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Medical Science Liaison, Northeast

Adaptive Biotechnologies

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Location:
Field Based, NY
Posted Date:
8/31/2017
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
170088
Salary:
Required Education:
Masters Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:
Clinical Scientist, Clinical Trial, Communications, Flow Cytometry, Medical Affairs, Medical Science Liaison, Molecular Biology, Oncology, PCR, PhD,

Job Description

ARE YOU ADAPTIVE? We’re driving groundbreaking research in cancer and other immune-mediated diseases that translates into novel clinical diagnostics and innovative therapeutics. We are at the forefront of immune-based discoveries, transforming the future state of health through our disruptive, proprietary immunosequencing technology. With strong financial footing and rapid growth, we are looking for the brightest, most passionate and collaborative innovators to join us.


At Adaptive, you'll be challenged, you'll be inspired, and you'll be proud to be part of an innovative organization making a real impact on improving the quality of life globally. No matter what your role is, you'll find a diverse, team-driven, fun culture where your contributions truly count. #BeingAdaptive


About the clonoSEQ Assay

When it comes to treating blood cancers, a physician’s ability to detect minute traces of disease is critical to patient care. The clonoSEQ Assay is up to 100 times more sensitive than other leading minimal residual disease (MRD) detection methods. clonoSEQ MRD results allow a physician to adjust treatment based on disease burden, assess response to therapy over time, and monitor patients while in remission. Based on a physician’s judgment, these results may mean the possibility of earlier intervention or less unnecessary treatment.



Position Overview:

Medical Science Liaisons are responsible for developing and expanding the clinical community’s knowledge of the role for Minimal Residual Disease (MRD) in the management of lymphoid malignancies by educating and informing physicians about the clonoSEQ Assay. Our MSL team will provide up-to-date medical information to local, regional and national thought leaders related to use of the clonoSEQ Assay in hematological malignancies as well as the scientific advantage of NGS based MRD assessment. The MSL role also includes: developing creative and innovative tactics for addressing the specific needs of key customers; coordinate and manage regional investigator trials; represent real time voice of customer input related product development opportunities; conduct clinical presentations to payer organizations and patient advocacy groups.

Note: This role will cover the Northeast US territory and may reside in New York, New Jersey, Boston, Philadelphia, or other surrounding cities.



Job Responsibilities:

•   Develop and maintain significant scientific relationships with hematology Key Opinion Leaders
•   Present scientific information to various groups
•   Provide internal teams with feedback and insights from interactions and discussions with HCPs
•   Coordinate local and regional investigator initiated research (IIR)
Manage IIR milestones and objectives
•   Report on scientific sessions at congresses
•   Respond to and document unsolicited requests for scientific information
•   Provide clinical input and assist with training to internal functions as requested
•   Provide Advisory Board content development support
•   Work closely with other field based teams and HQ staff to respond to information requests in a timely manner

Requirements

Required Experience:

•   MD, PharmD, or PhD
•   3-5 years industry and clinical hematology/oncology experience
•   Existing relationships with NCI institution
•   Demonstrated understanding of cooperative groups clinical trial management
•   Previous medical device/pharmaceutical industry experience preferred
•   Working knowledge of regulatory guidance and reporting requirements
•   Exceptional organizational and time management skills
•   Strong presentations skills including excellent verbal and written communication
•   Computer proficiency in Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Adobe®
•   Travel frequently (40-70%)