Senior Medical Science Liaison - Specialty - Hepatology



Multiple locations
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Are you energized by leadership, education, and development of partnerships with key External Experts and Professional Bodies? If so, this Field Based Senior Medical Science Liaison role could be an ideal opportunity to explore.

Job Territory: This is a field-based position covering territory in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, DC, and New Jersey. Must reside within the territory and be accessible to an airport.

As Field Based Senior Medical Science Liaison, you will be responsible for execution of the external engagement strategy aligned to the therapeutic portfolio, as well as implementation of the external engagement plan aligned to therapy area strategies and driving a consistent approach to carrying out engagement activities in the field.

This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career, these responsibilities include some of the following…

  • Takes initiative for the benefit of others and positively impact team culture by acting as a role model of GSK values and expectations, coach, mentor for new or less experienced MSLs on processes, technical and behavioral competences.

  • Serving as an established leader and serve in an acting up capacity for the Field Directors, including resolving difficult situations.

  • Acting independently as a lead with the office-based medical affairs or research and development teams as a product lead on Medical Matrix teams, Medical Commercial Strategy Teams or other internal initiatives important to the business. This could include leading a GSK-sponsored Advisory Boards as requested and in accordance with the applicable policies or a lead at a key scientific meeting. Leading the GSK or ISS/Collaborative Sponsored studies for the therapeutic area working with the Clinical Teams on milestone achievements.

  • Are expected to be agile and adaptable in order to interface and provide value across a continuum of both Internal and External Stakeholders (External Experts and other healthcare professionals within assigned geography/therapy area, investigators and potential investigators, professional societies, advocacy groups, and formulary decision makers) in a non-promotional manner and be responsive to unsolicited inquires

  • Provides scientific training to colleagues within field medical team, or the scientific training lead for GSK sales representatives regarding GSK products and the conditions they treat utilizing approved Sales Training materials.

  • Builds strong scientific acumen by identifying education gaps and leading one or more scientific or strategic TA projects to elevate the team acumen or increase visibility of the team

  • Diverse problem solving with limited information available. Able to anticipate medium to long term issues

  • Disseminate important safety information to the healthcare profession as directed by the Medical Affairs or Research and Development teams or the Dear Healthcare Provider Letter (DHPL) process.

  • Conduct scientific exchange for a GSK medicine that is on label or consistent with the label to inform and educate HCPs on the appropriate use of our medicines in patients. Deliver scientific / pipeline presentations to formulary committees and HCPs per documented unsolicited request

  • Attend both national and regional scientific/medical meetings to gain medical voice of the customer on recent data being presented on products and disease states of interest to GSK

  • Support clinical development activities and programs including GSK and Investigator sponsored studies as well as collaborating with R&D staff to improve site performance. Provide general insight into GSK research interests and field inquiries regarding investigator sponsored scientific or clinical research projects.

Why you?

Basic Qualifications:

We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:

  • Pharm. D or Ph. D., DNP or MD (with a medical or clinical focus)

  • 3 or more years of pharmacology and pharmacotherapy in humans and has experience practically applying this knowledge in a clinical setting

  • Experience presenting in both one-on-one and group settings

  • Must live within territory specified

Preferred Qualifications:

If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:

  • Proven track record of consistent, high performance within Field-Based Medical Affairs

  • Solid grounding in clinical, medical, and pharmaceutical science with demonstrated ability to rapidly assimilate specific and detailed knowledge in these areas. Experience evaluating and effectively communicating evidence-based medicine with strong scientific communication and presentation skills.

  • Leadership skills and experience, including high business acumen, stakeholder management, as well as successful project participation and completion.

  • Demonstrated excellence in mentoring fellow MSLs, leading complex field based medical team initiatives, participating in and representing field-based medical on internal cross-functional team, and contributing to strategic planning and development of team’s objectives.


Please visit GSK US Benefits Summary to learn more about the comprehensive benefits program GSK offers US employees.

Why GSK?

Uniting science, technology and talent to get ahead of disease together.

GSK is a global biopharma company with a special purpose – to unite science, technology and talent to get ahead of disease together – so we can positively impact the health of billions of people and deliver stronger, more sustainable shareholder returns – as an organisation where people can thrive. We prevent and treat disease with vaccines, specialty and general medicines. We focus on the science of the immune system and the use of new platform and data technologies, investing in four core therapeutic areas (infectious diseases, HIV, respiratory/ immunology and oncology).

Our success absolutely depends on our people. While getting ahead of disease together is about our ambition for patients and shareholders, it’s also about making GSK a place where people can thrive. We want GSK to be a place where people feel inspired, encouraged and challenged to be the best they can be. A place where they can be themselves – feeling welcome, valued, and included. Where they can keep growing and look after their wellbeing. So, if you share our ambition, join us at this exciting moment in our journey to get Ahead Together.

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