Medical Science Liaison Job at Takeda Pharmaceuticals, Phoenix, AZ

  • Takeda Pharmaceuticals
  • Phoenix, AZ

Job Description

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About the role:

The Medical Science Liaison is a field-based, external customer-facing member of the US therapeutic area medical unit team, responsible for analyzing, interpreting and disseminating scientific data, acquiring and translating customer insights, fostering external expert networks, and compliantly connecting customers to Takeda in order to advance medical strategy and improve patient outcomes. As part of the US Medical team, you will report to the Director, MSL .

The territory includes the Northeast (MA, ME, NH, RI, VT and Upstate NY).

How you will contribute:

+ Externally-focused KOL / HCP related activities are expected to comprise a minimum of 80% of responsibilities.

+ Build and maintain professional relationships with KOLs/HCPs per individual territory plans aligned to medical strategy.

+ Demonstrate advanced knowledge regarding Takeda disease areas and products as well as therapeutic area. competitor landscape; analyze and interpret complex scientific information and communicate to KOLs/HCPs in a compliant, fair-balanced, and non-misleading manner.

+ Support Takeda-sponsored research and appropriately assist with facilitation of strategically aligned medical collaborative studies and investigator-initiated research processes.

+ Display advanced knowledge of therapeutic area key intelligence topics/questions and effectively collect, interpret, and internally communicate medical insights from KOLs/HCPs to inform and refine medical strategies and/or tactics.

+ Identify and cultivate partnership opportunities between KOLs/HCPs and Takeda US Medical.

+ Participate in executing medical strategy at medical conferences (e.g., staff medical booth, internally communicate medical insights acquired through poster/session attendance and KOL / HCP interactions).

+ Within defined timelines and quality standards, respond to unsolicited HCP medical information inquiries referred by Medical Information

+ Complete all required customer activity documentation (e.g., CRM entries, insights capture, etc.), training, expense reporting, and other administrative responsibilities in a timely, accurate, and compliant manner.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

+ Doctoral degree in life/health sciences is preferred (PharmD, MD, PhD, or equivalent), Master’s degree in health sciences ( MSN , NP or PA) is the minimum requirement.

+ Excellent communication (written and verbal), organization and collaboration skills are required.

Other desired experience and skills include:

+ Dissemination of complex scientific data to healthcare audiences.

+ Relevant therapeutic area knowledge and expertise.

+ Clinical, research, and/or teaching experience.

+ Ability to work effectively in virtual and cross-functional teams.

+ Execution of activities within legal, regulatory, and compliance requirements.

Travel requirements:·

+ Frequent travel is required; must be available to travel up to 70% of time, including some overnight and weekend·

+ Ability to drive and/or fly to meetings is required·

+ Must have clean and valid driver’s license.

What Takeda can offer you:

+ Comprehensive Healthcare: Medical, Dental, and Vision

+ Financial Planning & Stability: 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan

+ Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings

+ Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days

+ Community Outreach Programs and company match of charitable contributions

+ Family Planning Support

+ Flexible Ways of Working

+ Tuition reimbursement.

More about us:

At Takeda, we are transforming patient care through the development of novel specialty pharmaceuticals and best in class patient support programs. Takeda is a patient-focused company that will inspire and empower you to grow through life-changing work.

Certified as a Global Top Employer, Takeda offers stimulating careers, encourages innovation, and strives for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.

This position is currently classified as “remote” in accordance with Takeda’s Hybrid and Remote Work policy.


Takeda Compensation and Benefits Summary

We understand compensation is an important factor as you consider the next step in your career. We are committed to equitable pay for all employees, and we strive to be more transparent with our pay practices.

For Location:

Massachusetts – Virtual

U.S. Base Salary Range:

$108,500.00 – $170,500.00

The estimated salary range reflects an anticipated range for this position. The actual base salary offered may depend on a variety of factors, including the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, specific and unique skills, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and the location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will be performing the job.?The actual base salary offered will be in accordance with state or local minimum wage requirements for the job location.

U.S. based employees may be eligible for short-term and/ or long-term incentives. U.S. based employees may be eligible to participate in medical, dental, vision insurance, a 401(k) plan and company match, short-term and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance, a tuition reimbursement program, paid volunteer time off, company holidays, and well-being benefits, among others. U.S. based employees are also eligible to receive, per calendar year, up to 80 hours of sick time, and new hires are eligible to accrue up to 120 hours of paid vacation.

EEO Statement

Takeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.


Massachusetts – Virtual

Worker Type


Worker Sub-Type


Time Type

Full time


Job Tags

Minimum wage, Holiday work, Full time, Temporary work, Local area, Remote job, Flexible hours, Night shift,

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