Posted to MedZilla on 6/20/2018

The Medical Affairs Company

US-Midwest, Medical Science Liaison - Oncology Diagnostics- Midwest 1761-MZ



Serving as a field-based extension of the Companyu2019s Oncologyu2019s Medical Affairs Department, the Oncology Diagnostic Medical Science Liaison (Dx-MSL) will represent the Company and its lead compound, currently in clinical development for treatment of solid tumors and companion genetic diagnostic testing procedures.

The Dx MSL will deliver clinical, scientific, and technical education, building long term peer to peer relationships with key stakeholders and establishing rapport by providing scientific education to laboratory directors, pathology and medical oncology HCPs on the role of diagnostic testing. The Dx MSL is responsible for developing, coordinating and assuring implementation of corporate, scientific, and clinical strategies to these thought leaders within academic, clinical, and healthcare organizations. These scientific exchanges will support and/or expand current companion diagnostic concepts, as well as ensure the safe and effective utilization of the Companyu2019s product(s).


  • Provides in depth scientific education on the clinical utility of oncology diagnostic testing and the various technologies/ platforms available 
  • Provides medical support for expanding lab testing capabilities and set up testing protocols
  • Supports acquisition/ implementation of new technologies (through medical grant evaluations, etc.) 
  • Coordinates between client and partner accounts and medical/ technical colleagues at 3rd party labs
  • Supports medical strategies for Company compounds and responds to unsolicited requests for medical information from HCPs and laboratories
  • Develops and maintains strong collaborative relationships with external experts vital to product development
  • Participates in and contributes to projects and initiatives that increase the value and productivity of Medical Affairs.
  • Enhances scientific knowledge of external stakeholders through education and appropriate scientific exchange (clinical presentations at office visits, medical meetings, and other venues as needed).
  • Attends appropriate scientific meetings and remains current of new and emerging scientific information and treatment options in relevant therapeutic areas/tumor types.
  • Collaborates across functions to ensure achievement of key goals 
  • Provides medical support, clinical input, and/or training to internal teams as requested.


  • 2+ years of combined clinical, research, academic or PhRMA (MSL, Medical Affairs, clinical development) experience required.
  • Advanced clinical/science degree: PhD, DO, MD or Pharm. D. preferred 
  • Previous experience with oncology diagnostics preferred
  • Demonstrated expertise in molecular genetics preferred 
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, team, written and verbal communication skills
  • Well-versed in highly technical and scientific languages in order to communicate with key Thought Leaders, Medical Affairs, Research and Development, as well as other key internal and external stakeholders. 
  • Proven track record of teamwork, leadership, timely decision making and results orientation in meeting objectives. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
  • Willingness to travel (up to 75%) within the territory
  • Valid driveru2019s license

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