Medical Science Liaison, Oncology, Ontario, Canada

Hiring By - Biostaffic


Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Remote Job

Mid-Senior level

Posted 4 months ago
Job details
Incyte is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of novel medicines to meet serious unmet medical needs in oncology and inflammation and autoimmunity. Incyte is committed to the rigorous pursuit of research and development excellence to improve the lives of patients, make a difference in health care, and build sustainable value.
The Company strives to discover and develop first-in-class and best-in-class medicines-advancing a diverse portfolio of large and small molecules.
Job Summary (Primary Function)
The Medical Science Liaison (MSL) is the field-based medical/scientific expert for the company, focusing on engagement with healthcare providers to provide fair/balanced education on appropriate use of Incyte marketed products, understanding the evolving therapeutic landscape, and supporting research collaborations across the Incyte portfolio. MSL must reside in Toronto area.
Essential Functions Of The Job (Key Responsibilities)
  • Identifies, establishes and maintains collaborative relationships with key investigators, institutions, groups and consortia strategic to the safe and effective use of company products
  • Provides education to the medical community on Incyte products and disease areas of focus
  • Increases company visibility and enhances professional interaction with current and future oncology leaders
  • Identifies clinical research opportunities that are consistent with company objectives
  • Represents the primary territory contact for the investigator-initiated research program, facilitating the process from concept submission through publication
  • Identifies and communicates key clinical and research insights from oncology leaders to help shape company research, and to ensure safe and appropriate use of Incyte marketed products
  • Maintains a high level of clinical and scientific expertise through ongoing training and self-education, including attendance at relevant conferences, scientific workshops, and review of key publications
  • Gathers and disseminates competitive intelligence in a compliant manner
  • Collaborates with the North America and Global Medical Affairs teams and takes advantage of opportunities to mentor other MSL team members.
  • Proactively collaborates with the cross-functional Incyte Canada team, including Market Access and Commercial.
  • Substantively contributes to, and provides medical leadership for, NA and Global Medical Affairs and Development programs/projects
  • Provides responses to unsolicited requests for medical information, often in direct collaboration with Medical Information Services personnel
  • Completes accurate and timely reports, project plans, and required documentation requests
Qualifications (Minimal acceptable level of education, work experience, and competency)
  • An advanced degree (PhD, PharmD, or MD), with prior experience in the biotech/pharmaceutical industry, is strongly preferred
  • Prior MSL or relevant experience is required
  • A minimum of 5 years hematology/oncology experience is strongly preferred
  • Broad knowledge of oncology an asset
  • Clinical research experience is preferred
  • Knowledge of applicable treatment, compliance, and regulatory guidelines
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and presentation skills
  • Strong problem solving, decision-making, and negotiation skills
  • Ability to think strategically and apply knowledge and analytical skills
  • Ability to summarize complex scientific information and present in a clear, concise, confident, and scientifically accurate and balanced manner to a range of audiences
  • Ability to network and partner with external customers, including medical thought leaders, academic institutions, research consortia, and practice networks
  • Thrives in a team environment and enjoys cross-functional collaboration; positively contributes to team culture
  • Possesses demonstrable effective leadership skills (by example and through accomplishments), and is able to step forward to handle challenges within scope of authority
  • Demonstrates deep therapeutic competency; stays abreast of trends and new information in the therapeutic/translational science area, as well as the profession at large
  • Approximately 70% domestic travel is required.
  • Fluency in both French and English is required for roles in the province of Quebec.
  • Incumbent must reside in the province for the specific position.
Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications. Management reserves the right to change or modify such duties as required.
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Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Mid-Senior level

Remote Job:

  • Yes

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 14, 2024
Company Overview

Current Openings: 0

Incyte is a global biopharmaceutical company focused on finding solutions for serious unmet medical needs through the discovery, development and commercialization of novel medicines. We are committed to the relentless pursuit of science that can improve the lives of patients. Our unique expertise in medicinal chemistry and biology has enabled us to create a diversified portfolio of marketed products and clinical candidates, the majority of which were discovered by Incyte scientists. We are advancing a growing pipeline of medicines across Oncology and Inflammation & AutoImmunity. Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, Incyte has more than 1,700 employees and operations in North America, Europe and Asia. We are proud to have been recently recognized by Forbes as one of the World’s Most Innovative Companies. Additionally, Incyte has consecutively been named a Top Employer by Science Magazine, placing #2 on the 2020 list. For more information about Incyte, please visit our corporate website at and follow us on Twitter: See our Community Guidelines:
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