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Medical Scientific Liaison Oncology-MED003052


MSD is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where MSD has codified its 125-year legacy. MSD's success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.

MSD's Oncology division is dedicated to delivering breakthrough innovations that extend and improve the lives of cancer patients worldwide. Our team of dauntless, forward-thinking individuals achieves this through an unwavering commitment to supporting accessibility to medicine, providing new therapeutic procedures, and collaborating with governments and payers to ensure that people who need medicines have access to them. At MSD, our focus is on innovation and launch execution excellence; we translate breakthrough science into innovative medicines that help people with cancer across the globe.

The objective of the Medical Scientific Liaison (MSL), by virtue of their training and expertise, is to discuss and provide scientific and therapeutic information to Healthcare Professionals and, researchers viewed by their peers to be authorities in their therapeutic field (Clinical and Scientific Leaders).

The MSL interaction with their Audience is built on the credibility of the scientific exchange. This ongoing exchange is possible because of the long-term relationship and the trust that the Clinical and Scientific Leader (CSL) develops with the MSL, due to unbiased information that they supply. All MSL practices are strictly scientific based and therefore non-promotional.

The MSL is responsible for creating early awareness and acceptance of the scientific evidence in support of new and existing MSD products and claims. The MSL also provides relevant scientific background information to CSLs involved in formulary listings, treatment guidelines and Public Health programs.

The MSL will complete his/her tasks in a manner fully consistent with MSD commitment to our Values and Standards, policies, procedures, industry standards and all laws and regulations.

Primary Activities/Responsibilities

Scientific Leaders and other Opinion Leaders

- Share medical information with brand aligned national/regional Key Opinion Leaders and Local Practice Leaders. Shares high level educational scientific information and clinical guidelines, differentiating product attributes and outcomes studies.
- Identify and implements medical initiatives for development of new & existing products.
- Create and deliver presentation of new information on our products to internal and external customers.
- Give medical/scientific support to Area Managers and Sales Representatives.
- Build and maintain advance disease, product & therapy knowledge with other relevant key stakeholders.
- Provide responses to questions from local customers, which are not developed by global or regional.
- Prepare and develop the market for new products and claims/indications, ensuring favorable SL support prior to launch/ roll-out.
- Provide literature search and information services, through expertise in a variety of areas, including the use of computerized medical databases, attendance at state-of-the-art scientific meetings and accurate analysis and interpretation of scientific literature.
- Develop CME-projects with key scientific leaders, key influencers and third parties to facilitate adoption of best medical practices for physicians, health care institutions and patients.
- Develop and continuously update a detailed key opinion leader plan with actionable objectives.
- Support and develops university research rounds, distinguished speaker lecture series and other education programs, designed to transfer information to CSLs at the highest scientific levels.
- Provide to CSLs literature that will allow understanding of the scientific evidence in support of scientific strategy platform.
- Fully integrate the Medical Director on an ongoing basis as well as with pertinent local, regional Medical and other HCP Societies and associations in order to optimize patient outcomes
- Contribute, draft and execute Franchise Medical Affairs plans (MAP).

Interactions with Physicians

- Schedule meetings with Health Care professionals who might be interested in engaging in scientific discussions.
- Provide field based medical information/education to physicians.
- Deliver presentations about latest disease information, diagnostics and treatment as well as MSD product information.

Research Projects

- Bring in investigator initiated studies to the Medical Department (Medical Manager or Medical Director). Follow thoroughly with investigators until publication / presentation.
- Provide support to ClinOps on site identification. Serve as scientific support for product studies.
- Provide suggestions for clinical research (investigator, objectives, design, sites and studies).

Congresses, Symposia and Meetings

- Collaborate, when requested, in the coordination of information on pre-events and summaries post-events. Attend congresses & symposia. Report on the events.
- Represent the Medical Department at Local and European Medical Congresses and Conventions, managing medical education booths.
- Monitor and facilitate pre-Congress abstract submissions to the local Medical Affairs Department, attend poster sessions and oral presentations.
- Assist in CME programs development and organization and participates in scientific committees/ Participate in RSAT.

Advisory Boards

- Assist in Advisory Board activities, including Specialty Advisory Boards, national and regional Advisory Boards and others, when needed.
- Participate and manage Local Scientific Advisory Boards: ongoing studies/ Future studies/Areas of research/Emerging trends/Therapeutic guidelines.
- Participate in International Advisory Boards (when needed).

Supporting responsibilities are

- Medical Training
- Provide Information and Interpretation of the literature to the Field Force.
- Provide clinical education and therapy training support to sales forces, on the Field.


- Degree : MD, DMD, PHD or DVM
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Credibility through scientific knowledge and experience.
- Demonstrated ability to work within a collaborative environment with both internal and external colleagues
- Ability to think strategically and to align medical and commercial strategies.
- Strong communication skills. Ability to effectively present and discuss scientific data, as well as demonstrated strength in public speaking and scientific presentations.
- Previous Pharma experience and clinical experience an advantage
- Previous experience in Oncology- an advantage.
- Fluency in Hebrew and English.
Your role at MSD is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we're counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At MSD, we're inventing for life.

Job: Medical Affairs Generic ONC Job Title:Spclst, Medical Affairs

Primary Location: EMEA-Israel-M-Hasharon

Employee Status: Regular

Travel: No

Number of Openings: 1

Company Trade Name:MSD

About MSD

MSD Ignition is a company built on Customer Satisfaction and Service. That is why all of our products go through regimented test procedures before they are ever packaged and shipped. MSD stands behind our products for one full year after purchase and we have an excellent repair department. Terms of Warranty and Service are as follows: Limited Warranty Autotronic Controls Corporation warrants MSD Ignition products to be free from defects in material and workmanship under normal use and if properly installed for a period of one year from date of purchase. If found to be defective as mentioned above, it will be replaced or repaired if returned prepaid along with proof of date of purchase. This shall constitute the sole remedy of the purchaser and the sole liability of Autotronic Controls Corporation to the extent permitted by law, the foregoing is exclusive and in lieu of all other warranties or representations whether expressed or implied, including any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness. In no event shall Autotronic Controls Corporation be liable for special or consequential damages. This warranty is only valid on products purchased from MSD Authorized Dealers.

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