Medical Science Liaison, Oncology - BRITISH COLUMBIA

Knight Therapeutics - Montréal, QC (30+ days ago)

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Based in B.C. and reporting to the Medical Advisor, the Medical Science Liaison (MSL), engages in balanced and objective scientific activities with Health Care Professionals (HCP) to provide guidance and technical assistance in the safe and effective use of our products according to Canadian ethical standards. Ideally, this position is an expert scientific resource in the field of oncology and would be responsible for educating and training physicians on the effective use of our products. As a content expert, the MSL will also develop and maintain effective relationships with current and future key opinion leaders (KOLs) to understand changes affecting the therapeutic area in Canada and support the brand objectives.


Develop and maintain a high-quality knowledge of the therapeutic area related to the position, as well as of the competitive landscape. This is achieved by regularly reviewing, sharing and deriving actionable insights from relevant publications, guidelines, treatment protocols, scientific exchanges, new product information and competitor/pipeline activity.
Provide high quality scientific communications and presentation of clinical and real-world data on Knight’s products to HCPs, researchers, government formularies and other third-party decision-makers
Attend national/regional medical conferences, advisory boards and other learning activities
Identify educational gaps and opportunities within physician/patient advocacy groups and associations
Build and establish strong working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders
Work closely with Territory Managers in building awareness and facilitating access to providers
Liaise with medical information in a timely manner to support the preparation of responses to specific requests
Adhere to all applicable laws, regulations, policies, procedures and ethical practices
Perform other duties assigned as needed

Characteristics of a Good Candidate

Excellent and effective scientific communication skills (e., verbal, written, presentations)
Strong business acumen
Excellent interpersonal skills, as well as scientific integrity
Experienced in the therapeutic area of oncology
Good analytical skills with high-level attention to detail and commitment to accuracy and depth
Demonstrates initiative / results-focused / overcomes obstacles
Highly self-motivated / willilearn
Collaborates and works well within a dynamic team environment

Candidate Profile – Required

Ph.D, Pharm.D, MD or scientific training considered as equivalent
1-2 years of MSL experience required or related pharmaceutical industry experience
Native or bilingual proficiency with English and French (both written and oral)
Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office: Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
Overnight travel: 30-50%


Knowledge of Canadian pharmaceutical industry guidelines, e.g., IMC, PAAB
Firm understanding of oncology, therapeutic segments and prescribing trends
Established relationships with KOLs in oncology

Benefits of working at Knight

Competitive salary and bonus plan
Employee stock option plan
Employee share purchase plan
Flexible group insurance plan
Registered retirement savings plan

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