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Medical Science Liaison - Midwest


Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Function:  Medical Affairs
Job ID:  65081

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 our pioneering adventure?



To strengthen our Neurology Field Team, we are looking for a talented individual to fill the position of: Medical Science Liaision.  

As a Medical Science Liaision, you will Identify and foster purposeful partnerships with key scientific influencers to drive new sources of patient value. Converses in two-way scientific interactions, disease state and treatment algorithm discussions optimizing understanding of UCB therapies for the right patient segments in a scientific and balanced manner within the local health ecosystem. Collaborates to advance local patient value oriented initiatives i.e., Medical, RWE) with key stakeholders


You like to work in an environment where you can: 

  • Be agile and proactive in identification and management of key scientific and medical influencers based on local ecosystem dynamics and stakeholder needs and drivers (from push to pull)
  • Explore and identify new sources of patient value (innovative solutions and services)
  • Manage and generate product/ disease state data (IIS, audits, RWE etc.)
  • Support clinical studies, clinical development and share insights with R&D team 
  • Serve as the leading local scientific expert for UCB solutions
  • Support market access colleagues when applicable in presentation of RWE/HEOR/clinical information to regional and local payer accounts and formularies


You will contribute by: 

  • Partnering with key clinical stakeholders to advance medical initiatives, in defined strategic areas, to drive optimal patient care. Also, partner with other stakeholders like payers, patient organizations and patients might be relevant depending on the available resources within local organization.  
  • Providing scientific expertise and interpretation to strategic initiatives in collaboration with other local Partner roles
  • Sharing insights, innovation opportunities and patient needs internally to the PVU and New Meds
  • Capitalizing on RWE and uses them to further reinforce the value that UCB solutions bring to patients.


Interested? For this position you’ll need the following education, experience and skills: 


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Doctorate-level degree (PharmD, PhD, or MD)
  • 1+ year of Medical Science Liaison or other related experience in Neurology


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Neurology and/or Epilepsy therapeutic and clinical experience preferred
  • HEOR and RWE experience preferred
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills required.
  • Ability to clearly articulate complex scientific concepts in 1:1 and group settings
  • Ability to actively listen and process information to identify opportunities including innovative solutions and services
  • Business acumen with a solid understanding of the pharmaceutical industry, healthcare arena, and local ecosystem
  • Willing to take initiative on projects and able to identify what is necessary to complete tasks
  • Knows how to be a team player and willing to work collaboratively across local ecosystem team


Why you should apply 
At UCB, we strive to attract passionate and outstanding talents who thrive on change and are ready to bring real value to patients. Working for us you’ll discover a place where you can grow and express your full potential. We place an emphasis on innovation, collaboration and impact. Through meaningful recognition and a motivating work atmosphere, we aim to provide an optimal experience by caring about and valuing our employees – just as we do for the patients we serve.  If you believe you are the perfect match to join us on our pioneering adventure, then we invite you to apply and tell us more about your profile and motivation.



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 with severe diseases of the immune system – or the central nervous system.

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.  Scientific excellence, innovation, co-creation, lateral thinking, reinventing the way we do things…these are some of the key competencies we are constantly developing, and looking for, at UCB.

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