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Dermatology Medical Science Liaison - Mid West


Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Function:  Medical Affairs
Job ID:  64026

Help us transform patients' lives.

At UCB, we put our heart, soul and skills into making a difference for people living with severe disease.  Working together to push the boundaries, we blend the best of our talents to unlock innovation.  Will you join us in this pioneering adventure?

To help us meet our ambitions and provide the best solutions to patients, UCB is currently seeking a talented individual as a Dermatology Medical Science Liaison (MSL). The Medical Science Liaison (MSL) is a professional who serves as a key field-based scientific partner to healthcare providers and decision-makers, medical professional associations, and internal UCB colleagues. This professional will be responsible for executing key medical strategies to enhance and positively impact patients living with chronic inflammatory diseases. This position will support our Dermatology franchise in the Immunology Patient Value Unit (PVU) in an assigned territory.  Critical responsibilities included, but are not limited to:

•    Delivers clinical value propositions and engages with key decision-maker stakeholders in medical groups, IDNs, and regional payers 
•    Identifies and supports potential research expansion projects/collaborations, medical advisors, and educational partnership opportunities
•    Conducts local roundtables and education programs that aim enhance Key Opinion Leaders (KOL)s understanding of unmet clinical needs 
•    Maintains deep scientific knowledge in areas of Medical Dermatology (preferably autoimmune and inflammatory skin diseases)
•    Serve as a scientific expert at key medical and scientific conferences, advisory boards, clinical investigator meetings, and internal meetings. 
•    Reviews and critiques scientific publications to help inform healthcare trends in Rheumatology
•    Collects, analyzes, and communicates information concerning therapeutic area, treatment options, emerging standards of care, and competitive intelligence
•    Provides effective clinical presentations to internal and external audiences and tailors presentations to meet specific audience needs through peer to peer scientific exchange
•    Assesses feasibility and serves as the primary liaison between UCB and investigator for unsolicited Investigator-Initiated Studies (IISs) from inception to publication
•    Operates at the highest level of UCB compliance and professional standards.  Adherence to compliant behavior is an expectation at UCB and demonstrated by embracing ethical decision-making practices and guidelines in all aspects of our organization.  


Minimum Requirements:
•    Doctorate degree (PharmD, MD, DO or PhD in a relevant field) required.  Will consider NP/PA with clinical experience in relevant therapeutic area (Dermatology). 
•    3+ years of field medical experience strongly preferred.
•    Dermatology and/or other inflammatory disease experience preferred. Prior product launch experience also preferred. 
•    Strong-track record of established relationships and demonstrated ability to identify national, regional, and local KOLs in Dermatology. 
•    Basic business acumen with a solid understanding of the pharmaceutical industry
•    Basic knowledge and understanding of health economic principles and clinical trials
•    Ability to clearly articulate complex scientific concepts in 1:1 and group settings
•    Extensive travel (up to 75%) required, including overnights and some weekends.
•    Valid US Driver’s License and with no more than 3 moving violations in the past 2 years
•    Must reside within the assigned territory
•    Must complete initial training and successfully pass all assessments within 90 days of hire


UCB is a global biopharmaceutical company. We focus on discovering and developing innovative medicines and lateral solutions that can transform the everyday lives of people living with severe disease.

With more than 7500 people in approximately 40 countries, UCB offers an exciting working environment where initiative can flourish and those with a ‘can-do’ attitude can thrive.  Thinking holistically, working together, championing change, delivering impactful results…these are some of the key competencies we are constantly developing, and looking for, at UCB.

UCB and its subsidiaries encourage diversity in the workplace; we are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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