ATTR Medical Science Liaison - New York City, Long Island & NYC Suburbs
***Territory – New York City, Long Island, NYC Suburbs***
At AstraZeneca we turn ideas into life changing medicines. Working here means being entrepreneurial, thinking big and working together to make the impossible a reality. We’re focused on the potential of science to address the unmet needs of patients around the world. We commit to those areas where we think we can really change the course of medicine and bring big new ideas to life. As a ATTR Medical Science Liaison, you’ll play a pivotal role in channeling our scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on changing patients’ lives.
The BioPharmaceuticals Business Unit (BBU) creates and executes meaningful therapeutic area and product strategies that are focused on addressing the unmet needs of patients around the world. We are committed to changing the course of medicine and bringing innovative therapies to enhance the quality of life for our patients. The BBU integrates commercial, market access, medical, digital, and corporate functions to drive scientific development and commercial excellence in the core areas of respiratory, cardiovascular, renal and diabetes disease.
As an ATTR Medical Science Liaison you’ll play a pivotal role in channeling our scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on changing patients’ lives. You will be a critical part of the evolution of how AstraZeneca is impacting practice change through innovative technological advances to include targeting high disease burden and low guideline based medical care. Our mission is to partner with health care practitioners to reduce acute episodes, disease complications, hospital admissions and premature death. Through science and innovation, growth and leadership with an emphasis on people and sustainability, we truly put patients first!
What You'll Do:
The ATTR Medical Science Liaison is a field-based professional with scientific, clinical and therapeutic area expertise responsible for providing medical and scientific support for AstraZeneca's CVRM marketed products, new indications for current products, and compounds in development.
In this role, you will engage in scientific exchange with targeted Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs), Key Decision Makers (KDMs), and Healthcare Professionals (HCPs) consistent with the Medical Affairs organization’s and Therapeutic Brand Teams’ objectives.
Additionally, you will identify and engage key customers with scientific expertise and business knowledge of AstraZeneca marketed products and compounds in development. This includes developing peer-level relationships with Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs), Key Decision Makers (KDMs) and researchers consistent with Scientific and Medical Affairs strategy and objectives along with identifying pre-clinical, clinical, and post-marketing study investigators in alignment with the goals of Clinical Development activities and Therapeutic Brand Teams initiatives.
As an ATTR Medical Science Liaison, you will provide actionable information that enhances the value and appropriate use of AstraZeneca’s products to internal stakeholders; respond to customer inquiries to ensure focused and balanced clinical and scientific information that supports the appropriate use of AstraZeneca’s products and services and deliver appropriate clinical and scientific information that clinically differentiates AstraZeneca’s products.
Additional accountabilities include adhering to internal standard processes and complying with regulatory and compliance requirements along with sustaining expertise in disease state management, emerging therapies and the competitive landscape; providing clinical support and delivering data presentations regionally and nationally; demonstrating project leadership and management in and across the field medical team and therapeutic area; training and mentoring within therapeutic area, providing performance guidelines and coaching.
• Advanced Clinical/Science Degree required (e.g., MD, PharmD, PhD, NP, PA-C, etc. – BSN with extensive clinical experience may be considered)
• Knowledge of customer segments and market dynamics
• Demonstrated expertise in discussing scientific content and context to multiple audiences
• Excellent project management ability
• Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
• Thorough knowledge of regulatory environment
• Strong leadership capabilities
• Experience in pharmaceutical industry
• Ability to travel 50-70% (percentage varies with geography)
• Prior Experience treating amyloidosis highly desirable
• 2+ years’ experience as a Medical Science Liaison in the pharmaceutical industry
• Established track record of basic or clinical research
• Demonstrated expertise in the drug discovery and drug development process
The annual base salary (or hourly rate of compensation) for this position ranges from $144,000 to $198,000. However, base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. In addition, our positions offer a short-term incentive bonus opportunity; eligibility to participate in our equity-based long-term incentive program (salaried roles) or to receive a retirement contribution (hourly roles). Benefits offered included a qualified retirement program [401(k) plan]; paid vacation and holidays; paid leaves; and, health benefits including medical, prescription drug, dental, and vision coverage in accordance with the terms and conditions of the applicable plans. Additional details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment. If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.
At AstraZeneca, we 're dedicated to being a Great Place to Work. Where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit. There’s no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients and society. An inclusive culture that champions diversity and collaboration, and always committed to lifelong learning, growth and development. We’re on an exciting journey to pioneer the future of healthcare.
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