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Medical Science Liaison, NYC/NJ

Department: Regional Medical Affairs
Location: Field Based

Incyte is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of novel medicines to meet serious unmet medical needs in oncology and inflammation and autoimmunity. Incyte is committed to the rigorous pursuit of research and development excellence to improve the lives of patients, make a difference in health care, and build sustainable value. 

The Company strives to discover and develop first-in-class and best-in-class medicines-advancing a diverse portfolio of large and small molecules.

Job Summary  (Primary function):
The Medical Science Liaison (MSL) is the field-based medical/scientific expert for the company, focusing on engagement with healthcare providers to provide fair/balanced education on appropriate use of Incyte marketed products, understanding the evolving therapeutic landscape, and supporting research collaborations across the Incyte portfolio.  This position will cover South Manhattan, Long Island, Queens, Brooklyn, Staten Island and North New Jersey.

Essential Functions of the Job  (Key responsibilities):

  • Identifies, establishes and maintains collaborative relationships with key investigators, institutions, groups and consortia strategic to the safe and effective use of company products.
  • Provides education to the medical community on Incyte products and disease areas of focus.
  • Increases company visibility and enhances professional interaction with current and future oncology leaders.
  • Identifies clinical research opportunities that are consistent with company objectives.
  • Represents the primary territory contact for the investigator-initiated research program, facilitating the process from concept submission through publication.
  • Identifies and communicates key clinical and research insights from oncology leaders to help shape company research, and to ensure safe and appropriate use of Incyte marketed products.
  • Maintains a high level of clinical and scientific expertise through ongoing training and self-education, including attendance at relevant conferences, scientific workshops, and review of key publications.
  • Gathers and disseminates competitive intelligence in a compliant manner.
  • Takes advantage of opportunities to mentor other MSL team members, and actively contributes to cross-functional US Medical Affairs teams.
  • Effectively executes administrative aspects of regional field activities.
  • Substantively contributes to, and provides medical leadership for, US Medical Affairs and Development programs/projects.
  • Provides responses to unsolicited requests for medical information, often in direct collaboration with Medical Information Services personnel.
  • Completes accurate and timely reports, project plans, and required documentation requests.

Qualifications (Minimal acceptable level of education, work experience, and competency):

  • Advanced degree (PhD, PharmD, or MD), with prior experience in the biotech/pharmaceutical industry, is strongly preferred.
  • Prior MSL or relevant experience is strongly preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years hematology/oncology experience is strongly preferred.
  • Clinical research experience is preferred.
  • Knowledge of applicable treatment, compliance, and regulatory guidelines.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong problem solving, decision-making, and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to think strategically and apply knowledge and analytical skills.
  • Ability to summarize complex scientific information and present in a clear, concise, confident, and scientifically accurate and balanced manner to a range of audiences.
  • Ability to network and partner with external customers, including medical thought leaders, academic institutions, research consortia, and practice networks.
  • Thrives in a team environment and enjoys cross-functional collaboration; positively contributes to team culture.
  • Possesses demonstrable effective leadership skills (by example and through accomplishments), and is able to step forward to handle challenges within scope of authority.
  • Demonstrates deep therapeutic competency; stays abreast of trends and new information in the therapeutic/translational science area, as well as the profession at large.
  • Approximately 50-60% domestic travel is required.

Disclaimer:  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications.  Management reserves the right to change or modify such duties as required.

Incyte Corporation is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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