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Medical Science Liaison, Mountain West

Department: US Medical Affairs
Location: Mountain West Region

Medical Science Liaison –US Medical Affairs – Mountain West  

 The candidate for this position will be responsible for the facilitation and development of relationships with, and communication of product-related information to, members of the scientific/medical community, including health care providers, research investigators, institutions, cooperative groups, consortia, managed care organizations, and P&T committees.  The MSL will serve as a content expert on Incyte products and disease areas, providing information on developments in research and medical management for approved Incyte agents and compounds in the development pipeline. This position will report to the Director - Medical Science Liaisons (within US Medical Affairs).  

 The geography for this MSL position will include Utah, Arizona and Southern California (the greater San Diego area and Orange County). Optimal candidate location would be Salt Lake City, Phoenix or San Diego. Travel is required and will be approximately 60%.


  •  Identifies, establishes and maintains collaborative relationships with key investigators, institutions, groups and consortia strategic to the safe and effective use of company products
  • Participates in medical education for healthcare professionals, including formulary committees, through presentations at appropriate venues

  • 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 regional contact for the investigator-sponsored trial program, facilitating the process from concept submission through publication

  • Provides investigators with technical support for study development

  • 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 clinical expertise through aggressive 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 participates in 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 administrative reports, project plans, and required documentation requests


Minimum Requirements: 


  • An advanced degree (M.D., Ph.D. or Pharm.D.) with prior experience in the biotech/pharmaceutical environment or other relevant healthcare associated role

  • Ability to travel up to 60% of the time

  • A minimum of 5 years hematology/oncology experience

  • Clinical trial experience is preferred

  • Knowledge of treatment guidelines (NCCN, ASCO, ASH, ESMO, etc.), clinical research processes, FDA regulations, CMS reimbursement coverage process, and OIG guidelines

  • Excellent interpersonal communication and presentation skills

  • Ability to network and partner with important external customers, including medical thought leaders, academic institutions, large group practices, NCI Cooperative Group leadership and members, medical directors of medical groups or insurance carriers, as well as pharmacy directors

  • Thrives in a team environment and enjoys cross-functional collaboration

  • Highly articulate and self-confident during formal and informal presentations; able to convey complex, scientific ideas fluently to any audience

  • 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

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.

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