Medical Science Liaison, Migraine

Novartis AG   •  

Scranton, PA

Industry: Biotech/Pharma


Less than 5 years

Posted 413 days ago

  by    Jaclyn Moore

This job is no longer available.

A global healthcare leader, Novartis, has one of the most exciting product pipelines in the industry today. It is a pipeline of innovative medicines brought to life by diverse, talented, and performance driven people. All of this makes Novartis one of the most rewarding employers in our field. We're committed to peak performance, improving the quality of life, and embracing and leveraging diverse backgrounds, cultures and talents to achieve competitive advantage. 

The MSL will serve as a liaison to the medical/scientific community and will be responsible for establishing, developing and maintaining relationships with prominent experts in the Neuroscience Therapeutic Area, and specifically migraine treatment, within the geographic area of coverage. 

*This position will cover a region that includes Pennsylvania/West Virginia/Ohio


• Ensure the appropriate dissemination of clinical and scientific information regarding marketed and pipeline migraine compounds in a timely, ethical and customer-focused manner. 

• Implement medical strategies in collaboration with other Novartis colleagues for designated customers that include potential clinical trial site identification and support as well as review of investigator-initiated research protocols. 

• Work to pair our key customer's educational and research needs with available Novartis resources and will provide the latest emerging data in response to specific healthcare professional inquiries. 

• Comply with all credentialing requirements for any healthcare institution (e.g. hospital) which is part of the MSL call plan, including, among other things, routine background checks, medical testing (i.e., Tuberculosis test) or proof of immunizations, training on facility policies, and adherence to confidentiality and/or HIPPA agreements. 

• Position requires approximately 60% travel.

Position will be filled at level commensurate with experience. 

Minimum Requirements:

• Advanced Scientific degree or equivalent experiencerequired. (PharmD, MD, PhD, or DNP strongly preferred) 

• Minimum of 2years of Postdoctoral experience, or equivalent, in the pharmaceutical industry (preferred) or otherhealthcare environment to provide strategic and scientific/medical direction to national/regional business unit functions. 

• Previous experience in the Neuroscience space, specifically migraine, or related area is strongly preferred. 

• Previous experience in a MSL Field Medical based position is also preferred. 

• Ability to network and partner with important customers, including thought leaders, large group practices, medical directors, and pharmacy directors is required. 

• Must have the ability to gain customer feedback, uncover business opportunities for Novartis and pair customer's unmet needs with available internal resources. 

• Must be a strong team player and effectively interface with otherinternal departments, including Corporate Customers, Regional Business Units, Marketing, Sales, New Product Commercialization, Medical Affairs, Research, and Business Analysis. 

$80K - $100K