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 holds a unique position in respiratory disease, including asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), with a range of differentiated potential medicines in development by leveraging novel combinations, biologics and devices.
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 MSL is responsible for providing medical and scientific support for AstraZeneca's marketed products, new indication and compounds in development.
This is done by:
Developing relationships and engaging in scientific exchange with medical and scientific partners, including Healthcare Professionals and Managed Markets Customers.
Identifying pre-clinical, clinical and post-marketing study investigators in alignment with Medical Affairs objectives; and provide impactful information that enhances the value and proper use of AZ products to internal partners.
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.
Minimum of 3 years of direct patient care experience
Previous experience in the clinical management of respiratory disease (preferred experience in asthma and COPD)
Knowledge of customer segments and market dynamics
Expertise in discussing scientific content and context to multiple audiences
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
Thorough knowledge of regulatory environment
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
Certified Asthma Educator
Experience in Biologics
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.
So, what's next!
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