- 26-Jan-2017 to 27-Mar-2017 (EST)
- Clinical Operations
- Los Angeles, CA, USA
- Full Time
Comprehensive benefits plan
The Senior Scientific Liaison (Sr. SL) is a full-time exempt field based position reporting to the US Manager, Scientific Liaisons and is a key position within US Scientific Affairs. The primary role of the SL 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. The Senior SL will take a leadership role on the team, serving as a resource and mentor to field team members and will participate in new projects as assigned (Corporate Study Lead, Product Team Lead, Mentoring of new hires, etc.). Clinical, scientific and technical expertise will be maintained through review of scientific literature, attendance at assigned medical meetings and self-learning.
The Senior SL will work closely with cross-functional partners including Global Medical Affairs, R&D, Clinical Operations and USBU.
**This position will be based in West/Northwest - ideal locations could be LA, San Francisco or Seattle
Key responsibilities include:
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 TTFields, 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 and 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 3 years experience as an SL, or comparable role
At least 5 years of combined oncology or industry experience