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Rheumatology Medical Science Liaison - South Central

ucb bioscience
Job Location
8010 Arco Corporate Dr, Raleigh
oklahoma, OK 73142
United States
competitive compensation package

competitive benefits package

Job Description

To strengthen our Medical Affairs Team, we are looking for a talented individual to fill the position of: Rheumatology Medical Science Liaison – MS, AR, LA, OK, MO, KS
As a Rheumatology Medical Science Liaison (MSL), you will serve as a key field-based scientific partner to healthcare providers and decision-makers, medical professional associations, and internal UCB colleagues. The Medical Science Liaison will be responsible for executing key medical strategies to enhance and positively impact patients living with chronic inflammatory diseases. 
You will contribute by:

  • Maintaining a deep scientific knowledge in the area of Rheumatology
  • Providing effective clinical presentations to internal and external audiences and tailor presentations to meet specific audience needs through peer to peer scientific exchange Providing effective clinical presentations to and foster scientific exchange with internal and external audiences by tailoring presentations to meet specific audience interests  
  • Identifying and supporting potential research projects/collaborations, medical advisors, and educational partnership opportunities
  • Conducting local roundtable discussions and educational programs that aim to enhance UCB’s understanding of unmet clinical needs through scientific engagement with Key Opinion Leaders (KOL)’s
  • Serving as a scientific expert at key medical and scientific conferences, advisory boards, clinical investigator meetings, and internal meetings
  • Delivering the clinical value proposition of UCB products and engaging with key decision-makers in medical groups, IDNs, and regional payers 
  • Reviewing and critiquing scientific publications to help inform healthcare trends in Rheumatology
  • Collecting, analyzing, and communicating information concerning therapeutic area, treatment options, emerging standards of care, and competitive intelligence
  • Assessing feasibility and serving as the primary liaison between UCB and investigator for unsolicited Investigator-Initiated Studies (IISs) from inception to publication
  • Extensive travel (up to 75%) required, including overnights and some weekends



Minimum Requirements:

  • Doctorate degree (PharmD, MD, DO or PhD); will consider NP/PA with clinical experience in relevant therapeutic area
  • 3+ years of field medical experience 
  • Must reside within the assigned territory
  • Valid US Driver’s License and with no more than 3 moving violations in the past 2 years
  • Must complete initial training and successfully pass all assessments within 90 days of hire

Preferred Requirements: 

  • Rheumatology and/or other inflammatory disease experience strongly preferred
  • Prior product launch experience preferred
  • Strong team player with the ability to effectively interface with other internal departments including regional business units, marketing, sales, medical affairs, and clinical operations 
  • Basic business acumen with a solid understanding of the pharmaceutical industry
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of health economic principles and clinical trials
  • Ability to clearly articulate complex scientific concepts in 1:1 and group settings
  • Creative approach to problem solving and ability to work effectively in a constantly changing environment


About Our Organization

At UCB, we come together every day to work, laser-focused, on a simple question: How will this create value for people living with severe diseases? By putting patients at the heart of everything we do, our approach – from discovery to development to delivery – is continuously transformed and designed around patient needs and their journey.

With a team of approximately 7,500 employees worldwide operations in more than 40 countries, we are a global biopharmaceutical company investing more than a quarter of our revenue in cutting-edge scientific research. We are focused on addressing chronic, neurological, immunological, and bone diseases. We are looking for people with passion and empathy who develop a real understanding of patient’s needs and can deliver thoughtful solutions to decisionmakers across the heath care ecosystem.

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