Medical Science Liaison, Reproductive Health/Women's Health (North Central)

Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Inc. - Chicago, IL3.7

Ferring Pharmaceuticals is a globally recognized, research-driven, biopharmaceutical company with more than 65 years of history. Headquartered in Switzerland, Ferring is privately owned with approximately 6,500 employees in nearly 60 countries. In the United States, Ferring identifies, develops and markets innovative products in the fields of reproductive health (infertility), urology, gastroenterology, endocrinology, women’s health (obstetrics/gynecology) , orthopedics and Oncology. Ferring’s US operations employ approximately 900 people.

Summary: This position serves as the primary field-based scientific liaison between Ferring and thought leaders on the scientific and economic benefits of our gastroenterology and urology products. This position requires excellent communication skills and the successfully network within scientific and clinical community. This position is field based covering ND, SD, MN, WY, NE, MI, KS, LA, MO, IL .Travel will be expected to be greater than 65% of the time.

Establish scientific and clinical relationships with thought leaders and academic centers to engage in scientific exchange
Present healthcare professionals and decision makers within healthcare systems with accurate, unbiased, balanced and timely answers to unsolicited request for information about FPI products
Provide study support from protocol and budget development to submission and completion for Phase IV as well as Investigator Initiated Trials (IIT’s)
Provide continuing field scientific support and training for sales and Market Access teams
Document and forward reports of adverse events to appropriate FPI personnel
Keep abreast of medical and scientific developments in assigned therapeutic area
Proactively report competitive activities as well as events that can influence the use of FPI products
Identify business development opportunities within the focus areas of Reproductive and Women’s Health
Develop and deliver very specialized scientific/educational programs including but not limited to formulary presentations for ACO’s, health systems, managed care and related organizations
Assist Medical Affairs as well as agency personnel in the development of presentations and publications
Actively participate in advisory boards, speaker training events, clinical investigator meetings, regional national and international meetings when required
Assist in processing of field request for medical education funding
Actively participate in key medical and scientific conferences by staffing medical information booths; gathering competitive intelligence on competitors and attending scientific sessions

An advanced degree (e.g. M.D., Pharm.D. or a Ph.D.
MSL experience preferred
The ability to apply technical expertise and solutions to diverse/individualized situations is a must for this candidate.
Excellent presentation skills as well as the ability to successfully interact with medical professionals at all levels are required.
Working knowledge of FDA and OIG requirements as well as clinical trial design and statistics is required.
Work is primarily independent in that it is performed without appreciable day-to-day direction. Completed work is reviewed from a relatively long-term perspective for desired results against objectives.
Represents the organization as a prime field medical contact.
We are proud to be an Affirmative Action/EEO Employer. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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