Sanofi, in the U.S. and Canada, strives to create a diverse and inclusive work environment that empowers employees to drive their careers and be successful. As the field-based scientific lead serving as the comprehensive scientific/medical/managed care expert for the Sanofi, candidates within Medical Affairs will help build strong relationships and networks with healthcare decision makers, provide insights to internal teams on evidence gaps to help inform research and product strategy, and identifies/facilitates outcomes research, education, and other collaborations per applicable Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). The position supports strategic and cross functional alignment within the organization in order to optimize patient access and ensure safe and appropriate use of Sanofi therapies.
The Medical Science Liaison (MSL) will be responsible for providing non-promotional scientific, educational, and research support for the Dupilumab – Asthma product in the respective territory. The MSL position is a field based member of the Medical Affairs team. The MSL should be highly trained in a health care field and well-versed in clinical and for basic science to be able to deliver cutting edge data and technical/practical education to Health Care Professionals (HCP).
The MSL will be responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with key Respiratory experts and building a well-informed advocacy base for Sanofi Genzyme's Immunology franchise, including compounds in the development program. The MSL will act as a conduit for providing accurate and updated clinical, scientific and medical information to Respiratory Experts, health care professionals, treatments decision makers and other members of the scientific, provider and payer community (private insurance, payers, medical groups, government agencies, and health systems with drug formularies), in compliance with all relevant company policies.
Maintains business and clinical knowledge of the asthma treatment landscape including current treatment strategies, current and pending competitors, and new therapeutic developments.
Increases Sanofi Genzyme's visibility among leaders in the therapeutic field of Respiratory. Identifies, establishes and maintains collaborative relationships with key Respiratory Experts, investigators and institutions strategic to product development.
Participates in medical education for healthcare professionals through presentations at office visits, investigator meetings, advisory boards, medical meetings, and other appropriate venues to enhance product and disease state knowledge.
Collaborates with clinical team and CRA's to coordinate and optimize educational and research support for sites/investigators participating in Sanofi Genzyme's clinical trials.
Responds to unsolicited requests regarding interest in investigator sponsored studies (ISS), and supports ISS submissions through appropriate internal processes.
Responds to unsolicited request for medical information associated with supported products and disease state areas.
Provides effective clinical presentations to internal and external audiences and tailors presentations to meet specific needs of the audience (appropriate response to unsolicited requests).
Identifies and communicates key clinical and research issues and insights from industry leaders to appropriate departments to help shape company research, development, and strategies for investigational and commercialized products.
Facilitates the identification of medical community educational needs around Asthma disease state management, including awareness and understanding of appropriate/inappropriate use of company products.
Collaboration with internal and external stakeholders in support of needs of Key Opinion leaders (KOLs).
Maintains clinical expertise through comprehensive education including attendance at relevant symposium, scientific workshops, and review of key journals. Participation in required internal training, presentations and journal clubs.
Maintains appropriate communication with Medical, Regulatory, and Legal personnel within the company to ensure appropriate timelines and procedures are met.
Adheres to regulatory and compliance guidelines and company policies in all aspects of scientific dissemination of information to include responses to unsolicited requests for medical information.
Enhances clinical/scientific knowledge of customers and colleagues through education and appropriate scientific exchange.
Works collaboratively with relevant internal stakeholders to identify local/regional educational gaps/needs and apply appropriate field medical support that is aligned with medical strategy
Provides field updates regarding topics of interest
Addresses administrative and reporting needs on a timely basis or as requested by management.
Travel 60% or greater, including domestic and international travel as needed
Territory: AR, IA, KS, MO, MS, LA, NE, OK
Preferably reside in Kansas or Nebraska
MD, PharmD, PhD or other doctoral-level degree preferred and 2 years related pharma/biotech experience
Candidates with advanced health care degrees and relevant Respiratory clinical experience consisting of at least 5 years in Respiratory clinical environment may be considered.
Knowledge and experience in field medical asthma (Respiratory, Immunology) preferred
Knowledge and experience in disease area preferred
Preferred previous pharmaceutical industry experience
Clear understanding of regional medical practice and clinical decision making regards to patient care
Ability to identify the unmet medical, educational, and research needs within the regional medical community
Interpretation of key scientific data and ability to translate this information to meet educational and research needs.
Demonstrated ability to address educational and research needs through delivery of cutting edge scientific/evidenced based data.
Understanding of healthcare systems affecting patient care.
Sanofi is dedicated to supporting people through their health challenges. We are a global biopharmaceutical company focused on human health. We prevent illness with vaccines, provide innovative treatments to fight pain and ease suffering. We stand by the few who suffer from rare diseases and the millions with long-term chronic conditions.
With more than 100,000 people in 100 countries, Sanofi is transforming scientific innovation into healthcare solutions around the globe.
Sanofi US is comprised of five business units that focus on human vaccines, rare diseases, multiple sclerosis, oncology, immunology, infectious diseases, diabetes and cardiovascular solutions, consumer healthcare, established prescription products and generics. More than 100,000 people at Sanofi are dedicated to making a difference in patients' daily lives, wherever they live, and enabling them to enjoy a healthier life.