Senior, Regional Medical Lead (Medical Science Liaison) - Michigan

United States
Oct 30, 2020
Required Education
Position Type
Full time

MyoKardia is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company pioneering a precision medicine approach to discover, develop and commercialize targeted therapies for the treatment of serious and rare cardiovascular diseases. MyoKardia's initial focus is on the treatment of heritable cardiomyopathies, a group of rare, genetically driven forms of heart failure that result from biomechanical defects in cardiac muscle contraction. Mavacamten is MyoKardia's first product that is currently in late-stage development. MyoKardia's mission is to change the world for patients with serious cardiovascular disease through bold and innovative science.

The Regional Medical Lead (RML) will be responsible for providing non-promotional scientific, educational, and research support in their respective territory.

The RML position is a field-based member of the Medical Affairs team. The RML should be highly trained in a healthcare field and well-versed in clinical and basic science to be able to deliver cutting edge data and technical/practical education to Health Care Professionals (HCP).

The RML will be responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with key experts and building a well-informed advocacy base. The RML will act as a conduit for providing accurate and updated clinical, scientific and medical information primarily to HCM Experts, health care professionals, treatments decision makers and other members of the scientific, provider and payer community in compliance with all relevant regulations and company policies.

The M ichigan region includes MI, IN, Western OH


Th is position will be responsible for:
  • Participate in the development and lead the execution of medical strategies to identify key HCM experts, investigators and institutions strategic to research and development efforts
  • Establish professional relationship with external experts, academic institutions and managed care communities
  • Develop clinical knowledge expertise in the HCM treatment landscape including diagnosis, current treatment strategies, and new therapeutic developments
  • Serve as a scientific expert at key medical and scientific conferences, advisory boards, roundtables, clinical investigator meetings, and internal meetings. Support field-based cross-functional teams to provide medical expertise in access engagements as needed
  • Develop creative ways to overcome obstacles in scheduling and conducting effective scientific exchanges
  • Collects, analyzes, and communicates information concerning therapeutic area, treatment options, emerging standards of care, and competitive intelligence
  • Respond to unsolicited requests regarding in terest in investigator-initiated studies (I IS), and supporting II S submissions through appropriate internal review and approval processes
  • Maintain high level of clinical and scientific expertise through comprehensive education including attendance at relevant symposium, scientific workshops, and review of key journals; and where applicable participation in required internal training, and presentations
  • Collaborate with the MyoKardia's clinical team, clinical operations, and medical monitors to coordinate and optimize educational and research support for sites/investigators participating in MyoKardia's clinical trials
  • Adhere to all regulatory and compliance guidelines and company policies in all aspects of scientific dissemination of information, including responses to unsolicited requests.


  • A n advanced degree in life sciences (MD, PharmD, PhD or equivalent) is preferred. Other clinical degrees with appropriate (industry/clinical) experience will be considered

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience as a field-based RML or Medical Science Liaison (MSL)
  • Has an established and demonstrated track record of effective and influential oral presentations with the healthcare profession
  • Demonstrated 3 year's minimum of Cardiovascular therapeutic research or substantive patient care experience is required
  • Launch experience desired

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities :
  • Has excellent leadership, management and negotiation skills. The ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Ability to influence and work effectively across functions and operate in a matrix environment

  • Ability to travel 60-70%
  • Valid US driver's license
  • No relocation required (remote employee)