Senior Medical Science Liaison - Hematology Midwest

at Takeda Pharmaceuticals in Dover, Delaware, United States

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R0120360 Senior Medical Science Liaison – Hematology Midwest

Takeda Pharmaceutical

USA – MN – Virtual

About the role:

As a member of Takeda Oncology, your work will contribute to our bold, inspiring vision: We aspire to cure cancer. Here, you’ll build a career grounded in purpose and be empowered to deliver your best. As part of the Oncology Field Medical team, you will report to Medical Science Liaison Director and work with internal and external partners.

How you will contribute:

The Senior MSL is an integral member of the medical affairs team. In this field-based role, the MSL will contribute to Takeda’s mission by supporting the development and life-cycle management of Takeda Oncology medicines. The key objective of the MSL role is to engage scientifically with key opinion leaders in their assigned geography via accurate, scientific, and non-promotional information exchange.

+ Responsible for establishing relationships and engaging in peer-to-peer level scientific discussions around emerging data, treatment guidelines, molecular pathways, mechanism of action Takeda Oncology products including clinical outcomes and research opportunities.

+ Formulate and keep updated a specific territory engagement plan which aligns to and supports the US Field Medical priorities and objectives that are aligned with the integrated medical strategy for assigned compounds/disease areas. Execute the scientific engagement plan according to MSL priorities

+ Regularly collect medical insights and intelligence from scientific exchange with HCPs and medical community. Ensure timely entries of insights into insight tool to ensure relevant information is communicated to internal stakeholders.

+ Respond to unsolicited inquiries for consistent with the field medical SOP.

+ Support Takeda Oncology sponsored research and may assist in identifying, evaluating, and screening qualified research sites for company sponsored clinical investigation.

+ Actively participates in executing USMAO strategy at medical conferences.

+ Identifies potential qualified sites for future pipeline studies.

+ Presents accurate, fair balanced scientific information to external stakeholders in a variety of settings, including 1:1 interactions, and in medical meetings or Takeda sponsored engagements.

+ Completes all required training, activity documentation, expense reporting, and other administrative responsibilities.

+ Daily entry to hospitals and other medical facilities is required. Many facilities have instituted vendor credentialing policies which require vendors to meet defined training, background check, and proof of immunization requirements as a condition of entry. Takeda employees entering these facilities are required to abide by these credentialing requirements.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

+ Advanced scientific or healthcare degree required; doctoral degree preferred. (Health sciences advanced or doctoral degrees such as a PharmD, PhD, MD, NP or DMP/ARNP, etc.).

+ Experience in Oncology is required

+ 3- 5 years of healthcare, clinical, or related experience (residencies, post-doc fellowship, managed markets, clinical practice, research or academic) is required.

+ Possesses superior communication skills, both oral and written, and able to engender trust and respect of peers, team members, and supervisors

+ Versed in technical and scientific languages to communicate with Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs), Medical Affairs, Research and Development, as well as other key internal and external stakeholders.


This territory will be responsible for covering the Midwest states including: KS, MN, MO, ND, NE, OK, SD. The preferred location for the successful candidate to reside would be the Minneapolis/St. Paul or Omaha, Nebraska area.

More about us:

At Takeda, we are transforming patient care through the development of novel specialty pharmaceuticals and best in class patient support programs. Takeda is a patient-focused company that will inspire and empower you to grow through life-changing work.

Certified as a Global Top Employer, Takeda offers stimulating careers, encourages innovation, and strives for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.

This position is currently classified as “remote” in accordance with Takeda’s Hybrid and Remote Work policy.

Takeda Compensation and Benefits Summary

We understand compensation is an important factor as you consider the next step in your career. We are committed to equitable pay for all employees, and we strive to be more transparent with our pay practices.

For Location:

Minnesota – Virtual

U.S. Base Salary Range:

$149,100.00 – $234,300.00

The estimated salary range reflects an anticipated range for this position. The actual base salary offered may depend on a variety of factors, including the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, specific and unique skills, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and the location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will be performing the job.?The actual base salary offered will be in accordance with state or local minimum wage requirements for the job location.

U.S. based employees may be eligible for short-term and/ or long-term incentives. U.S. based employees may be eligible to participate in medical, dental, vision insurance, a 401(k) plan and company match, short-term and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance, a tuition reimbursement program, paid volunteer time off, company holidays, and well-being benefits, among others. U.S. based employees are also eligible to receive, per calendar year, up to 80 hours of sick time, and new hires are eligible to accrue up to 120 hours of paid vacation.

EEO Statement

Takeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.


Minnesota – Virtual

Kansas – Virtual, Missouri – Virtual, Nebraska – Virtual, North Dakota – Virtual, Oklahoma – Virtual, South Dakota – Virtual

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Job Posting: JC257908529

Posted On: Apr 05, 2024

Updated On: May 11, 2024

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