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Sr Medical Science Liaison, Oncology -- Detroit, MI

Detroit, Michigan
Start date
Nov 17, 2023

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Clinical, Medical Affairs, Science/R&D, Oncology
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
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If you feel like youre part of something bigger, its because you are. At Amgen, our shared missionto serve patientsdrives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the worlds leading biotechnology companies. We are global collaborators who achieve togetherresearching, manufacturing, and delivering ever-better products that reach over 10 million patients worldwide. Its time for a career you can be proud of.

Senior Medical Science Liaison, Oncology


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. This is a field-based position for the Oncology Therapeutic Area Senior Medical Science Liaison (Sr. MSL) group within the Medical Affairs organization.

The Sr. MSL will interact with Oncology Healthcare decision-makers to communicate and advance the scientific platform as aligned with Amgen's corporate goals and objectives. The Sr. MSL is in an integral position to ensure accurate, clear, and valued information regarding our scientific platform is communicated to multiple levels within the medical community. The successful Sr. MSL will communicate complex cutting-edge scientific information and research concepts to healthcare decision-makers, including but not limited to those at academic medical centers and community oncology clinics. The role may also include clinical and pharmacoeconomic value discussions with payers and formulary decision-makers. The Sr. MSL will also support the training of members of Amgen's speakers bureau to ensure they are updated on new data. In addition, the Sr. MSL will provide insights based on field interactions and scientific support consistent with Amgens corporate goals and objectives.

Engage with healthcare partners to educate and communicate clinical and scientific data to advance the scientific platform as aligned with Amgens company goals and objectives

Educate and communicate clinical value, outcomes, and economic data to payers, providers, key partners, advocacy, and access enablers

  • Respond to unsolicited inquiries consistent with the MSL compliance standards

  • Provide and/or present field observations and insights to internal team members

  • Implement a scientific engagement plan according to annual MSL goals and metrics

  • Develop and implement local OL plans in line with the scientific engagement plan

  • Support speaker training as requested and ensure the speakers are updated on new data

  • Support Amgen-sponsored research and may serve as a study lead

  • Liaise with potential investigators in non-sponsored clinical research

  • Lead and/or participate on project teams that support MSL strategies and tactics as delegated by MSL leadership

  • Advance the MSL value proposition, identify gaps, achieve results, and set an example for others to follow by consistently demonstrating Amgen's values and leadership attributes. Demonstrate tact and integrity when communicating and interacting with others.

  • Lead and support congress activities as aligned with strategy

  • Compliantly collaborate with cross-functional colleagues. May serve as the main point of contact.

  • Maintain clinical acuity and expertise and ensure timely completion of assigned training. May serve as a training lead, new hire mentor, and/or international MSL mentor or trainer.


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our outstanding contributions to serve patients. The versatile professional we seek is a key collaborator with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degreeand 2 years in Regional Medical Liaison experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Pharm.D., Ph.D., M.D., or D.O. (Other doctoral degrees are considered.)

  • 7 or more years of experience in a medically related field, including 1 or more years focused on clinical practice, clinical research, or medical research. Experience in a medically related field can include post-doctoral training (e.g., residencies and/or fellowships).

  • 3+ years in a medical science liaison role in a biotech or pharmaceutical company

  • Current experience in Scientific Affairs or Medical Affairs at a biotech or pharmaceutical company

  • Oncology therapeutic area expertise


What you can expect of us

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, we also work to care for our teammates professional and personal growth and well-being.

Amgen offers a Total Rewards Plan comprising health and welfare plans for staff and eligible dependents, financial plans with opportunities to save towards retirement or other goals, work/life balance, and career development opportunities including:

  • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including a Retirement and Savings Plan with generous company contributions, group medical, dental and vision coverage, life and disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts.

  • A discretionary annual bonus program, or for field sales representatives, a sales-based incentive plan

  • Stock-based long-term incentives

  • Award-winning time-off plans and bi-annual company-wide shutdowns

  • Flexible work models, including remote work arrangements, where possible

Apply now

for a career that defies imagination

Objects in your future are closer than they appear. Join us!

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider you without regard to your race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


We are all different, yet we have this in common: our mission to serve patients. This sense of shared purpose is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies. It guides us as we continue to launch new medicines and reach millions of patients worldwide.

We live the mission.

We win together.

We thrive on continual challenge.

Our team of 22,000+ scientists and professionals worldwide bring distinct perspectives and experiences to all we do. We leverage our global talent to achieve together—to research, manufacture and deliver ever-better products and greater depth to our mission.

At Amgen, there is a strong correlation between our high level of diversity and performance. Because addressing issues with a wider range of perspectives and approaches leads to more creative problem-solving. Together, we’re transforming the promise of science and biotechnology into therapies that have the power to restore health.

Connect with us to explore how you can Win, Live, and Thrive at Amgen.

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