Medical Science Liaison Intern - 1 year paid internship

Medical Science Liaison Intern - 1 year paid internship

Job Description

Medical Expert Engagement
• In collaboration with the cross-functional team, lead appropriate identification, mapping and engagement of Medical Experts and study investigators in alignment with Integrated Product Strategy (IPS).
• Provide and discuss medical, scientific and health care and outcome research evidence on new treatment options, Novartis compounds, products, therapeutic and research areas with HCPs (e.g. external Medical Experts, researchers, key patient care providers) and relevant stakeholders involved in patient treatment.
• Upon unsolicited requests for information from HCPs, present data on Novartis products, this may include internally Globally approved information on compounds in development with no approved indications.
• Involve HCPs when a need is identified to provide support/ advice/ participate in specific medi-cal and scientific activities e.g. advisory boards, education of health care providers, publica-tions, etc.

Scientific Research Support
• Provide scientific education and share information about Novartis clinical research program to identify potential study sites and support study accrual for key trials as appropriate.
• Provide feasibility and research site recommendation for Novartis sponsored clinical trials.
• Upon investigator request, liaise between potential researcher and the Company on IIT sub-mission process or requests for research grade substance (Material Transfer Agreements) to support independent clinical/ preclinical research.

Scientific Exchange/ Insights
• Support scientific exchange to advance understanding of new scientific principles, novel re-search trends, and current scientific debate.
• Collect, analyze and report insights from HCPs to inform and shape medical strategy.
• Provide scientific and educational information to HCPs on specific patient critical issues.
• Build relationships with relevant medical societies, associations and health care institutions.

Scientific Projects
• Implement scientific projects according to global, regional or local medical strategies. Exam-ples may include, but not limited to, epidemiology projects, registries, preclinical or transla-tional research, as well as multi-disciplinary projects involving education and collaboration of multiple functions in the medical community to improve patient diagnosis and treatment.

Internal Novartis Contributions
• Provide expert disease area and product training to Novartis field colleagues (e.g. new MSLs, sales reps, CRAs) and support coaching and mentoring of MSLs as assigned by manager.
• Proactively contribute to shape the IPS plan proactively providing external stakeholders' in-sights and contribute to the design and execution and the Medical Affairs strategy and plan. May lead specific areas e.g. stakeholder identification and management plans.
• Lead or participate in projects and / or initiatives as assigned by manager.
• Liaise with relevant internal teams (i.e. KAM, HE&OR, Patient Access) to provide up-to-date medical support to external groups e.g. to provide scientific information in the discussion of product inclusion in medical guidelines, formularies.

Integrity and Compliance
• Ensure relevant processes and compliance procedures e.g. IIT processes, Medical Affairs Field Interactions Global NP4 Implementing Procedure, MA & HEOR Activities (P-NP) are al-ways followed.
• Work within Integrity and Compliance policies and ensures those around him / her do the same.
• Work to ensure a diverse and inclusive environment free from all forms of discrimination and harassment.[#qrcode#Jobapply{#200,200#}#/qrcode#]

Minimum requirements

Doctor Of Medicine ( MD )

Fluent in English & Local Language (oral and written).
Proven previous experience in a field medical position and activities related to the Novartis MSL role.
Proven ability to develop and foster peer-to-peer, credible relationships with Medical Experts and other Health Care Professionals.
Working knowledge of the Healthcare System and research procedures as well as the ICH guidelines, GCP and other ethical guidelines relevant to the pharmaceutical industry.
Strong scientific, medical, research and technical expertise and ability to work across therapeutic areas.
Ability to understand and effectively convey emergent scientific and HEOR data.
Demonstrate excellent communication and presentation skills.
Must be able to adapt, organize, prioritize, and work effectively on multifunctional teams in a constantly changing field-based environment.
Experience providing medical education to external and internal audiences including coaching and mentoring.
Familiar with the use of social media and evolving digital platforms e.g. for stakeholder mapping, management, development and insights.
Strong personal integrity and focus on stakeholders.
Novartis Pharma Services AG
Research & Development
Full Time