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Medical Science Liason

Ontario or Montreal
Job Order: GD-757

Job Description:

  • Responsible for the exchange of medical and scientific data with laboratory directors, physicians and other clinical professionals regarding the company products
  • Works closely with sales and applications to ensure that expectations are set properly with laboratories interested in evaluating the company products
  • Communicates routinely with regional sales and marketing teams to understand the commercial goals of the territory, and ensure that presentations and communications with customers are in line with these goals
  • Identifies and recommends physicians or KOLs as potential participants of advisory boards and speaker bureaus to discuss company products and other medical/scientific topics of mutual interest.
  • Responds to and documents unsolicited requests for scientific information regarding company products, including those in development, as appropriate
  • Travels within the assigned region to establish and maintain relationships within the clinical and medical communities
  • Conveys scientific and medical information to health care professionals to educate them on current topics in diagnostic laboratory medicine, and to ensure awareness and appropriate use of company products
  • Delivers evidence-based scientific presentations to small and large audiences in a manner consistent with the ethical goals and objectives of the company Scientific and Medical Affairs Department
  • Engages in activities as directed to support Scientific and Medical Affairs organization to ensure corporate and department goals are achieved
  • Maintains clinical, scientific and technical expertise via attendance as directed at conferences, technical meetings and symposia, review of scientific journals and partnership with company product and technology experts


Job Requirements:

  • Ability to work successfully in a team environment, and communicate regularly with other MSLs, sales management, applications, marketing, and R&D to understand scientific/clinical information, business strategies, and market dynamics in order to execute the appropriate clinical discussions with customers
  • Ability to rapidly acquire knowledge of applicable disease states that is/are reflected by use of company product(s)
  • Ability to rapidly acquire knowledge of company product(s) as well as the competitive landscape in the molecular diagnostics industry
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with experience writing and publishing materials for peer reviewed publications preferred
  • Excellent public speaking skills required
  • Excellent scientific analytical skills
  • Ph.D. in an applicable scientific discipline, with post-doctoral fellowship training in a biomedical science discipline desired but not required; MD degree with 0-2 years of research experience or residency training desired but not mandatory
  • 1-3 years clinical, medical or scientific experience within a medical device, biotechnology or pharmaceutical company
  • Expertise in Microsoft Windows and Office, specifically Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint, Excel and other popular business software desirable
  • Work is performed in a home office, medical office and laboratory office environments
  • Regularly required to travel up to 75% of the time
  • Bi-lingual French/English


DATE POSTED 2020-10-06

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