Senior Medical Science Liaison - MN

Remote - field based | Medical Affairs

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Job Description

Job Summary

The Senior Medical Science Liaison functions as a highly trained, field-based, scientific expert who engages health care professionals to exchange clinical, scientific, and research knowledge.  Following regulatory and corporate guidelines, they will facilitate and build scientific relationships and collaborations with the medical/scientific community.  This position interacts with local, regional, and national HCPs, societies and organizations.

Job Responsibilities

  • Function as the primary point of contact in the field for Clovis Medical Affairs
  • Appropriately interact with key thought leaders and healthcare professionals
  • In an accurate, fair and balanced manner, exchange scientific information with external parties
  • Intake and manage investigator initiated research interests
  • Report field intelligence to Clovis including competitive information, perspectives about compounds, and the treatment landscape
  •  Provide support to the Clovis clinical development and operations teams through site recommendations, site initiation visits, facilitation of communication, and accrual support activities.
  • Participate in or lead advisory board meetings at the local, regional, and national level
  • Provide internal and external training about preclinical science, clinical data, and outcomes
  • Represent Clovis at medical conferences and provide session summaries
  • Within guidelines, provide cross-functional support across the company by being a scientific resource
  • Develop and maintain an advanced level of knowledge about pertinent studies, compounds, and diseases that would facilitate collegiate and scientific discussions with leading oncology thought leaders
  • Consistently demonstrate a high standard of excellence in the management of assigned territory while also supporting contributing to the success of colleagues and the MSL organization as a whole
  • Sr. MSLs must contribute to the achievement of organizational goals beyond the borders of a geographic territory.
  • With supervision from a manager, Sr. MSLs are expected to lead assigned projects and be accountable for the outcomes.
  • Through routine execution of duties and by specific assignment, Sr. MSLs will serve as a positive role model for other Clovis MSLs.

Skills & Requirements



Must be able to:

·         Quickly and accurately learn, retain, and present detailed scientific information

·         Travel frequently, including occasional weekends

·         Take and follow directions, accept guidance from management, and adjust quickly to changes

·         Present, communicate and facilitate discussions with small and large groups in an engaging manner

·         Be an strong individual contributor as well as a valued collaborator on a team

·         Efficiently and effectively manage time and priorities

·         Demonstrate project leadership while recognizing when input from others is needed

·         Support the achievement of goals while executing all duties in an honest and compliant manner

·         Operate with a high level of integrity, professionalism, and initiative

·         Provide leadership and guidance to other MSLs

·         With minimal supervision, lead projects of a broad scope within Medical Affairs


Education and Experience



·         Accredited doctorate degree in a life-science or basic-science discipline (Pharm.D., D.Sc., D.N.P., Ph.D., or M.D./D.O.)


·         A minimum of 3 years of MSL experience in therapeutic oncology

·         Direct patient care experience is preferred


Working Conditions

·         Frequent travel by ground and/or air is required.  Estimated ≥ 60% time away from remote office.

·         Must have a valid driver’s license, and meet the requirements as defined in the Clovis Motor Vehicle Policy.