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Medical Science Liaison, GI BioPharma, Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA · Healthcare

 The Medical Science Liaison (MSL) is a field-based, external customer-facing member of the Medical Affairs department that facilitates scientific exchange between industry and the scientific community. The MSL is responsible for, with a high level of proficiency, development, and maintenance of professional relationships with prominent healthcare providers and key decision makers as they relate to our products and to raise company, disease state, and product(s) awareness.  This candidate will serve as an individual contributor to achieve scientific and strategic goals in the assigned geographic location as well as work on assigned internal projects.  



PharmD, PhD, NP, other healthcare professional degree, or relevant clinical experience is required. A minimum of 2 years of working experience in the pharmaceutical industry.  Experience as a Medical Science Liaison is preferred but not required. Experience with clinical development or clinical trials is preferred. The ability to clearly communicate with medical office personnel, HCPs and KOLs.  Ability to translate scientific or clinical data into high quality medical information to help HCPs best serve their patients. Advanced scientific knowledge, relationship building and networking skills. Excellent writing and verbal skills. Excellent working knowledge of Word, PowerPoint, Excel and other computer programs. Ability to collaborate with both internal and external stakeholders. Ability to work effectively in virtual and cross-functional teams. Travel of up to 70% required including overnight and weekend stays.



Conduct scientific information exchange and disseminate information to key opinion leaders (KOLs) and health care providers (HCPs) in a compliant, fair-balanced manner.


Build and maintain professional relationships with KOLs/HCPs aligned with Medical Affairs strategy. Provide education and facilitate collaboration with key opinion leaders (KOLs) or HCPs on disease state and therapies.


Within defined timelines and quality standards, respond to unsolicited HCP medical information requests referred by Medical Information.


Demonstrate advanced knowledge regarding disease areas and products as well as therapeutic area competitor landscape; analyze and interpret complex scientific information.


Maintain clinical, scientific, and technical expertise in relevant therapeutic areas and other disease states as RedHill commercialized and pipeline products dictate. 


Develop KOL engagement plans and to identify, develop and maintain long-term collaborative relationships with KOLs within assigned region.  


Demonstrate the ability to gather and translate customer insights, in order to advance medical strategy and improve patient outcomes.

Scientific and medical conference attendance and support including staffing of the Medical Affairs booth and conference reporting. 


Analysis of published literature data for education of internal and external stakeholders. 


Work with internal partners on the review and/or creation of field medical materials as requested.


Participate in training of company personnel, including Territory Consultants (TC) and other groups, on scientific, clinical results and important safety information regarding company products.


Identify clinical research opportunities and serve as the primary contact for investigator-initiated research program, facilitating the process from concept submission through publication.


Substantively contribute to and/or provide ownership for Medical Affairs programs/projects including but not limited to advisory boards, posters, publications and white papers on disease state and therapies with/without collaborative KOLs/HCPs.


Prepare presentations based on scientific/clinical data related to company products and relevant disease states.

May collaborate with Clinical Affairs on identification, recruiting and communication with clinical sites.


Adhere to  our SOPs and ensure vigilant compliance with relevant legal and regulatory guidelines governing scientific interactions with internal stakeholders and external partners.


Other activities deemed appropriate based upon skills and needs of Medical Affairs.


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