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Med Science Liaison I

.pre {white-space: pre-wrap;} Your tasks and responsibilities

The primary responsibilities of this role, Medical Science Liaison I, are to: 


  • Complete core training curriculum and basic Medical Science Liaison (MSL) Certification;
  • Fully participate in therapeutic area updates and/or training initiatives e.g. journal clubs;
  • Attend medical conferences and reviews;
  • Routinely read current publications;
  • Maintain professional licensure with Continuing Education Units (CEU) documentation where applicable;
  • Complete recertification and advanced certification where applicable;
  • Lead journal reviews and team discussions;
  • Coordinate or lead internal training initiatives;
  • Identify and confirm opinion leader (OL) status (through criteria based selection and validation);
  • Maintain routine contact with OLs;
  • Research site identification and investigator sponsored study (ISS) support;
  • Be responsible for speaker training and evaluation;
  • Provide Advisory Board Support;
  • Coordinate advisory board presentation at meetings;
  • Act as a liaison between OLs and internal partners;
  • Be responsible for presentations to external audiences;
  • Be responsible for timely, accurate, specific and balanced responses to professional requests for information (PIR) in collaboration with Medical Communications;
  • Adhere to Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) guidance for distribution of scientific information;
  • Adhere to SOP and compliance guidelines for all external contacts;
  • Be responsible for presentations to internal audiences including medical affairs (MA) and commercial partners;
  • Be a team member for strategic internal projects with cross-functional partners;
  • Establish and maintain contact with relevant medical, research and educational societies within assigned geography;
  • Attend and report on local, regional and national meetings;
  • Identify educational gaps and opportunities within regional and national organizations;
  • Coordinate team coverage of major national meetings including program evaluation, required attendance and high quality meeting reports;
  • Ascertain and report current therapeutic area trends and other field intelligence;
  • Review and share current guidelines and treatment protocols for internal review;
  • Report relevant competitive activity;
  • Report new compound development information and potential collaborations when appropriate or requested in line with corporate strategy;
  • Complete and document interactions and contacts within appropriate databases in a timely manner;
  • Compile administrative reports, such as expense reports and status reports and complete them in a timely manner;
  • Collaborate as an internal scientific expert;
  • Development and review resources e.g FDA Ad Com preparation;
  • Lead project teams or task forces within Medical Affairs;
  • Contribute to product development initiatives in collaboration with Global Product Development or other internal partners;
  • Lead internal training initiatives.


.pre {white-space: pre-wrap;} Who you are

Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values.  More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:


Required Qualifications:


  • B.A./B.S. Degree;
  • Computer literacy and the ability to learn essential software programs;
  • Demonstrated expertise in drug information communication;
  • Excellent project management ability;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Working knowledge of FDA, Office of Inspector General (OIG) requirements;
  • Understanding of clinical trial design and biostatistics;
  • Ability to critically evaluate the medical literature;
  • Ability to work in a team environment;
  • Ability to build productive work relationships both internally and externally;
  • Ability to work independently and a proven self-starter;
  • Excellent problem-solving skills;
  • Good organizational skills with thorough attention to detail ensuring timely follow-through;
  • Ability to travel and manage a demanding schedule.


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Advanced degree in Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Medicine, Nursing or equivalent experience;
  • Two plus (2)+ years in healthcare or pharmaceutical industry as a MSL, clinical development or other clinical experience may substitute for MSL experience;
  • Post-doctoral residency/fellowship training in one or more respective therapeutic areas associated with Bayer Healthcare’s portfolio ( such as Oncology, Hematology/Cardiology, Neuroscience, Diagnostic Imaging, Women’s Healthcare);
  • Didactic teaching experience (i.e., lectures on related topics presented at university type setting);
  • Demonstrated expertise in the drug discovery and drug development process;
  • Established track record in basic or clinical research.


.pre {white-space: pre-wrap;} Your application Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.