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Medical Science Liaison - South Central U.S.

Company: MEI Pharma, Inc.
Location: San Diego
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary: MEI Pharma is a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company committed to the development and commercialization of novel, best-in-class, cancer therapies intended to improve outcomes for patients. Our approach is to fully understand and leverage the mechanisms and properties of our drug candidates to optimize the balance between efficacy and tolerability to best meet the needs of patients with cancer. Reporting to the Director of Medical Affairs, the Medical Science Liaison (MSL) is a field-based member of Medical Affairs who develops and enhances professional relationships with medical thought leaders, investigators, and key medical organizations through scientific exchange. The MSL identifies collaborative opportunities with key thought leaders and provides medical information through medical/scientific discussions and presentations in a balanced, non-promotional manner. This is research-focused and a highly visible role within the MEI team. It is a challenging position in a fast-paced setting that requires a highly motivated, self-starter. The role is performed in accordance with all applicable legal, regulatory and professional guidelines. Role & Responsibilities:

  • Identifies specific oncology Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs), establishes and maintains scientific relationships with KOLs, and identifies opportunities for collaborations
  • The MSL ensures the appropriate dissemination of clinical and scientific information regarding MEI's oncology pipeline compounds
  • Collaborates with the in-house Clinical Operations and Clinical Development teams to enhance patient enrollment in company-sponsored clinical trials, identify appropriate clinical trial. sites, and provide clinical and scientific updates to investigators in ongoing studies
  • Contributes to regional and national/international congress strategies
  • Provides scientific and medical support at national/international congresses and regional medical meetings
  • Develops succinct summaries of key information learned through medical meeting attendance and field activities
  • Contributes to the planning and execution of scientific panels and meetings
  • Provides timely feedback and information on emerging clinical trends to internal staff
  • Facilitates and manages investigator-initiated studies
  • Contributes to publication planning and other medical communications activities
  • Contributes to the development of educational slide decks
  • Supports training of external presenters on behalf of MEI research and products
  • Ensures all activities are compliant with MEI's company policies
  • Supports the launch of MEI-approved products and acts as field-based expert resource to MEI cross-functional team member Qualifications:
    • Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities
    • Respectful, accountable and collaborative
    • Ability and desire to work in a collaborative team
    • Excellent time management skills to balance multiple responsibilities and to meet deadlines
    • A solid professional reputation for interacting productively with thought leaders in the field
    • Able to spend a significant amount of time in the field Job Requirements and Education:
      • Advanced scientific degree (MD, PhD, PharmD, DSc, BE/BC) with at least 3 years of Hematology/Oncology MSL experience
      • Lymphoma experience is strongly preferred
      • Excellent presentation and communication skills
      • Strong understanding of clinical and scientific data
      • An understanding of the oncology drug development process
      • Ability to create materials such as reports and presentations for internal and external groups
      • Approximately 50-60% travel is required; overnight travel required as needed
      • Must possess a valid driver's license and a good driving record ADA Notations:
        • Ability to sit for long periods of time, handling, feeling with hands, reaching with arms
        • Regular communication (hearing/speaking)
        • Lifting up to 25 lbs
        • Routine office duties including computer keyboard use
        • Vision requirements include close vision and ability to focus
        • Noise conditions range from quiet to moderate

Keywords: MEI Pharma, Inc., San Diego , Medical Science Liaison - South Central U.S., Healthcare , San Diego, California

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