Senior Medical Science Liaison — Diabetes — Saint Louis (Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri and Arkansas)

Johnson & Johnson - St. Louis, MO

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Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC, a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Senior Medical Science Liaison - Diabetes - Saint Louis, to cover the following region: (Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri and Arkansas).

Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC is dedicated to providing medical information and consultative support to a number of J&J's pharmaceutical companies. The company's mission is to create the pre-eminent model of scientific excellence in the promotion of public health.

Thriving on a diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees and committed to inclusion. Proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

The Senior Medical Science Liaison (MSL) is responsible for providing fair balanced, objective, scientific information and appropriate product education to health care professionals in compliance with all policies and regulations. She/he must be recognized as having expert knowledge in the therapeutic area by key opinion leaders, and may also serve as a therapeutic area expert to internal business partners as required by business needs. The Senior MSL is responsible for building external relationships with recognized experts in the therapeutic area, with the ability to identify and address scientific communication needs and stay abreast of the current scientific trends.
The Senior MSL may participate in multiple scientific research activities under the direction of therapeutic area leadership. Specific activities may include: 1) participating in Life Cycle Management (LCM) and/or Indication Teams to develop data generation and communication strategies; 2) contributing to planning and execution of medical advisory boards; 3) contributing to research activities such as clinical investigator identification and study/project management; and 4) and contributing to scientific meeting presentations, manuscript generation and other approved data distributions.
The Senior MSL is required to conduct all activities under the direction of therapeutic area leadership, and in accordance with current regulatory and health care compliance guidelines.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Execute approved field scientific communication plan under the direction of therapeutic area leadership and Field/Scientific Directors. Provide appropriate scientific information to opinion leaders and other key healthcare stakeholders using approved scientific content.
Provide clear, informative, fair-balanced and compliant response to medical information requests from healthcare professionals.
May participate in scientific content development under the direction of Scientific Director.
May participate in approved scientific outreach programs to solicit opinion leader guidance.
May participate in US LCM or Indication teams and contribute to data generation and communication strategies, and may contribute to research activities including clinical investigator identification or other study activities as directed by therapeutic area leadership.
May contribute to for planning and/or execution of medical advisory boards under the direction of therapeutic area leadership.
Develop externally focused culture: solicit and synthesize external medical and scientific opinions to derive superior customer insight and drive thought leader engagement and partnership.
Act as medical and subject area expert to specific indications and/or products and/or activities to internal and external stakeholders.
May represent therapeutic area on assigned cross-functional teams.
Collaborate with MSL-Professional Education teams to provide scientific support/coverage of medical meetings.

Desired Skills and Experience

Advanced degree (MD, PhD or PharmD) OR a Certified Diabetes Educator with a Master's degree or equivalent Advanced degree is required.
Experience in working within a matrix environment is desired.
Subspecialty training, working experience and/or substantive research experience in the Diabetes Therapeutic area is required.
A minimum of 5 years working experience after receipt of terminal degree required.
Previous Medical Science Liaison experience preferred.
Extensive interactions with thought leaders in Diabetes is preferred.
Knowledge of clinical trial methodologies and ICH/GCP guidelines required.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact effectively with internal partners in a matrix setting are required.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact effectively with key opinion leaders, health authority, payers and other external stakeholders are required.
Working knowledge of drug development and regulatory approval processes required.
Working knowledge of US health care systems and customers; specifically understanding business models and perspectives of managed care, long term care, public sector payers required.
Working knowledge of regulatory and commercial compliance issues relating to research conduct and dissemination of scientific information required.
Excellent project management skills required.
Excellent skills in collaboration, influencing and communication (both written and oral presentation) required.
Must be willing and able to travel approx. 40% travel within the region (Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri and Arkansas), including some overnight travel is required. Other travel for business meetings as required. Must live close proximity to a major airport and must live within 100 miles the territory border in order to be eligible for consideration.
Must have a valid U.S driver's license and a clean driving record, as incumbent in this role will receive a company car.

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Johnson & Johnson
Caring for the world, one person at a time... inspires and unites the people of Johnson & Johnson. We embrace research and science - bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people. Employees of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies work with partners in health care to touch the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world.

Our Family of Companies comprises:

The world’s premier consumer health company.
The world’s largest and most diverse medical devices and diagnostics company.
The world’s third-largest biologics company.
And the world’s sixth-largest pharmaceuticals company.

We have more than 250 operating companies in 57 countries employing 120,200 people. Our worldwide headquarters is in New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA.

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