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Lead Medical Science Liaison, Early Portfolio (Thrombosis and Anticoagulant)-Eastern USA 


In Bayer’s Pharmaceuticals division, we focus on researching, developing, and marketing specialty-focused innovative medicines that provide significant clinical benefit and value, primarily in the therapeutic areas of cardiology, oncology, gynecology, hematology and ophthalmology. With our innovative products, we seek to achieve therapeutic benefit for patients, while at the same time satisfying the growing requirements of physicians and health insurers. As one of the leading research-based pharmaceutical companies worldwide, we have nearly 50 ongoing development projects in clinical trials. 




The primary responsibilities of this role, Lead Medical Science Liaison, Early Portfolio are to:


  • Develop, maintain, manage, and link relationships within investigational sites and across relevant referral networks to increase awareness of the clinical trial to maximize their success in reaching their enrollment goals;
  • Understand the scientific basis and study protocol rationale of assigned clinical trials and be able to communicate the scientific basis of the trials to other team members, investigators and site staff;
  • Responsible for developing and executing site engagement plans for multiple clinical trials across therapeutic areas;
  • Identify effective prescreening strategies for each trial and recommend improvements;
  • Provide detailed reports of interactions with investigators and site staff;
  • Attend scientific meetings to make contacts, evaluate the field and obtain ideas for improvements in trial design and conduct, trial awareness and patient recruitment/retention initiatives;
  • Assist Bayer Advocacy in working with advocacy groups to increase the awareness and understanding of opportunities for patients to be informed of treatment options in clinical trials;
  • Assist in identifying trial specific issues and opportunities for developing solutions and communicate these opportunities to the global study team;
  • Work with study team to develop, plan, and execute strategies that will increase enrollment at the clinical trial site level;
  • Serve as a regional field-based resource, preparing and presenting study information and disease state awareness through formal presentations to clinical investigators and site staff as it relates to our investigational product being studied;
  • As requested, participate in feasibility visits, site selection visits, site initiation visits, booster visits, and routine monitoring visits;
  • Transition TL relationships and therapeutic knowledge to in line MSL teams. Assist with training of new teams, as requested;
  • Collect medial insights and intelligence gathered from scientific exchange with clinical investigators and non-investigator thought leaders. The EP MSL will also interpret and communicate relevant information in order to define, update and support clinical development, medical affairs and early commercial strategies;
  • Communicate any adverse event information, reports of concern or product complaints in accordance with Bayer policies.




Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values. More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:


Required qualifications:


  • BA/ BS Degree required;
  • Advanced knowledge of and relationships with key opinion leaders and research community;
  • Up to 75% domestic and travel;
  • Understand the scientific basis of assigned clinical trials;
  • Be able to communicate the scientific basis of the trials to other team members, investigators, and site staff;
  • Identify effective prescreening strategies for each trial and recommend improvements;
  • Provide detailed reports of interactions with investigators and site staff;
  • Participate in business development activities as assigned Job Factors;
  • Has thorough knowledge of at least one major therapeutic area within Bayer’s research portfolio;
  • Demonstrated effectiveness at engaging clinical trial investigators and research staff;
  • Ability to work independently to solve routine issues. May seek assistance to resolve more complex and difficult issues;
  • A proven and trusted source of information for health care providers including principal investigators, site staff and non-investigator thought leaders;
  • Trusted to directly liaise with the clinical trial team;
  • Works independently with minimal day to day supervision;
  • Highly motivated team player.


Preferred qualifications:


  • Experience collaborating with medical staff in both office and hospital based clinical trials;
  • An advanced degree MD, PhD, PharmD, with 7 years of relevant clinical research or medical affairs experience;
  • Previous career experience working as a Medical Science Liaison or a Clinical Trial Liaison;
  • Experience collaborating with medical staff in both office and hospital based clinical trials.



Employees can expect to be paid a salary of approximately between $156,888 to $235,160.  Additional compensation may include a

bonus or commission (if relevant).  Other benefits include health care, vision, dental, retirement, PTO, sick leave, etc.. If selected for this role,

the offer may vary based on market data/ranges, an applicant’s skills and prior relevant experience, certain degrees and certifications, and other

relevant factors.




Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and want to impact our mission Science for a better life, we encourage you to apply now. Be part of something bigger. Be you. Be Bayer. 
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Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans
Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below. 

IMPORTANT NOTE for POTENTIAL US CANDIDATES: Bayer expects its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Bayer active employees are also expected to disclose their vaccination status and if fully vaccinated, provide proof of vaccination status to Occupational Medicine. Bayer defines fully vaccinated in alignment with CDC which is two weeks after completing the two-dose vaccine regimen or two weeks after completing the one-dose regimen. Additionally, Bayer employees are also required to comply with state, local and customer requirements.  
Location: United States : Residence Based : Residence Based     
Division: Pharmaceuticals    
Reference Code: 780851     
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