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Lilly Medical Science Liaison - Immunology - London, Kent, East Anglia in London, United Kingdom

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Full-Time Employment - FTE


Lilly is a global healthcare leader that unites caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We were founded more than a century ago by a man committed to creating high-quality medicines that meet real needs, and today we remain true to that mission in all our work. Across the globe, Lilly employees work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to communities through philanthropy and volunteerism.

Embracing diversity is at the core of our long-held value of respect for people. It is the lens through which we understand and respond to the unique needs of the millions of individuals who depend on our medicines. For us, embracing diversity means understanding, respecting, and valuing differences, including but not limited to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. The greatest measure of our diversity efforts is our ability to attract and retain exceptional employees who feel comfortable in a culture that supports them being themselves.

A very exciting opportunity has arisen for an MSL to join our team here at Lilly supporting the Immunology therapy area, particularly in Dermatology and Rheumatology. The territory covers south of the Thames, London, Kent and East Anglia.

There is significant travel required since this a field based role.

Key Responsibilities:

Medical Liaisons act as the primary interface between Lilly and Scientific Experts within their defined geography, providing deep and advanced disease state and product expertise and facilitating the work of the Scientific Expert when it aligns with Lilly's mission. An important aspect of this work will be to connect Scientific Experts with other Lilly resources (e.g., Research Scientists, Clinical Research Physicians) whenever appropriate.

Maintenance of Scientific Expertise

• Utilising appropriate resources to stay up do date with the scientific literature (e.g. conducting regular literature searches and library research)

• Attending external national and international scientific meetings

• Meeting with peer group regularly for formal shared learning

Facilitation of Research Initiatives

Medical Liaisons provide support for research initiatives, including:

• Facilitating of interactions between medical personnel and external investigators

• Providing recommendations for investigators based on the researcher’s interests and qualifications

• Identifying opportunities for potential external research collaborations

• Facilitating aspects of the Investigator-Initiated Trial (IIT) process

• On a limited basis, participating in clinical trial execution, including study development, initiation and close-out activities

Communication of Scientific Intelligence & Clinical Insight

• Identifying key scientific development, new research methodologies, therapy trends and/or other development in the therapeutic area

• Sharing feedback from external experts including their perspectives on data and medical/scientific concepts, views of the general therapeutic area landscape and clinical experiences

• Sharing learning from publications, external medical conferences and other appropriate channels internally

Other Medical Activities

• Conducting training on scientific/medical information content at Product Informational Speaker Training events

• Responding to unsolicited questions in the medical information area of a medical conference exhibit booth

• Participating in Consultant Meetings

• Developing and delivering educational presentations in accordance with applicable procedures

• Serving as authors for publications

• Providing scientific training for sales, marketing, or other internal personnel

• Providing recommendations to marketing for Scientific Experts and other external parties

Management of Administrative Activities

• Proficiency in computer skills and database entry (e.g. CRM, Microsoft Office, Ovid)

• Continual compliance with all procedural requirements of the role

• Appropriate utilisation of available resources.

Basic Qualificiations:

Education & Medical Experience

• PhD in Immunology, currently working in Research. Dermatology area highly preferred


• ML/MSL experience in Dermatology or Rheumatology

Demonstrated Skills

• Strong interpersonal skills, including capability to engage in professional relationship building and networking, an ability to network and make appointments with key opinion leaders yourself

• Intellectual curiosity and intelligence about the field of science/medicine for which they are responsible

• Highly motivated and capable of comprehending large amounts of scientific content which is then communicated in a clear, concise fashion

• Significant direct experience in servicing customer needs for complex information

• Demonstrated success in self-managing priorities and multi-tasking projects

• Ability to work effectively and share information within a team environment

• Advanced presentation skills

• Expertise in literature identification and evaluation

• Familiarity with the academic community and the medical research and medical education process English native speaker standard (written and spoken)

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Region: Europe; Middle East; Africa

City: London

State: Greater London

Country: GBR

Location Details: London

Req Id: 52912BR