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Medical Science Liaison-T1D Immunology



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Posted on Thursday, May 9, 2024

Medical Science Liaison, Job Posting Details

Medical Science Liaison, Diabetes (Pacific Northwest)

Summary of Purpose - Major Responsibilities:

The Mission of Sanofi’s MSL Team and the Medical Science Liaison is to be the trusted scientific partner in the field for external experts and decision-makers engaging in mutual scientific exchange to deliver the therapeutic specific Sanofi medical strategy, capture actionable insights from health care providers (HCPs) and key opinion leaders (KOLs) to ultimately support improved health for patients. Sanofi’s Field Medical Team enhances the understanding of the scientific and medical value of our products in the therapeutic area and gathers new insights by bringing cutting edge scientific exchange today that accelerates medical innovation tomorrow.

The Medical Science Liaison (MSL) is a field-facing role whose main objectives are to:

  • Be the trusted scientific partner to key external experts by conducting timely, appropriate, and frequent scientific exchanges to enhance the understanding of the scientific and medical value of our products.

  • To generate actionable and valuable insights and propose solutions.

  • To create cross-functional partnerships and collaborate with internal stakeholders.

  • Execute the therapeutic area medical plan.

  • All MSLs comply with the local and corporate compliance frameworks for external and internal interactions and complete all global/local mandatory trainings.

Key Accountabilities:

Scientific Engagement and Exchange (60%)

Through scientific engagement and exchange, MSLs build and develop enduring needs-based peer-to-peer relationships with healthcare professionals (HCPs), key opinion leaders (KOLs) within academic and clinician institutions.

  • MSLs understand HCP/KOLs perspectives and needs to adapt scientific content that is relevant and valued to the healthcare provider.

  • Acting as partners, MSLs identify areas of mutual collaboration and develop and implement territory specific strategic medical action plans that are aligned to the country medical plan.

  • MSLs communicate in an accurate, fair, and balanced manner, the benefits, risks, appropriate use and clinical value of our products and solutions.

  • MSLs operate independently (with minimal supervision) and develops health care networks to navigate the complex local health care environments at national, regional, and local levels.

Insight Generation (20%):

  • MSLs generate and share actionable and valuable insights and propose solutions/actions in a timely manner, utilizing appropriate tools available.

  • MSLs gather data, facts and observations on the external healthcare environment and communicate in a timely manner to internal team to support medical strategy and voice of KOL/HCP.

Internal Collaboration (10%):

  • MSLs work closely with their office based medical colleagues to shape, develop, and co-execute the country medical plan.

  • MSLs develop and maintain an internal stakeholder network.

  • MSLs provide scientific support for internal functions such as commercial, market access, regulatory/PV and R&D regarding scientific trainings and updates.

Training/Compliance (10%):

  • Complete all MSL SOP trainings and all other corporate assigned compliance trainings.

  • Complete the MSL onboarding (and certification) program.

  • Regularly incorporates continued best practice of the Scientific Engagement Model and Insights process.

  • Continues to develop and maintain technical therapy area expertise and advanced transversal skills aligned to job competency.

  • Create individual development plan aligned with career aspirations.

Required Education, Experience and Training:

  • Medical, Pharmacy or post graduate level science degree (E.g., PharmD, MD/DO, DNP, PhD, PA)

  • Clinical Experience in Type 1 Diabetes (T1D), immunology.

  • Fluency in spoken and written business English

  • An in-depth knowledge and clinical experience of the diabetes disease state, therapeutic area, the relevant products in the portfolio and in the pipeline.

  • Live in current territory and have strong understanding of the type 1 diabetes healthcare landscape of territory.

  • Strong communication and presentation skills to simplify complex topics, facilitate scientific exchange and enable and facilitate networking across multiple stakeholders both internal and externally to Sanofi.

  • Familiarity with omnichannel tools and being able to communicate via digital channels from remote (non-office based) environment.

  • A good understanding of (or prior experience in) clinical development and clinical research. The ability to critically evaluate clinical study protocols, reports, and publications.

  • Good knowledge of pharmacovigilance and local regulatory process and its impact on the product portfolio.

  • Strong business acumen, understanding importance of and being able to build strategic plans and implement medical initiatives.

  • Role modelling, upholding integrity and ethics values and adhering to high standards.

  • Valid driver’s license in USA with a safe driving record and ability to pass background check.

  • Responsible for operating motor vehicle using safe driving practices, knowledge of and compliance with all company policies and obeying all traffic laws.

  • Travel: 60-80% (majority in territory; attendance at congresses and internal meetings within the US).

The salary range for this position is $140,250.00 - $187,000.00 Annually. All compensation will be determined commensurate with demonstrated experience. Employees may be eligible to participate in Company employee benefit programs. Additional benefits information can be found through the link,

Sanofi Inc. and its U.S. affiliates are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.


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