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Medical Science Liaison, Gyn Oncology

Company: Novocure Inc
Location: San Diego
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:


TheMedical Science Liaison (MSL)is a key position within US Scientific Affairs and works closely with cross-functional partners including Global Medical Affairs, R&D, Clinical Operations, and USBU. The primary role of the MSL is to serve as the scientific interface between Novocure and the healthcare professional communities with respect to communicating scientific information about Novocure products, scientific data and clinical development plans. The position will be responsible for developing and maintaining relationships within the medical/scientific community and providing medical and/or scientific data about Novocure products and research to healthcare professionals. Clinical, scientific, and technical expertise will be maintained through review of scientific literature, attendance at assigned medical meetings, and self-learning.

This is a full-time, exempt, field-based position reporting to the Associate Director, US Medical Science Liaisons.


  • Provide field-based medical information, scientific data and education to HCPs on Novocure's FDA approved and pipeline products
  • Develop and maintain successful relationships with thought leaders, clinical investigators, and other providers in the scientific community
  • Support the Clinical Operations organization, as needed, in Novocure's sponsored research
  • Serve as the primary liaison with investigators interested in discussing and developing investigator-initiated research of Fields, inovitroTM or Novocure investigational products
  • Ensure compliance in all scientific communications and education in disease states of interest to Novocure
  • Attend and provide scientific support of US Scientific Affairs activities and scientific sessions at regional and national congress meetings
  • Provide Novocure with Competitive Intelligence (CI) and disease treatment trends
  • Serve as an internal scientific resource for training and educational support


    • Advanced degree with scientific/clinical background preferred with at least 1-2 years' experience as an MSL, or comparable role
    • At least 2 years of combined oncology or industry experience
    • Must have excellent verbal skills, strong presentation skills, writing skills
    • Possess a proven ability to effectively communicate complex information
    • Must demonstrate fluency in articulating scientific concepts and data
    • Must have good judgment, ability to adapt and change in a shifting environment
    • A strategic, passionate, self-starter who takes initiative
    • Must work well in large and small teams


      • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
      • Ability to travel 60%
      • Ability to work remotely

        Novocure is taking a responsible approach to creating environments that allow us to strive to extend survival in some of the most aggressive forms of cancer by developing and commercializing our innovative therapy.

        As part of our commitment to health and safety COVID-19 vaccines are required for our current U.S. employees. As an Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to provide reasonable accommodations to any qualified individual who because of a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief or practice receives an exemption from the vaccination requirement, provided that such accommodation would not result in an undue hardship for the company. For more information regarding the Novocure's COVID vaccination requirement, exemptions, and verification of vaccination status please ask the Talent Acquisition team.


        Our vision

        Patient-forward: aspiring to make a difference in cancer.

        Our patient-forward mission

        Together with our patients, we strive to extend survival in some of the most aggressive forms of cancer by developing and commercializing our innovative therapy.

        Our patient-forward values

        - innovation

        - focus

        - drive

        - courage

        - trust

        - empathy



Keywords: Novocure Inc, San Diego , Medical Science Liaison, Gyn Oncology, Healthcare , San Diego, California

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