SR. MEDICAL SCIENCE LIAISON

(LOCATION FLEXIBLE – WEST, CENTRAL OR SOUTHEAST US)

 

Partner Therapeutics (PTx) is devoted to developing and commercializing medicines and combination therapies that can make a meaningful difference in the lives of cancer patients and those with other difficult to treat diseases.  We believe that being a cancer company begins and ends with the patient.  We strive to support patients throughout their treatment journey and offer therapy options for them and their loved ones.

 

PTx has worldwide rights to Leukine® (sargramostim).  As the only FDA approved GM-CSF available in the U.S., we believe Leukine offers important and differentiated benefits to cancer patients and are excited by the opportunity to effectively re-introduce it to the hematology/oncology community with its current label and potential future expansion indications.  Leukine is also the subject of significant scientific interest with multiple ongoing investigator sponsored trials.    

 

We are looking for a highly motivated, versatile and experienced medical science liaison (MSL) with a commitment to excellence and proven track record of successfully engaging healthcare professionals.  PTx has a dynamic, collaborative, scientifically-driven culture and the successful individual will have broad opportunities to be involved cross-functionally and grow rapidly as the organization evolves. Ability to flex, comfort with ambiguity, and facility with problem-solving are critical as we blaze new paths to bring innovative therapies to patients. 

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Develop and maintain scientific relationships with thought leaders in academic and clinical centers based on focused engagement plans, while developing a strong understanding of clinical practice as it relates to areas of interest for PTx. 

  • Adept at providing approved, fair-balanced and timely responses to unsolicited requests for medical information.

  • Support clinical studies and data collection initiatives (including investigator sponsored trials, company sponsored trials and advisory boards) to better establish the safety, efficacy, and commercial viability of PTx products.

  • Deliver clear, concise and relevant clinical/scientific presentations in a variety of settings, including but not limited to internal meetings, advisory boards, investigator meetings, payer discussions, academic/group practice/individual discussions and other venues.

  • Proactively gather insights and provide feedback to cross-functional teams to facilitate a deeper understanding of the unmet needs of patients, HCPs, institutions, policy makers and payers.

  • Maintain clinical and scientific expertise through aggressive self-education, including but not limited to, attendance at relevant congresses, symposia, scientific workshops and through review of key journals. 

  • Participate in business planning including input into the overall medical affairs plan.

  • Support all Medical Affairs strategies and tactics associated with PTx products.

  • Facilitate speaker training and development in compliance with PTx policies.

  • Represent Medical Affairs at scientific/medical symposia, industry councils, and internal meetings as requested. 

  • Provide training, coaching and mentoring to peers and colleagues as needed. 

  • Uphold the highest standards of integrity and ethics; conduct all activities in compliance with legal/regulatory requirements and PTx policies. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Strong orientation toward the patient, customer service, and teamwork.  Commitment and passion for fighting cancer and improving patients’ lives.   

  • Hematology/Oncology experience required

  • 5+ years previous MSL experience required

  • Advanced Clinical/Scientific degree preferred (PharmD, PhD, MD/DO or equivalent)

  • Proven record of developing strong scientific relationships with KOLs/investigators and providing market intelligence and feedback

  • Sound judgement to ensure integrity and compliance with company policies in all activities and communications

  • Outstanding interpersonal, presentation and communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a dynamic, team-oriented environment

  • Entrepreneurial spirit – experience with small biotech organizations and start-ups is a plus. 

  • Flexibility – can adapt to changing direction as our market knowledge expands

  • Ability to travel 50-75% of the time in a large but focused territory as part of a small team

  • Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record

 

KEY CHARACTERISTICS:

 

  • Passion for Patient Care – deep commitment and sense of urgency to help patients.

  • Relentlessly Curious – desire to advance knowledge in both science and business.

  • Embraces Change – thrives in a start-up environment where priorities and processes will evolve.

  • Resiliency – embraces the challenges in accessing stakeholders and overcomes them.

  • Highly Collaborative – directly engages with other field and home office roles to achieve goals. 

  • Self Sufficient and Accountable – requires limited direction while successfully developing a new territory.

  • Excellent Communicator – uses data to effectively engage in the scientific exchange of information.

  • Respect All People – strong desire to be an integral piece of the foundation of a new company.  Embraces the idea that one should learn from everyone. 

 

COMPENSATION PACKAGE:

 

Compensation will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.  Compensation will be comprised of a base salary, performance bonus, equity, and a profit sharing program.  PTx offers a competitive benefit program, including health, vision, and dental insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) matching program, and paid time off. 

 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

 

To be considered for this position, please send your CV to info@partnertx.com.  

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