Medical Science Liaison (Canada)
Novartis
Toronto, ON
AAA Statement

Advanced Accelerator Applications, a Novartis company, is an innovative radiopharmaceutical company developing, producing and commercializing molecular nuclear medicine theragnostics. AAA offers professionals the opportunity to face new challenges and pursue a career in a fast growing, technology driven healthcare company. We are passionate about improving patient health by leading innovation in nuclear medicine. We are looking for people who share our commitment to help us achieve this goal. Advanced Accelerator Applications is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Job Description

  • Ensure appropriate dissemination of clinical and scientific information regarding FDA approved and pipeline products in a timely, ethical, and customer-focused manner
  • Facilitate the development of investigator initiated studies, and publications and field activities associated with both lifecycle management and pipeline
  • Able to support customers with educational needs
  • Implement education strategies for designated customers
  • Serve as a consultant to the internal medical director and provide assistance with program development, speakers, symposia formats and scientific workshops
  • Collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams involved in treatment and diagnosis of NET’s and provide education and support around appropriate use/administration of PRRT and Ga-68 PET imaging
  • Implement KOL field strategy, including KOL identification as well as speaker development and support
  • Facilitate scientific discussions in the field and work with other in-house and field partners to facilitate ongoing information/clinical data sharing (ie. new data, competitive information, insights learned from customer) to optimize communications and coordinated activities across the organization
  • Execute conference strategy, including staffing of scientific booths at major conferences and regional clinical meetings
  • Support planning and execution of advisory boards
  • Partner and collaborate effectively with internal business partners, especially with members of the clinical teams
  • Stay abreast of emerging scientific literature/clinical data, translate the data in applicable knowledge, and provide scientific input in the development of Medical Communication material
  • This position requires approximately 60% travel
EEO Statement

The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

Minimum requirements

  • Advanced scientific degree (MD, PhD, PharmD) or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in the pharmaceutical industry or other healthcare environment required
  • Previous experience in the field of Neuroendocrine, Gastrointestinal Oncology, or Nuclear Medicine is preferred
  • Previous experience in a field based MSL role preferred
  • Thorough knowledge of medicine, treatment guidelines, clinical research processes, customer strategies, and FDA promotional guidelines, regulations, and ethical guidelines is preferred
  • Solid interpersonal communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to network and partner with key customers, including thought leaders and medical directors
  • Must be a strong team player and effectively collaborate with internal departments
  • Active membership in a professional society a plus
  • Working knowledge of MS Office suite and associated hardware required
  • Candidate must have a valid driver’s license
DivisionONCOLOGY
Business Unit

ADVANCED ACCELERATOR APPLICATIONS

CountryCanada
Work Location

Toronto

Functional AreaResearch & Development
Job Type

Full Time

Employment TypeRegular