Medical Affairs

Medical Affairs

Medical Affairs professionals serve as the bridge between the life science industry and the wider medical community. With increased collaboration between life sciences companies in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, the sharing of research and resources, and the US spend on pharmaceuticals reaching almost $500 billion in 2022, the Medical Affairs market is replete with exciting career opportunities.

As the ability to handle the high level strategy from clinical trials through to launch becomes increasingly valuable, the demand for skilled professionals has skyrocketed. However, finding the right talent for Medical Affairs roles isn’t easy. EPM Scientific can make all the difference by sourcing the right professionals for the job and solving your talent challenges.

How we can help

EPM Scientific has worked with a range of major life science companies and start-ups as their preferred talent partner since 2012. We strive to assist you in sourcing the talent you need, when you need it, making the process as quick and seamless as possible.

Medical Affairs talent solutions

Sourcing the right talent for the Medical Affairs roles available in your company can be a challenge. At EPM Scientific, we provide permanent, contract, and multi-hire talent solutions from our hubs around the globe. Our consultative approach gives us an understanding of our clients’ hiring needs, allowing us to support your business and manage the search process from source to hire, whether you're looking for Medical Director or Medical Science Liaison talent.

Our investment in our clients’ growth is demonstrated by the value adding services we offer, distinguishing us as a leading talent partner in the market. We assist businesses at every stage of the hiring process and offer salary guidance, hiring tips, risk mitigation, and bespoke analysis.

Don’t just take our word for it

“I have worked with EPM Scientific as a client and a candidate. In my 20- year pharma career I can say that they are the most knowledgeable, supportive, and quietly driven recruiters I have worked with while interviewing for a role. My recruiter took the time not only to fully understand the company’s needs, but also worked to know my skillset and wishes in my next career move. Although, I didn’t accept that role, I was so impressed that I reached out again for help hiring for an expansion with my new Field Medical team. I am certain that I would never have been able to double the size of our Immunology MSL teams in 3 months without the exceptional candidates that the team brought forward. Due to their diligence in understanding the profile and skillsets that we needed, we were able to quickly screen, interview and hire a team of bright, diverse, and driven MSLs across our portfolio.” - Head of Medical Science Liaisons, Janssen

“Working with EPM Scientific has been a great pleasure. Their professionalism and dedication to the job is palpable; their knowledge of the Medical Affairs function is a welcome bonus. Upon giving a job description, we started receiving qualified candidates within the week. They constantly sought feedback on candidates to ensure that only qualified candidates were sent who met the qualifications on paper, but also possessed the intangibles that an employer seeks. I would not hesitate to work with EPM Scientific again.” - VP of Medical Affairs, Connect BioPharma


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Medical Affairs Jobs

As a leading talent partner, we source talent for a wide variety of Medical Affairs roles, including Medical Directors, Medical Advisors, and Medical Science Liaison.

Medical Science Liaison - CNS - NYC

Title: Medical Science Liaison Location: Remote - Required to reside in New York City, NY Territory: New York City, NY As a key member of the Neuroscience Field Medical Affairs team of a global, blue-chip pharmaceutical company, you will act as a scientific resource for and face of the organization to hospital systems, medical societies, academic institutions, and clinical research facilities. You will provide educational and other resources to healthcare providers, key opinion leaders, and other healthcare stakeholders, and will garner insights for internal teams/colleagues within the company, toward the ultimate goal of improving patient treatment and outcomes. Responsibilities: Develop collaborative and educational relationships with key opinion leaders both in the assigned territory and nationally Support the development and dissemination of educational presentations for healthcare professionals Collaborate with the Clinical Development team to identify and facilitate relationships with clinical researchers and investigators Support ongoing clinical trials and sponsored study programs Represent the company at medical conferences and congresses Travel on-site up to 60% (academic institutions, hospital systems, medical congresses and conferences, etc.) Qualifications: PhD, MD, PharmD, or equivalent advanced scientific degree Clinical experience in neuropsychiatric fields (movement disorders, psychiatric conditions, neuromuscular diseases); experience with direct patient care is strongly preferred Pharmaceutical industry experience is strongly preferred Excellent communication and presentation skills Ability to travel regularly (up to 60%) including some overnight and weekend travel as needed Compensation and Benefits: Base Salary: $140,000-$150,000 23% annual bonus Company car and laptop Company coverage of Wi-Fi and cellphone bills Excellent PTO and holiday package Vision, dental, and health insurance with prescription drug coverage Company match to 401k up to 6% Option for fully remote work

