Johnson & Johnson Careers

Oncology, Senior Medical Science Liaison, AZ & NM

Horsham, Pennsylvania; New Mexico, United States; Arizona, United States
Medical Science Liaison

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1437190405

Janssen Scientific Affairs, L.L.C., a division of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for an Oncology, Senior Medical Science Liaison in the territory of Arizona and New Mexico.
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.
The Oncology, Senior Medical Science Liaison provides clinical and scientific support to opinion leaders, community physicians, investigators and other healthcare professionals related to the current and developing Janssen Hematology Oncology portfolio.
Responsibilities include the following:
  • Follows all internal policies and functions as scientific and clinical expert on current and future Janssen Scientific Affairs Oncology products in the area relevant to internal and external customers
  • Builds external relationships with recognized community and academic opinion leaders to identify and address scientific needs and stays abreast of current scientific trends
  • Provides scientific exchange and clinical support to opinion leaders and community oncology stakeholders on the clinical application of the company’s existing and future products, responds to their unsolicited requests for scientific information via 1:1 or group discussions, as needed discusses disease state concepts and in-depth medical topics aligned with medical affairs strategy
  • Collaborates with partners in Medical Affairs and Research & Development in support of oncology clinical trials, including site identification, assessment, education of investigators, conduct of recruitment events, and participation in investigator meetings
  • Provides support to investigator's requests for investigator-initiated studies according to company guidelines
  • Provides scientific support and leadership to business and Medical Affairs partners, including training, education and other scientific projects
  • Collects and communicates clinical insights and intelligence on the market environment, clinical strategies, competition, and other developments relevant to the company’s success
  • Represents and supports Janssen Scientific Affairs at scientific meetings including congresses, symposia, advisory boards, and investigator meetings
  • Interprets and reports findings with recommendations for action to relevant internal stakeholders
  • Consistently Maintains a Territory Strategy Plan and Shares Insights/Strategic Planning details with Oncology MSL Leadership
  • Develops a description of HCPs, academic and community practices and healthcare systems
  • Describes regional influence patterns, referral data, research activity, changing external healthcare landscape, and description of field collaborative partnerships
  • Builds relationships and seeks to understand KOL perspective by approaching each interaction as an opportunity to build and strengthen relationships
  • Conducts ongoing dialogue with customers to understand KOL perspectives
  • Integrates scientific data into real life practice to meet customer/audience needs, adapting interpersonal style to particular situations and people
  • Anticipates the responses of various individuals and teams based on their vantage point and perspective
  • Leverages knowledge of standards of care and Janssen company/investigator sponsored clinical trials and competitor landscape to facilitate external-internal research communication
  • Seeks to engage with external investigators regarding unsolicited research inquiries and act as liaison to R&D, Medical Affairs and operations teams
  • Provides clinical trial support to identify potential sites, resolve issues with enrolled sites, and participate in meetings as appropriate, including site initiation visits and investigator launch meetings
  • Respond to unsolicited scientific inquiries of Health Care Providers (HCPs)/investigators/health care systems/academic medical centers and population health decision makers integrating scientific data including real world evidence in to real life practice to meet customer needs
  • Presents data and information in a manner appropriate to the audience and request.
  • Execute plans regarding reactive and proactive outreaches as approved via the legal/HCC exceptions process
  • Actively participate in journal, and book clubs including scientific discussions on team calls
  • Regularly share scientific news and findings with team
  • Actively engages in a high level of scientific acumen regarding current standards of care.
  • Sets aside time for self-driven learnings on current scientific landscape
  • Attends scientific conferences to gather and understand new scientific information relevant to the company and the external scientific community
  • Consistently leads one or more scientific or strategic Oncology projects that elevate team acumen or increase visibility
  • Maintains thorough understanding and competence in the following areas: Oncology Franchise and Medical Affairs Field (MAF) mission, vision and operating principles; operating company scientific data and objectives; market dynamics and competitive landscape; regulatory and health care compliance guidelines; corporate policies on appropriate business conduct and ethical behavior; MAF SOPs and guidelines
  • In collaboration with supervisor develops, implements, and documents performance and development plan
  • Conducts regional and local projects
  • Actively documents and shares scientific voice of customer
  • Attend and support local/regional/national meetings and conferences
  • Performs all administrative requirements in a timely, accurate and compliant manner (e.g. expense reports, documentation of activities)
  • Provide regional and local support to enhance sales training initiatives and improve competencies of field personnel in partnership with Sales Development and Development
  • Collaborates with all commercial partners, HECOR, and other MSL teams under Project Drive on a regular basis
  • Proactively identifies and synthesizes data for MSL team and business partners

  • A Doctorate level degree or equivalent experience is required (PharmD, PhD, MD, MSN)
  • Post graduate experience required with preference for oncology clinical experience
  • Must have at least 1-3 years of previous industry experience preferably in MSL role
  • Some research and health care system knowledge is required
  • Residency/fellowship is preferred
  • Must be familiar with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Primary Location
United States-Pennsylvania-Horsham-
Other Locations
North America-United States-New Mexico, North America-United States-Arizona
Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC (6120)
Job Function
Medical Science Liaison
Requisition ID