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Medical Science Liaison

21 Jan 2020 10:41 AM | Anonymous



Nabriva Therapeutics


Medical Science Liaison


The Medical Science Liaison (MSL) will be responsible for engaging with identified thought- leaders, institutions, and organizations in their assigned geographical region through appropriate high-level scientific support for education, research activities, publications, consulting, and other Medical Affairs initiatives. The MSL will be the primary conduit for Medical Affairs communications and interactions for their assigned institutions & organizations. They will ensure effective communication across multifunctional teams in carrying out Medical Affairs tactics. Extensive knowledge of infectious disease and field medical affairs is strongly preferred.



Southern California

Rocky Mountains Region


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Engage with specified thought leaders and assigned institutions to provide scientific support for Nabriva’s products and pipeline agents upon request or in fulfillment of an approved Medical Affairs initiative.
  • Serve as a primary liaison for clinical and scientific information exchange with health care providers in assigned hospitals, academic institutions and healthcare delivery systems. Serve as a primary liaison for connecting thought leaders and their affiliate institutions with appropriate Medical Affairs initiatives that advance the scientific progress and appropriate use of Nabriva’s products, while working towards improving patient outcomes.
  • Provide scientific and liaison support for the involvement of thought leaders with Nabriva’s research activities including Company-Sponsored Trials and facilitation of unsolicited requests for interactions related to Investigator Initiated Research (IIRs).
  • Develop and execute Field Medical Affairs plans at the assigned territory level in full alignment with Medical Affairs strategies and tactics.
  • Collaborate with Nabriva cross-functional teams to provide balanced, accurate medical information to and scientific exchange with institutional formulary decision makers and P&T committee members.
  • Obtain, assimilate, organize, and report appropriate competitive and scientific intelligence in a concise, clear manner, compliant with all applicable Nabriva policies, procedures, and processes.
  • Assist with implementation and engagement of thought leader participation in advisory boards, consultant meetings, and other scientific meetings consistent with all Nabriva policies, procedures, and processes.
  • Attend assigned scientific congresses and professional society meetings for the purposes of gaining scientific insights, supporting the communication of information about disease states which may potentially include Nabriva products, gathering competitive and scientific intelligence, and supporting thought leader interactions.


  • Collaborate with thought leaders and Nabriva Medical Communications to support development of publications and communications.
  • Engage with assigned professional organizations to support their scientific, research and educational needs that are consistent with Nabriva’s Medical Affairs strategy.
  • Collaborate with Nabriva cross-functional teams to assess disease education needs; assist with the development, review and approval of educational materials; and deliver approved education and other Medical Affairs activities to meet those needs.


Qualifications and Skills

  • Advanced terminal degree (MD, PhD, PharmD) in a related discipline preferred.
  • Minimum of 2 years of clinical care or clinical/translational research experience required with such experience strongly preferred in the infectious diseases therapeutic area.
  • Minimum of 2 years of previous Medical Affairs experience in the US pharmaceutical industry preferred with such experience in the infectious diseases therapeutic area being strongly preferred.  Will consider a highly experienced Infectious Diseases Pharmacist without prior MSL experience for this role.
  • Clear understanding of regional medical practice, clinical decision-making and healthcare systems affecting patient care. Demonstrated strong understanding of clinical research trial and/or related laboratory research design and execution.
  • Extensive knowledge of Infectious disease and field medical affairs is strongly preferred.



  • Deep scientific expertise
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Adept at developing relationships and building networks
  • Ability to work effectively in a team and independently
  • Excellent organization skills and decision-making ability

Travel Requirements:

  • Ability to drive to or fly to various meetings/client sites.
  • Overnight travel (40-60%), including some weekend commitments.
  • Travel may vary depending on geography.

Seniority Level

Mid-Senior level


  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Biotechnology

Employment Type


Job Functions

  • Science
  • Field Medical


Contact:    Scott Horowitz


Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists •  121 W. State Street, Geneva, IL 60134
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