US$140000 - US$150000 per annum + 23% Bonus, Company Car, Wi-Fi, Cellphone
New York
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Clinical Science Liaison - CNS - Pacific Northwest

Position Title: Clinical Science Liaison Location: Remote - Oregon or Washington State Territory: Pacific Northwest (WA, OR, ID, MT, ND, SD, AK) As a member of the Neuroscience Field Medical Affairs team of a global, blue-chip pharmaceutical company, you will act as an external face of the organization in scientific and educational engagements with healthcare providers, community health systems, patient advocacy groups, and other medical institutions and stakeholders. You will garner and provide insights to internal company stakeholders in order to advance treatments for patients suffering from psychiatric and other neurological diseases and conditions. Responsibilities Provide educational and other resources to healthcare providers to address knowledge gaps in practice and better patient outcomes Work with professional organizations and patient advocacy organizations to support educational initiatives and events Represent the company at medical congresses and conferences Develop relationships with healthcare practitioners and key opinion leaders both in assigned region and nationally Regular travel (including overnight) to healthcare institutions and conferences, up to 70% Qualifications DNP, PhD or Physician Assistant (PA) is required Clinical experience in neurological conditions (psychiatric conditions, neuromuscular diseases, movement disorders) is required Strong communication and presentation skills Ability to work and travel independently 1 or more years of experience in a Pharmaceutical industry role is preferred Compensation & Benefits Base Salary: $130,000-$140,000 Annual Bonus: 20-25% Company car and laptop Company coverage of WiFi and cellphone bills Excellent PTO and vacation package Vision, dental, and health insurance with prescription drug coverage Company match to 401k up to 6% Option for fully remote work

US$130000 - US$140000 per annum + 23% bonus, company car, Wi-Fi, cellphone
Seattle
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Freelance Medical Science Liasion

We are currently partnered with a global pharmaceutical client that is seeking a freelance MSL to join their exciting team to work on their established products on the market. The details of the role is as follows: Role Criteria: Freelance MSL Virology/Immunology Hands On, Creative, Autonomous, Inquisitive KOL Scientific Engagement Contract Criteria: 12 Month's 40 Hours Per Week. Option to go Perm/Option to extension Based in France, Lyon. Prefered Qualifications: Masters Degree in Immunology/Virology/Vaccines/Cell Therapy/Gene Therapy/Biochemistry PhD in Immunology/Virology/Vaccines/Cell Therapy/Gene Therapy/Biochemistry 5+ years of experience as an MSL or related role The client is seeking an old school MSL who can manage and cultivate relationships with KOL's who is also inquisitive and wishes to expand their therapy area knowledge. If you fit the above requirements and are interested in this role, please do not hesitate to apply.

Negotiable
France
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Medical Science Liaison

Job Title: MSL Field Director - Oncology Company Overview: Join our dynamic pharmaceutical company dedicated to advancing oncology treatment options and improving patient outcomes. We are committed to groundbreaking research, innovative therapies, and providing support to healthcare professionals worldwide. As a leader in the oncology space, we are seeking a motivated and experienced Medical Science Liaison (MSL) Field Director to drive our field-based medical affairs team. Position Overview: The MSL Field Director for Oncology will play a pivotal role in leading and managing a team of Medical Science Liaisons (MSLs) focused on providing scientific expertise and support to healthcare professionals (HCPs) and internal stakeholders. This individual will be responsible for strategically aligning the MSL team's activities with the company's goals and objectives, ensuring effective communication of scientific data, and fostering collaborative relationships within the oncology community. Key Responsibilities: Team Leadership and Management: Lead, mentor, and develop a team of MSLs focused on oncology therapeutic areas. Provide guidance and direction to ensure the team's activities are aligned with corporate strategies and objectives. Conduct regular performance evaluations and implement training programs to enhance the team's effectiveness. Strategic Planning and Execution: Develop and execute strategic plans for engaging with key opinion leaders (KOLs), investigators, and other external stakeholders within the oncology community. Collaborate cross-functionally with Medical Affairs, Clinical Development, Marketing, and other departments to drive initiatives and support product development strategies. Identify opportunities for scientific exchange and collaboration to advance scientific understanding and support the company's portfolio. Scientific Expertise and Communication: Serve as a subject matter expert in oncology, providing scientific support and education to internal and external stakeholders. Deliver presentations, medical education programs, and scientific materials to healthcare professionals, investigators, and other key stakeholders. Stay abreast of the latest developments in oncology research, treatment guidelines, and competitive landscape to inform decision-making and communication strategies. Relationship Building and Advocacy: Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with key opinion leaders, academic institutions, and professional organizations in the oncology field. Act as a liaison between the company and external stakeholders, representing the organization at scientific conferences, advisory boards, and other relevant forums. Advocate for the company's products and therapeutic areas, while also gathering insights and feedback to inform internal stakeholders. Qualifications: Advanced degree (MD, PhD, PharmD, or equivalent) in a scientific or healthcare-related field. Minimum of 5 years of experience in medical affairs, clinical development, or related roles within the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry, with a focus on oncology. Experience of 5 years within Oncology or Hematology. Strong leadership and managerial skills, with experience leading high-performing teams. Excellent communication and presentation abilities, with the ability to effectively convey scientific information to diverse audiences. Proven track record of building and maintaining relationships with key opinion leaders and other stakeholders in the oncology community. Deep understanding of oncology therapeutic areas, including disease mechanisms, treatment modalities, and emerging trends. Ability to travel as needed to support field-based activities and attend scientific conferences. Location: This position is Remote but needs to be located on the East Coast and may require travel within the assigned territory and occasionally nationally or internationally. Benefits: My client offers a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package, and opportunities for professional development and career advancement in a collaborative and innovative environment.

