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Medical Science Liaison, Rheumatology- Illinois, Wisconsin, and Northern Indiana

  • Job Title Medical Science Liaison, Rheumatology- Illinois, Wisconsin, and Northern Indiana
  • Function R&D
  • Sub Function Medical Science Liaison
  • Location Illinois, United States; Indiana, United States; Wisconsin, United States
  • Date Posted
  • Requisition Number 2306111159W
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Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC, a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for a   Medical Science Liaison, Rheumatology/Immunology in the territory comprising Illinois, Wisconsin, and Northern Indiana in the United States.

At the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, we are working to create a world without disease. Transforming lives by finding new and better ways to prevent, intercept, treat and cure disease inspires us. We bring together the best minds and pursue the most promising science. We are Janssen. We collaborate with the world for the health of everyone in it. Learn more at  and follow us @JanssenGlobal.  Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC is part of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies.

Key MSL Responsibilities:

•Build external relationships with recognized opinion leaders to identify and address scientific needs and stay abreast of current scientific trends. Provide clinical support to Rheumatology/Immunology opinion leaders and community physicians on the clinical application of Janssen Biotech's existing and future products, respond to their unsolicited requests for scientific information via 1:1 or group discussions, and, as needed, discuss disease state concepts and in-depth medical topics aligned with medical affairs strategy.

•Collaborate with partners in Medical Affairs and in Clinical Research in support of Phase II to IV clinical trials, including site identification, assessment, education of investigators, conduct of recruitment events, and participation in investigator meetings. Also provide support to investigator's requests for investigator-initiated studies according to company guidelines.

•Provide scientific support and leadership to business and Medical Affairs partners, including training, education, and other scientific projects.

•Collect and communicate clinical insights and intelligence on the market environment, clinical strategies, competition, and other developments relevant to Janssen Biotech's success.

•Represent and support Janssen Biotech at Rheumatology/Immunology scientific meetings including congresses, symposia, advisory boards, and investigator meetings. Interpret and report findings with recommendations for action to relevant internal partners.

•Prioritize franchise customer-based initiatives and field responsibilities, while balancing administrative duties and project responsibilities.

•Build interdependent partnerships by communicating openly and frequently with partners, demonstrating commitment to the partnership in both words and actions.

•Maintain focus and composure in uncertain circumstances with minimal directions.

•Demonstrate high organizational and interpersonal skills and sound judgment in all functions.

•Demonstrate the ability to partner with others to lead or participate in large scale projects.

•Maintain in-depth scientific and therapeutic knowledge, including Janssen and competitive products as well as disease states within the franchise.

•Fully understand and apply MSL SOP's/guidelines and company HCC/Regulatory/Legal guidelines.

•Function with high integrity and follow the Credo.



•PharmD, MD/DO, or PhD degree OR an advanced medical degree - Physician Assistant (PA) or Nurse Practitioner (NP) with at least 2 years of relevant TA clinical experience

• 2-3 years relevant work experience which can include clinical, research, fellowship, or pharmaceutical work experience

•Ability to support travel of 70-75% which includes overnight travel, including some weekend commitments

•Ability to drive to or fly to various meetings/congresses/headquarters

•Must live in, or be willing to relocate to, the territory

•A valid U.S. driver's license and clean driving record


•Knowledge or experience in Rheumatology Dermatology/Gastroenterology/Immunology 

Please note this position does not offer relocation.

At Johnson & Johnson, we are on a mission to change the trajectory of health for humanity. That starts by creating the world’s healthiest workforce. Through cutting-edge programs and policies, we empower the physical, mental, emotional, and financial health of our employees and the ones they love. As such, candidates offered employment must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or secure an approved accommodation prior to the commencement of employment to support the well-being of our employees, their families, and the communities in which we live and work. For more information on how we support the whole health of our employees throughout their wellness, career, and life journey, please visit .

The anticipated base pay range for this position is $120K to midpoint $167K USD. The Company maintains highly competitive, performance-based compensation programs. Under current guidelines, this position is eligible for an annual performance bonus. The annual performance bonus is a cash bonus intended to provide an incentive to achieve annual targeted results by rewarding for individual and the corporation’s performance over a calendar/performance year. Bonuses are awarded at the Company’s discretion on an individual basis.

Employees may be eligible to participate in Company employee benefit programs such as health insurance, savings plan, pension plan, disability plan, vacation pay, sick time, holiday pay, and work, personal and family time off in accordance with the terms of the applicable plans. Additional information can be found through the link below.  Information on benefits can be viewed by following this link:

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