Sr. Medical Science Liaison - East Coast

Menlo Park, CA 94025

Posted: 12/06/2019 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Clinical & Scientific Job Number: 16850

Job Description

Sr. MSL / Associate Director/Director MSL

Home based ideally on the Northeast coast


  • Develop scientific and medical expertise in ophthalmology and gene therapy
  • Become an expert on Adverum’ s clinical trials and gene therapy products
  • Build and maintain professional relationships with KOLs and others in the ophthalmology, specifically retina community
  • Be the key Medical link between health care professionals and Adverum to bring questions and concerns to the company and to respond to Medical enquiries
  • Collaborate with Clinical Development to identify potential clinical trial sites, support feasibility assessments and site initiations, and raise awareness to enhance patient enrollment
  • Assist in developing materials for use in medical and scientific communications
  • Attend local, national and international meetings and congresses to stay current on relative science and clinical studies, develop productive collaborations, provide scientific support and staff Medical Affairs booths
  • Act as primary liaison to investigators who proactively express interest in developing and performing investigator-initiated studies
  • Provide clinical support at Advisory Board meetings
  • Lead and/or participate in committee/project teams which support MSL strategies as assigned by MSL leadership
  • Ensure all external interactions are conducted in accordance with company objectives, compliance policies and procedures as well as within legal and ethical standards

  • Demonstrated experience effectively presenting clinical/scientific information required
  • Ability to learn other disease states if necessary
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills required
  • Demonstrated ability to build productive collaborations with medical experts
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel) and associated hardware required
  • Must be a strong team player and effectively interface with internal departments including Clinical Development, Clinical Operations, Translational Research, Technical Operations, Medical Affairs, the office of the Chief Medical Officer
  • Must be willing to travel within a defined territory, to company meetings, and to medical congresses
  • Valid driver’ s license required and must be in good standing
  • Exhibits excellent time management and able to work independently
  • Able to thrive as part of a team and when working independently
  • Knowledge of regulations and practices related to industry interactions with healthcare professionals
  • Must be well organized, polished, proactive, detail-oriented, mature, and have a professional demeanour
  • Time-management skills and ability to manage multiple projects while balancing field interactions


Education and Training
  • Terminal degree (PharmD, PhD, MD, or equivalent) preferred
    • RPh or Masters-prepared Nurse with rare disease MSL experience considered
  • Ophthalmology experience highly desired
    •   Rare disease experience preferred
  • Three years previous MSL experience highly desired
    • Minimum of five years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry considered

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