Medical Science Liaison - North Texas

Hiring By - Biostaffic

 BioPharma

Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Remote Job

Mid-Senior level

Posted 4 months ago
Job details
The Medical Science Liaison (MSL), a field-based extension of the Medical Affairs team, is an expert on argenx’s scientific data, products and trials, and is responsible for engagement with Key Opinion Leaders at academic and community centers, including potential and confirmed clinical research sites.
  • The MSL will represent and reflect argenx’s values as a science-driven, patient-centric organization developing innovative medicines for patients and always upholding the highest ethical standards
  • The MSL will support KOL development and advocacy while serving as a strategic field partner with cross-functional colleagues
  • The MSL is critical in understanding the management of diseases of interest, mapping the patient journey, identifying unmet medical needs and data gaps and gathering and sharing insights to enhance patient care
  • The MSL will identify clinical trial sites and opportunities for research, work closely with clinical development colleagues to coordinate with external stakeholders, support execution of clinical studies and build productive collaborations
This position is remote and will cover the following states: Northern Texas (including Dallas), Oklahoma
Roles And Responsibilities
  • Expert medical resource and argenx ambassador
    • Develop and continuously maintain the highest scientific and medical expertise of all relevant diseases, products, development plans, and be acknowledged internally and externally as an expert
    • Identify and develop productive collaborations with Key Opinion Leaders, other important customers and stakeholders, including professional organizations
    • Support the development and implementation Strategic Territory Plans to advance Medical Affairs strategy
    • Maintain a high level of knowledge of and appropriately implement current local pharmaceutical regulation and ensure implementation of argenx policies and procedures
  • Scientific/medical exchange and education, and insight generation
    • Ensure timely and informative scientific/medical exchanges with external stakeholders that accurately reflect scientific data and research objectives
    • Deliver high quality scientific/medical education in a variety of settings, including related to disease states of interest, clinical studies, investigational products, licensed products and obtain valuable insights that can be disseminated throughout the organization
    • Implement Medical Affairs tactics to assess potential new indications, including the treating community, patient pathways, diagnostic practices and management
    • Coordinate the timely and appropriate response to external Medical Information enquires
    • Identify potential high-impact medical research projects and publication opportunities, in line with argenx identified areas of interest
    • Attend appropriate local, national, and international meetings and congresses to gather intelligence, develop productive collaborations, assist personal education, ensuring insights are shared within argenx
    • Ensure all external interactions are conducted in accordance with argenx objectives, compliance policies and procedures as well as with established legal and ethical standards
    • Ensure all relevant knowledge, including activities and interaction with important contacts is systematically captured and disseminated within argenx as appropriate
  • Clinical trial education and support
  • In collaboration with argenx clinical development and operations teams:
    • Identify potential investigators and centers for participation in clinical research, support feasibility assessments and site initiation, and develop and maintain productive collaborations
    • Conduct training with CRO, CRAs and study site staff as required
    • Develop and execute the optimal site contact plan ensuring to build and maintain productive collaborations with sites to support clinical research and KOL development and advocacy,
    • Support the resolution of study issues at a site level
    • Escalate any safety reports consistent with argenx policy
    • Provide insightful feedback to internal and external stakeholders as appropriate
    • The MSL is not responsible for advising sites about detailed study specific procedures or making decisions about clinical study operational issues and should refer these to the relevant colleagues
  • Cross-functional collaboration
    • Ensure a close working relationship with all argenx functions, including cross-functional field partners
    • Support cross-functional teams to ensure operations are patient-focused, including rapidly responding to internal and external requests to discuss specific situations and challenges and provide medical affairs support to all stakeholders
Skills And Competencies
  • Ability to quickly understand complex disease areas, treatments and clinical development plans, healthcare landscape, hospital systems, healthcare professionals, and patient journey
  • Demonstrated ability to build productive collaborations with medical experts
  • Excellent communication skills: verbal, written and when giving presentations
  • Able to thrive as part of a team and when working independently
  • Proven track record of delivering results that meet or exceed targeted objectives
Education, Experience And Qualifications
  • Scientific, healthcare or medical degree (PharmD, PhD, MD, DO, NP, PA, RN, MS)
  • 2+ years field-based experience in biopharmaceutical industry
  • Experience in clinical R&D and/or medical affairs preferred
  • Clinical experience in neurology, hematology, immunology, and/or rare diseases is an advantage
  • Knowledge of regulations and practices related to industry interactions with healthcare professionals
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability for 50% travel (may vary by region)
At argenx we strive to create a welcoming and inclusive environment.   Here all applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics. argenx is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
If you require reasonable accommodation in completing your application, interviewing, or otherwise participating in the candidate selection process please contact us at hr.us@argenx.com. Only inquiries related to an accommodation request will receive a response.

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No

Experience:

  • Mid-Senior level

Remote Job:

  • Yes

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 15, 2024
Company Overview
Argenx
Argenx

Current Openings: 0

argenx is a global immunology company committed to improving the lives of people living with severe autoimmune diseases. Partnering with leading academic researchers through its Immunology Innovation Program (IIP), argenx is translating immunology breakthroughs into a world-class portfolio of novel antibody-based medicines.
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