Negotiable
United States of America
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Senior Medical Science Liaison, Oncology

Are you passionate about advancing the field of oncology and improving the lives of cancer patients? Do you have outstanding scientific knowledge and communication skills? Do you enjoy building relationships with key opinion leaders and collaborating with cross-functional teams? If so, you might be the perfect candidate for this Senior Medical Science Liaison, Oncology role.. Our client is a leading biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing innovative therapies for various types of cancer. They have a robust pipeline of novel drugs and a strong commitment to scientific excellence and patient-centricity. As a Senior Medical Science Liaison, Oncology, you will be responsible for: Educating and supporting key opinion leaders (KOLs) spanning academia, public health, and community health with the most current data supporting the clinical value of our oncology products and portfolio Maintaining and developing synergistic relationships with KOLs to expand research, advisory, and educational partnership opportunities Collaborating with cross-functional teams to ensure the best patient care and alignment with the medical strategy and broader company strategy Maintaining an in-depth understanding of the oncology landscape, competitor products, and other therapeutic options within the therapeutic area Identifying clinical data gaps and unmet medical needs and partnering with leading researchers to identify opportunities for collaboration on strategic research projects and clinical studies Translating and disseminating data from research projects through publications and presentations at national meetings, CME, and educational activities To be successful in this role, you will need: A doctoral degree (PhD, PharmD, MD, or equivalent) in a relevant scientific discipline A minimum of 3 years of experience as a Medical Science Liaison in the oncology field A proven track record of establishing and maintaining strong scientific relationships with KOLs and other stakeholders A high level of scientific acumen and ability to critically evaluate and communicate complex scientific information A strong understanding of the clinical development process and the regulatory and compliance environment Excellent oral and written communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills A self-motivated, proactive, and collaborative attitude A willingness and ability to travel extensively (up to 70%) within the assigned territory and occasionally outside the territory This is a remote position that covers the East Coast territory of the US. You will be part of a dynamic and supportive Medical Affairs team that values scientific rigor, innovation, and patient advocacy. You will also have the opportunity to work on cutting-edge oncology products that have the potential to make a difference in the lives of millions of people. If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply!

US$185000 - US$200000 per annum
Jersey City
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Senior Medical Science Liaison

