated topics: biopharmaceutical, immuno oncology, immunohematology, injury, microbiology, nephrology, physiologist, physiology, protein, toxicologist

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