Medical Science Liaison, Midwest Region Dermatology job in Chicago
|Employer:|| Sun Pharma|
|Job Type:||Full Time|
Sun Pharmaceuticals Industries Inc. is the fifth largest generic pharmaceutical company in the world, and rapidly building brand presence. We manufacture, market and distribute pharmaceuticals to the nation’s largest wholesalers, distributors, warehousing and non-warehousing chain drugstores as well as managed care providers. Our goal is to continue to develop and market quality products that bring value to our customers and ultimately the patient. Current manufacturing capabilities allow Sun Pharma to develop products across most therapeutic categories.
At Sun Pharma we believe our people are an invaluable asset. Our culturally diverse workforce is one of our biggest strengths, along with the rich experience they bring across varied skill-sets. We are proud that our global workforce is bound by our common values:
Humility. Integrity. Passion. Innovation
The Medical Science Liaison (MSL) will represent Sun Pharmaceutical (SUN) and Tildrakizumab (MK-3222), licensed by a Sun affiliate from Merck. This product is a late stage investigational humanized, anti-IL-023p19 monoclonal antibody that binds specifically to IL-23p19, designed to selectively block the cytokine IL-23. Tildrakizumab is currently being evaluated in Phase 3 registration trials for treatment of chronic plaque psoriasis, which was recently FDA approved. Other potential treatment indications for Tildrakizumab, may be evaluated.
The MSL will primarily identify and engage with a targeted group of national and regional thought leaders/healthcare professionals (HCPs) as well as payers and managed care accounts, providing the consistent delivery of educational and compliant scientific information in support of Tildrakizumab. The MSLs will engage with HCPs, NPs, & PAs who are in clinical practice caring for psoriasis patients, and who are actively engaged in using biologics for the care of their psoriasis patients. They will be trained to respond to complex inquiries in a scientific, fair-balanced, compliant manner serving as a critical field medical resource to these HCPs and also, internal SUN sales and managed markets constituents.
Duties and Responsibilities
You will support a territory that includes: Wisconsin, Illinois and Indiana
Interact with healthcare providers and thought leaders to communicate and advance the scientific platform as aligned with SUN’s corporate goals and objectives.
Communicate complex scientific information and research concepts to HCPs
Provide clinical and economic value information to payers and formulary decision makers
Identify and train members of SUN’s speakers’ bureau and ensure they are updated on new data
Respond to requests for investigator sponsored research (ISS) proposals and transit them into Sun and present the research to Sun for review. They will become the point of contact with the HCPs if ISS research is accepted and funded by Sun
Support SUN sponsored research
Provide feedback based on field interactions with healthcare providers and Thought Leaders to SUN stakeholders
Respond to scientific inquires consistent with the MSL compliance standards,
Foster scientific relationships between SUN and Fellows in training
Lead and/or participate on committees or project teams that support MSL strategies and tactics as delegated by MSL leadership
Seek out opportunities to support the MSL value proposition, achieve results and set an example for others to follow by consistently demonstrating SUN values and leadership attributes
Must have the ability to gain customer feedback, uncover business opportunities for SUN and pair customer's unmet needs with available internal resources.
Must be a strong team player who can effectively interface with SUN clinical and commercial personnel, as well as aide in training of SUN staff.
Demonstrate tact and professionalism when communicating and interacting with others
Comply with all applicable SUN Health Care Compliance SOPs and US regulations
Doctorate degree required (PharmD, MD, DO, or PhD)
Immunology and/or dermatology background
2-3 years of clinical experience required
1-2 years of field medical experience preferred
Thorough grasp of the pharmaceutical industry, FDA requirements and PhRMA code
Strong interpersonal, organizational, team, written and verbal communication skills
Strong presentation and education skills; ability to communicate clinical and non-clinical technical information effectively
Demonstrated project management ability
Travel up to 60-70%
Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite applications
Valid driver’s license