Title: Medical Science Liaison Territory: Midwest A growing & cutting edge pharmaceutical manufacturer is looking to bolster it's Ophthalmology focused field team with new Medical Science Liaison's (MSL). Serving the U.S. Medical Affairs specialty business units, the MSL's will develop and cultivate professional connections with both internal and external stakeholders, including physicians and healthcare professionals. The MSL will focus on providing healthcare practitioners, clinical investigators and professional organizations the opportunity for scientific exchange and gathering insights in order to provide medical and scientific support for prioritized services and products. Responsibilities Lead the process of identifying, developing, and supporting external experts and influencers on regional, national, and international levels across four core specialties. Develop external engagement plans. Engage with external academic and clinical experts, as well as social media influencers, to grasp customer needs, pinpoint scientific gaps and trends, and identify opportunities for clinical trials and business development. Discover new clinical investigators, particularly those currently underrepresented, and propose their inclusion in organization-sponsored clinical trials. Coordinate with investigators who submit research proposals aligned with our product development strategies and aid in streamlining the Investigator-Initiated Trial (IIT) process. Serve as an internal scientific authority for products and areas of interest, ensuring the translation of scientific concepts for both internal and external audiences. This involves training external speakers for promotional events, sales force training, and advisory boards. Participate in congresses, engage with external stakeholders, stay abreast of relevant scientific literature, monitor influencers on social media, prepare summaries, and deliver key insights to teams, including competitor analyses. Support research efforts by identifying investigators, fostering scientific exchange, and providing feedback and insights to medical and clinical teams. Address unsolicited requests for medical and scientific information in a timely manner. Leverage modern technology platforms to enhance efficiency and effectiveness while minimizing travel requirements. Ensure the accuracy and integrity of scientific data used in promotional claims and materials, if requested. Undertake any other duties as assigned by management. Required Skills & Qualifications Medical Doctor or advanced scientific degree (e.g., PhD, PharmD, OD, or MD) Minimum of 3-5 years of MSL, Medical Affairs, or related medical experience in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical devices industry. Clinical or Medical Ophthalmology experience is a must Ability to travel up to 70% Valid Driver's License Required

Negotiable
United States of America
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Medical Director, Oncology

We are currently seeking a Medical Director in Oncology to join a reputable pharmaceutical company based in Osaka, Japan. This is a full-time permanent position and an excellent opportunity for someone who is passionate about Oncology and seeks to make a difference in the field. Responsibilities: Provide medical leadership and expertise in Oncology Develop and implement medical strategies and plans Act as the primary medical point of contact for internal and external stakeholders Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements Provide medical input into clinical development plans, including clinical study protocols, clinical study reports, and regulatory submissions Provide medical input into the development of promotional materials and marketing programs Build strong relationships with key opinion leaders and medical experts in Oncology Participate in internal and external medical education and training activities Provide medical input into the development of publications and presentations Skills: Medical Doctor Oncology experience Clinical Development experience Experience in pharmaceuticals Strong leadership skills Excellent communication and interpersonal skills Strategic thinking and planning skills Ability to work independently and as part of a team Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously If you are interested, please apply with your CV attached.

Negotiable
Osaka
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Medical Director, Oncology

We are currently seeking a Medical Director in Oncology to join a reputable pharmaceutical company based in Osaka, Japan. This is a full-time permanent position and an excellent opportunity for someone who is passionate about Oncology and seeks to make a difference in the field. Responsibilities: Provide medical leadership and expertise in Oncology Develop and implement medical strategies and plans Act as the primary medical point of contact for internal and external stakeholders Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements Provide medical input into clinical development plans, including clinical study protocols, clinical study reports, and regulatory submissions Provide medical input into the development of promotional materials and marketing programs Build strong relationships with key opinion leaders and medical experts in Oncology Participate in internal and external medical education and training activities Provide medical input into the development of publications and presentations Skills: Medical Doctor Oncology experience Clinical Development experience Experience in pharmaceuticals Strong leadership skills Excellent communication and interpersonal skills Strategic thinking and planning skills Ability to work independently and as part of a team Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously If you are interested, please apply with your CV attached.

Negotiable
Osaka
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Medical Science Liaison

Title: Medical Science Liaison Territory: West, Northeast, Southeast, Central/Midwest An exciting, rapidly growing bio-pharmaceutical company is expanding its field team of Medical Science Liaisons. Acting as an integral part of the US Medical Affairs division, you will actively pursue strategic initiatives aimed at fostering physician support and advocating patient interests by increasing awareness and addressing unmet needs of patients with CNS disorders. Responsibilities Provide balanced and scientifically sound responses to inquiries from healthcare professionals (HCPs) in your designated region. Handle queries related to safety, adherence, and off-label data concerning the organizations products. Support ongoing medical and scientific education for field teams working within a matrixed structure. Assist in various clinical initiatives across the organization's product portfolio, including site recommendations, trial recruitment, registry management, and presenting approved final data. Formulate and execute prioritized plans for HCPs, institutions, and societies within your specified region. Collaborate with the US Medical Affairs, Scientific Communication, and Health Economics Outcome Research (HEOR) teams to develop and implement a strategic and innovative regional plan that aligns with medical and therapeutic area objectives, catering to the unique requirements of key institutions and HCPs. Actively engage in organizing advisory boards and other programs within your designated region Represent the medical affairs division at defined national, regional, and local congresses, where you will educate attendees about products, gather competitive intelligence, and review data presented in various formats such as symposia, abstracts, and poster presentations. Support commercial team operations within your defined region. Ensure adherence to all internal and external legal and regulatory guidelines. Required Skills & Qualifications Advanced scientific degree (e.g., PhD, PharmD, or MD) Prior experience as an MSL or relevant background in other medical affairs positions Experience in neurology, particularly with neuroscience or psychiatry. Well-established professional connections with healthcare providers in the designated therapeutic area within a specified region. Ability to travel up to 3-4 days per week as needed for site visits, medical conferences and meetings, team gatherings, and other group events (some weekends may be required)

