Medical Science Liaison / Sr. MSL Vaccines-Infectious Diseases: GREAT LAKES
At AstraZeneca, we put patients first and strive to meet their unmet needs worldwide. Working here means being entrepreneurial, thinking big and working together to make the impossible a reality. AstraZeneca has made a commitment to make an impact on the COVID-19 pandemic. With our collaboration with the University of Oxford we have a vaccine which has been authorized in many countries throughout the world. We are hard at work to bring the vaccine to the US through an emergency use authorization. We also have a long acting monoclonal antibody cocktail in trials for use as both prophylaxis and treatment for COVID-19. We have an existing live attenuated intranasal flu vaccine called Flumist, and a very interesting pipeline of products for infectious diseases. The COVID-19 pandemic is challenging humanity in so many different ways, and AstraZeneca is focused on meeting these challenges through our vaccines, medicines, and commitment to patients and the health care professionals who serve them.
If you are patient focused, passionate about developing collaborative relationships with key opinion leaders and would like to apply your expertise in a company that follows the science and turns ideas into life changing medicines, AstraZeneca might be the one for you!
This role is for a field-based professional with scientific, clinical and therapeutic expertise. The Medical Science Liaison/MSL Vaccines-Infectious Diseases is responsible for providing medical and scientific support for AstraZeneca's marketed products, new indications and compounds in development.
This is done by:
Developing relationships and engaging in scientific exchange with medical and scientific partners including Healthcare Professionals in academic institutions, State and Local Public Health, Immunization Coalitions and other advocacy groups, and Managed Markets Customers.
Identifying pre-clinical, clinical and post-marketing study investigators in alignment with Medical Affairs objectives; and providing impactful information that enhances the value and proper use of AZ products to external partners and stakeholders.
Responding to customer inquiries to provide focused and balanced clinical and scientific information that supports the appropriate use of or clinically differentiates AstraZeneca's products and services
Essential for the role:
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 medical affairs experience
Knowledge of customer segments and market dynamics
Demonstrated expertise in discussing scientific content and context to multiple audiences
Excellent project management ability
Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
Thorough knowledge of regulatory environment
Experience in the pharmaceutical industry
Strong leadership capabilities
Must reside in territory
Ability to travel (50-70%) – percentage varies with geography
Desirable for the role:
2+ years’ experience as a Medical Science Liaison in the pharmaceutical industry
Established track record of basic or clinical research
Proven expertise in the drug discovery and drug development process
Experience in Vaccines
At AstraZeneca when we see an opportunity for change, we seize it and make it happen, because any opportunity no matter how small, can be the start of something big. Delivering life-changing medicines is about being entrepreneurial - finding those moments and recognizing their potential. Join us on our journey of building a new kind of organization to reset expectations of what a bio-pharmaceutical company can be. This means we’re opening new ways to work, pioneering cutting edge methods and bringing unexpected teams together.
AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorisation and employment eligibility verification requirements.