Immunology Medical Science Liaison Southern California, Hawaii

UCB - San Antonio, TX3.8

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 Immunology Medical Science Liaison.

The Medical Science Liaison (MSL) is a professional who serves as a key field-based scientific resource for healthcare providers, patients, and internal UCB colleagues. This position will support our Immunology Patient Value Unit (PVU) and will cover Southern California and Hawaii. Critical accoutabilities include but are not limited to:
  • Reviews and critiques scientific publications
  • Collects, analyzes, and communicates fair-balanced information concerning therapeutic area, treatment options, emerging standards of care, and competitive intelligence
  • Addresses medical information inquires
  • Provides effective clinical presentations to internal and external audiences and tailors presentations to meet specific audience needs
  • Conducts local roundtables and education programs that aim to satisfy the specific needs of individual Key Opinion Leaders (KOL)s and Institutions
  • Serves as a scientific expert at key medical and scientific conferences, advisory boards, clinical investigator meetings, internal meetings, and patient advocacy group meetings
  • Identifies national, regional, and local KOLs in targeted therapeutic areas.
  • Maintains and broadens synergistic relationships with KOLs to expand research, advisory, and educational partnership opportunities
  • Anticipates and provides educational and scientific support to KOLs as needed
  • Identifies and facilitates national and global networking opportunities between KOLs and internal and external colleagues
  • Assesses feasibility, facilitates submission, and serves as the primary liaison between UCB and investigator, for unsolicited Investigator-Initiated Studies (IISs) from inception to publication
  • Provides field updates regarding topics of interest for creation and/or updating of Standard Response Letters
  • Identify & support Phase II-IV sites as required
Minimum Requirements
  • Doctorate degree (Pharm D, Ph.D or MD) is required.
  • At least one year MSL or related industry experience required.
  • Knowledge of relevant therapeutic and clinical experience preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to clearly articulate complex scientific concepts in 1:1 and group settings
  • Business acumen with a solid understanding of the pharmaceutical industry
  • Ability to take initiative and work both independently and in a team environment
  • Strong multi-tasking, time management, and organizational skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications, and web-based applications

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