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Medical Science Liaison-Hematology Oncology (Lower Mid-West)

Chicago, Illinois

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Req ID R-7962 Title Medical Science Liaison-Hematology Oncology (Lower Mid-West) City Chicago State / Province Illinois Country United States

At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 39,000 employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We’re looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world.

Medical Science Liaison-Hematology Oncology(Lower Mid-West)

At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 39,000plusemployees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We’re looking for people who are determined to make lifebetter for people around the world

BasicQualifications:

• An advanced degree in health sciences (PharmD, M.D., Ph.D. in a medically related field)is desired

• Masters orBachelorslevel degree in health sciences (e.g.RN, RPh, PA,NP, etc.)would beconsidered ifthe candidate has5 or more yearsofclinical and/or medical information experience in oncology

• Valid driver's license and acceptable driving record is required

Additional Information:  

  • The positionis field-based with roughly20– 60% required overnight travel to managetheassigned geography

  • Ability to use field-based electronic or other communication tools forall aspects of job is critical

  • Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminateon the basis ofage, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or anyother legally protected status

Location:

  • Employee ideally should be geographically locatedin ornear Chicago, IL or Indianapolis, IN

  • Thegeographyincludes Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky

Responsibilities:  

Health care professionals design and implement novel research and educate colleagues and students. Lilly Oncology has established a field based Medical Science Liaison (MSL) programto aidthese Scientific Experts (SEs)in their pursuitfor deep knowledge of current scientific and clinical information. The Lilly Oncology MSL program accomplishes this support for SE’s by maintaining deep therapeuticknowledge about Lilly and competitor products and current issues in the oncology therapeutic areas they represent. In this role you will gatherfeedback and insights from SEsto better inform Lilly’s research and to be able to inform theoverall strategic direction of the Oncology Business Unit. By providing answers that matter and facilitating scientific exchange between industry and the SEcommunity, you will have the opportunity to craft the future of healthcare with information that addresses meaningful clinical and scientific questions. 

The primary therapeutic focus of this MSL role will beHematologic Malignancies

Theresponsibilities of theHematologicMalignancyMSL teamincludescientific andclinical support of community and academic scientific expertswithunsolicited requestsforinformation onlate and earlyphase agentsbeing developedfor Hematologic Malignancies.

Developingmutually beneficial relationships with external clients and internal business partners 

You will dedicate between 70-80% of your timedeveloping relationships and working with external clients: SEs, educators and investigatorswithin a defined geography. You will serve as a major representative of Lilly for health care professionals, providing deep and advanced disease state and product information as well as facilitating the work of the SE when it aligns with Lilly's mission.When appropriate, acritical aspect of this role willbe to connect the SE with internalLilly resources (e.g.,Discovery Scientists,Outcomes Research,Clinical Development Consultants,and Clinical Research Physicians…). You will be the primary point person liaising between Lilly resources or internal business partners (e.g.,Medical AffairsClinical Research Physiciansand teamsandClinical Development Research Physicians andteamsas well as others). You will alsobe responsible for reportingclinical insights and unanswered customer questions you receive from external SEs to the medicalaffairs, clinical developmentand brand teams. 

Understanding and effectively communicatingcurrent scientific knowledge

It iscritical that you maintain technical expertise within a therapeutically aligned tumor teamto be able to participate in deep scientific discussions with SEs. You will need to engage in continuous learning within the therapeutic area you represent.Inaddition,you will haveopportunities to learn by attending scientific meetings andconductingroutine literature searches. It is essential and a core expectationthat you communicate regularly with your peers to ensurethat the entire group benefits fromanyrelevantlearning. As a result, you will establish yourself as a reliable, trusted, resource of accurate, up-to-date, medical and scientific knowledge requested and desired by your clients. You will respond in a timely manner to personal or electronic inquiries with any availableinformation which may include reprints ofpostersor publications, medicalletters, literature citations and any other relevant peer reviewed sources.

Effective implementation ofadministrative activities

This role entails not only scientific and customer expertise, but also requires the ability to comprehend and effectively utilize approved resources to fulfill administrative, procedural, and legal requirements in order to address the customer needs. These activities may include proficiency in computer skills and database entry (VEEVA,Sharepoint, Microsoft Office, Pub Med, expense reports, etc.), continual compliance of all procedural requirements of the role (i.e.good documentation practices, standards and procedures) and appropriate utilization and sharing of available resources. 

Additional Skills/Preferences:  

  • Clinical oncology experience, including physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, and pharmacists with experience working with patients in a hospital or outpatient clinical setting

  • Intellectual curiosity and intelligence about the field of science/medicine for which they are responsible

  • Highly motivated and capable of comprehending large amounts of scientific content and communicate itin a clear, concise fashion

  • Significant direct experience in servicing customer needs for complex information

  • Demonstrated ability to work with often demanding or difficult clients

  • Significant experience and success in self-managing priorities and multi-tasking projects

  • Strong teamwork/interpersonal skills

  • Advanced presentation and computer skills with expertise in literature identification and evaluation

  • Significant experience in professional networking with positivemutually meaningful outcomesExperience in field-based environments highly valued

  • Familiarity with the academic community and the medical research and medical education process highly valued

  • Effective verbal andwritten communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills, including capability to partake in professional relationship building and networking

  • Position requires ability to travel overnight of up to60%, as well aswork 4 to 6 weekends per year

Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminateon the basis ofage, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

Eli Lilly and Company, Lilly USA, LLC and our wholly owned subsidiaries (collectively “Lilly”) are committed to help individuals with disabilities to participate in the workforce and ensure equal opportunity to compete for jobs. If you require an accommodation to submit a resume for positions at Lilly, please email Lilly Human Resources ( Lilly_Recruiting_Compliance@lists.lilly.com ) for further assistance. Please note This email address is intended for use only to request an accommodation as part of the application process. Any other correspondence will not receive a response.

Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

To submit resume, visit https://www.lilly.com/careers and apply to Req ID R-7962.

Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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