Negotiable
United States of America
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Field Medical Advisor

EPM Scientific are currently working with a European company with an exciting specialized product range, who are urgently seeking a Consultant Field Medical Advisor to join their team. See a short summary below; Contract Conditions: Start date: February Location: Anywhere in Germany Contract Length: 12 months, with likely extensions, 0.8 - 1 FTE Language: German, English Project: Wound Care Key Responsibilities: Attending Burn and Wound Procedures, and creating training materials Delivering comprehensive training sessions to internal and external stakeholders. Observing clinical procedures and offering feedback and assistance. Collaborating with commercial teams, and various stakeholders. Requirements Experience with wound care required (Intensive Care Nurse, Medical Doctor, Surgeon, Industry experience, etc.) Ability to travel around Germany frequently. Experience working hands on with burns, wounds ideal. If this role is of interest to you, please apply directly to learn more about the role. If not feel free to share with your network.

£125 - £126 per day
Germany
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Medical Science Liaison - Rare Diseases

Join an established & successful team as a Medical Science Liaison for Rare Diseases! Our client, an industry-leading pharmaceutical company in the USA, is seeking an experienced and motivated individual to join their dynamic medical affairs team. As a Medical Science Liaison (MSL), you will be responsible for building strong relationships with key opinion leaders within the rare diseases space to gather insights in order to advance patient-centric outcomes. Responsibilities: - Develop and maintain expert knowledge of disease areas relevant to assigned therapeutic area - Actively engage with health care professionals through scientific exchange on emerging therapies & treatment strategies - Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams including clinical development, commercial operations & market access - Contribute towards developing cutting-edge publications/materials aimed at educating HCP's The ideal candidate should possess: Advanced degree in life sciences or related field. A minimum 3 years' experience working as MSL supporting rare/orphan drug products from either Pharma/Biotech settings. Strong scientific acumen; excellent verbal/written communication skills ; ability to work independently/remotely while prioritizing multiple tasks effectively . This role is remote-based but requires occasional travel within the assigned territory . If you are passionate about making meaningful contributions that can help improve patient outcomes by bringing innovative treatments into practice then we would love to hear from you!

Negotiable
United States of America
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Medical Science Liaison - GI/Immunology

A top Pharmaceutical company is looking for a highly motivated and qualified individual to join their medical affairs team as a medical science liaison (MSL) in the field of immunology and gastroenterology. The MSL will be responsible for engaging with key opinion leaders (KOLs), researchers, clinicians, and other stakeholders in the immunology/GI therapeutic area, providing scientific and clinical information, supporting clinical trials, and collaborating on medical projects. Responsibilities: Establish and maintain strong scientific and professional relationships with KOLs, researchers, clinicians, and other stakeholders in the immunology/GI therapeutic area Provide scientific and clinical information on current and future products, disease state concepts, and relevant medical topics in response to unsolicited requests from external customers Support clinical trials by identifying, assessing, educating, and recruiting investigators, participating in investigator meetings, and providing ongoing support and communication Collaborate with internal partners in medical affairs, clinical research, marketing, and sales on medical strategy, training, education, and other scientific projects Collect and communicate clinical insights and intelligence on the market environment, clinical strategies, competition, and other developments relevant to the company's success Maintain a high level of therapeutic area knowledge and stay abreast of current scientific trends and publications Conduct all activities in accordance with current regulatory and health care compliance guidelines Qualifications: Advanced degree (MD, PhD, PharmD) in immunology, gastroenterology, or related field At least 2 years of experience as an MSL or in a similar role in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry Demonstrated knowledge and expertise in immunology and gastroenterology Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced and dynamic environment Ability to travel extensively (up to 60%) within the assigned territory (Texas) and occasionally to other regions

US$180000 - US$190000 per annum
Corpus Christi
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