The Medical Science Liaison (MSL) is a full-time exempt field based position reporting to the Manager, Medical Science Liaison and is a key position within US Scientific Affairs. The primary role of the MSL is to serve as the scientific interface between Novocure and the healthcare professional communities with respect to communicating scientific information about Novocure products, scientific data and clinical development plans.
The position will be responsible for developing and maintaining relationships within the medical/scientific community and providing medical and/or scientific data about Novocure products and research to healthcare professionals. Clinical, scientific and technical expertise will be maintained through review of scientific literature, attendance at assigned medical meetings and self-learning.
The MSL will work closely with cross-functional partners including Global Medical Affairs, R&D, Clinical Operations and USBU.
Provide field-based medical information, scientific data and education to HCPs on Novocure’s FDA approved and pipeline products
Develop and maintain successful relationships with thought leaders, clinical investigators, and other providers in the scientific community
Support the Clinical Operations organization, as needed, in Novocure’s sponsored research
Serve as the primary liaison with investigators interested in discussing and developing investigator initiated research of Fields, inovitroTM or Novocure investigational products
Ensure compliance in all scientific communications and education in disease states of interest to Novocure
Attend and provide scientific support of US Scientific Affairs activities and scientific sessions at regional and national congress meetings.
Provide Novocure with Competitive Intelligence (CI) and disease treatment trends
Serve as an internal scientific resource for training and educational support
Knowledge, Skills & Ability Requirements:
Must have excellent verbal skills, strong presentation skills, writing skills
Possess a proven ability to effectively communicate complex information
Must demonstrate fluency in articulating scientific concepts and data
Must have good judgment, ability to adapt and change in a shifting environment
A strategic, passionate, self-starter who takes initiative
Must work well in large and small teams, ability to work remotely
Ability to travel 60 % time
Ability to lift 50 pounds
Advanced degree with scientific/clinical background preferred with at least 1-2 years’ experience as an MSL, or comparable role
At least 2 years of combined oncology or industry experience
Novocure™ is a private commercial-stage oncology company dedicated to the advancement of tumor treating fields TTF therapy for patients with solid tumors. TTF therapy is an innovative antimitotic treatment that attempts to slow or reverse tumor progression by inducing tumor cell death.
Our company pioneered the concept that the electric properties of cells can be used as an effective target for an anti-neoplastic therapy. Founded by Professor Yoram Palti in 2000, Novocure has grown to become a global organization with employees in six countries. We have been fortunate throughout our expansion to attract a world class team with a shared passion to provide cancer patients with a new treatment option.
Novocure’s US operations are based in Portsmouth, NH. The Global Commercialization Team is located in New York City and the company maintains a research facility in Haifa, Israel.
Novocure is a commercial-stage oncology company developing a novel, proprietary therapy called Tumor Treating Fields, or TTFields, for the treatment of solid tumor cancers. Headquartered in Jersey, Novocure has U.S. operations in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Malvern, Pennsylvania, and New York City. Additionally, the company has offices in Germany, Switzerland and Japan, and a research center in Hai...fa, Israel. For additional information about the company, please visit www.novocure.com or follow us at www.twitter.com/novocure.