Medical Science Liaison, Psychiatry - Northeast

Requisition ID:  5348
Location: 

Boston, Massachusetts, US

Do you want to join a team where the mission is meaningful, the challenges are complex, and you can directly see the results of your hard work? At Lundbeck, we are tirelessly dedicated to restoring brain health, so every person can be their best. Inspired and driven by our purpose, we are the only global biopharmaceutical company focused solely on brain diseases. We have a robust and innovative pipeline, bringing forward transformative therapies to address unmet needs in neurology and psychiatry. Join us on our journey of growth!

 

Territory –  Northeast 
Will consider candidates who live within the territory boundaries with access to a major airport. Territory consists of Upstate New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island  

 

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

The MSL, Psychiatry will apply medical and scientific experience, subject matter knowledge, and skills in supporting medical strategies for Lundbeck compounds. Maximizes and leverages key opinion leader (KOL) relationships by identifying mutually beneficial opportunities that meet the strategic needs of internal stakeholders. Participates in and contributes to projects and initiatives that increase the value and productivity of the MSL team and Medical Affairs.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Identifies, develops and fosters mutually beneficial and strategic relationships with Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs), healthcare providers (HCPs) and other external stakeholders

  • Serves as a trusted resource to key external stakeholders through scientific exchange and educational outreach to enhance the understanding of the scientific and medical value of Lundbeck products

  • Successfully connects KOLs and external stakeholders internally to serve as advisors, investigators, expert consultants, authors, or evidence generation partners

  • Executes on MSL goals and objectives in alignment with Medical Affairs product plans

  • Applies medical and scientific experience, subject matter experience, and communication skills in supporting Field Medical tactics aligned with Lundbeck medical strategy

  • Regularly gathers medical insights and feedback and communicates distilled and relevant information to internal stakeholders in order to inform medical strategies and contribute towards identifying unmet medical needs and data gaps

  • Identifies and facilitates the submission of grant requests and investigator initiated trials (IIT) aligned with Lundbeck's medical strategies

  • Upon request, assists in clinical trial and research efforts by recommending qualified investigators and research sites and conducting site outreach and support

  • Fulfills unsolicited requests for medical information from health care professionals

  • Actively participates in executing Lundbeck's strategy at scientific meetings by attending relevant sessions and posters, staffing the medical booth, and proactively facilitating KOL engagement with Lundbeck Medical Leadership

  • Keeps abreast of scientific developments and trends in assigned therapeutic area to help identify and assess research opportunities and to support evidence generation efforts

  • Contributes to ongoing scientific and medical trainings within the MSL team and to internal partners

  • Upon request, provides clinical presentations and medical information to managed markets and government accounts

  • Proactively participates in and contributes to Medical and cross-functional projects and initiatives

  • Maintains effective and compliant communication and collaboration among internal stakeholders.

  • Completes all required training, documentation, expense reporting, and other administrative responsibilities

  • Ensures compliance with all FDA and Lundbeck requirements

REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, and SKILLS:

  • Accredited advanced degree in a health or life sciences related field

  • 2+ years of healthcare or related experience (clinical practice, research, academic, or managed markets)

  • Versed in highly technical and scientific languages in order to communicate effectively with health care professionals, researchers, and other external and internal stakeholders

  • Possesses excellent communication skills (both oral and written), and able to gain the trust and respect of peers, subordinates, and superiors

  • Proven track record of teamwork, leadership, timely decision making, and results orientation in meeting objectives

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

  • Driving is an essential duty of this job; must have a valid driver’s license with a safe driving record that meets company requirements.  

  • The role is part of Lundbeck’s Vehicle Fleet Stipend Program and requires business use of a personal vehicle. More information on the stipend program can be found here

 

PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, and SKILLS:

  • Accredited Masters degree in a health sciences related field or Doctoral degree such as DO, MD, PA, Pharm.D., PhD, NP, or APRN

  • Prior experience as an MSL within a pharmaceutical or biotech company

  • Experience in various fields in CNS such as Psychiatry

  • Experience in clinical practice, research, or teaching

 

TRAVEL:

  • Willingness/Ability to travel up to 50-75% domestically. International travel may be required.

  • This position will be field based

 

The range displayed is a national range, and if selected for this role, may vary based on various factors such as the candidate’s geographical location, qualifications, skills, competencies and proficiency for the role. Salary Pay Range: $140,000 - $160,000 and eligibility for a 15% bonus target based on company and individual performance, and eligibility to participate in the company’s long-term incentive plan. Benefits for this position include flexible paid time off (PTO), health benefits to include Medical, Dental and Vision, and company match 401k. Additional benefits information can be found on our site. Applications accepted on an ongoing basis. 

 

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Why Lundbeck

Lundbeck offers a robust and comprehensive benefits package to help employees live well and protect their health, family, and everyday life. Information regarding our benefit offering can be found on the U.S. career site.

 

Lundbeck is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to disabled veterans and other individuals with disabilities during our employment application process. If, because of a disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, please visit the U.S. career site.

 

Lundbeck is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law, rule, or regulation. Lundbeck participates in E-Verify.

About Lundbeck

Lundbeck is a biopharmaceutical company focused exclusively on neuroscience, with more than 70 years of experience in improving the lives of people with neurological and psychiatric diseases.
 
As a focused innovator, we strive for our research and development programs to tackle some of the most complex challenges. We develop transformative medicines targeting people for whom there are few, if any, treatment options.
 
Our goal is to create long-term value and make a positive contribution to people and societies, everywhere we operate. We are committed to fighting stigma and discrimination, and we act to improve health equity for the people we serve and the communities we are part of.

About Lundbeck

 

Lundbeck is a biopharmaceutical company focused exclusively on neuroscience, with more than 70 years of experience in improving the lives of people with neurological and psychiatric diseases.

As a focused innovator, we strive for our research and development programs to tackle some of the most complex challenges. We develop transformative medicines targeting people for whom there are few, if any, treatment options.

Our goal is to create long-term value and make a positive contribution to people and societies, everywhere we operate. We are committed to fighting stigma and discrimination, and we act to improve health equity for the people we serve and the communities we are part of.