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Rheumatology Medical Science Liaison - Mid Atlantic


Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Job Function:  Medical Affairs
Job ID:  64481

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 Medical Affairs Team, we are looking for a talented individual to fill the position of: Rheumatology Medical Science Liaison for the Mid Atlantic Territory - MD, DC, VA, West VA. 


As a Rheumatology Medical Science Liaison (MSL). You will 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. 


You will contribute by:

  • Providing effective clinical presentations to internal and external audiences and tailors presentations to meet specific audience needs through peer to peer scientific exchange
  • Identifying and supporting potential research expansion projects/collaborations, medical advisors, and educational partnership opportunities
  • Conducting local roundtables and education programs that aim enhance Key Opinion Leaders (KOL)s understanding of unmet clinical needs 
  • Serving as a scientific expert at key medical and scientific conferences, advisory boards, clinical investigator meetings, and internal meetings
  • Delivering clinical value propositions and engages with key decision-maker stakeholders in medical groups, IDNs, and regional payers 
  • Reviewing and critiques scientific publications to help inform healthcare trends in Rheumatology
  • Collecting, analyzing, and communicating information concerning therapeutic area, treatment options, emerging standards of care, and competitive intelligence
  • Assessing feasibility and serves as the primary liaison between UCB and investigator for unsolicited Investigator-Initiated Studies (IISs) from inception to publication
  • Extensive travel (up to 75%) required, including overnights and some weekends


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


Minimum Requirements:

  • Doctorate degree (PharmD, MD, DO or PhD) 
  • 2+ years of field medical experience 
  • Must reside within the assigned territory
  • Valid US Driver’s License and with no more than 3 moving violations in the past 2 years
  • Must complete initial training and successfully pass all assessments within 90 days of hire.


Preferred Requirements: 

  • Rheumatology and/or other inflammatory disease experience strongly preferred. Prior product launch experience also preferred. 
  • 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.


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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