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ThermoFisher Scientific Medical Scientific Liaison in Cambridge, Massachusetts

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Medical Scientific Liaison, Pediatrics/Neonatology

​When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do meaningful work, that makes a positive impact on a global scale. Join 100,000 colleagues who bring our Mission to life each day to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. You’ll find the resources here to achieve your career goals and help take science a step beyond by developing solutions for some of the world’s toughest challenges, like protecting the environment, making sure our food is safe or helping find cures for cancer.

How to make an impact?

In this position you will accelerate national adoption and integration of Thermo Fisher Scientific’s B·R·A·H·M·S biomarker assays through a peer-to-peer scientific dialogue in support of the company’s Medical Plan for the implementation of novel diagnostic solutions in diverse indications with a focus on neonatology and pediatrics. You will stay abreast of current trends, engage with professional collaborators. You'll collect scientific insights pertinent to the medical strategy and new clinical research or product claims.

What will you do

  • Educate internal partners and external customers on disease states applicable to our biomarker portfolio particularly forinfectious disease, pediatrics and neonatology

  • Respond to off-label medical information requests with fair-balanced scientific and technical assay and disease state information and serve as the disease and assay clinical expert

  • Interact as a consulting expert with customers to assist in the development of pathways/ protocols to improve our clinical practice and patient management

  • Develop up to date medical content (e.g. bibliographies and medical messaging briefs of new publications) and educational materials for internal and external dissemination and ensure scientific validity of Marketing and Sales materials

  • Support the organization’s digital transformation process with medical and scientific content

  • Systematically identify and profile Advisors, Key Opinion Leaders or other influencers within the therapeutic areas of interest for B·R·A·H·M·S biomarkers and proactively nurture a scientific dialogue and respectful relationship with these individuals (using appropriate tiering approaches and critical metrics to ensure impactful interactions)

  • Develop a speaker’s bureau of external clinical users and advocates deployable for company sponsored education events to provide testimonial of best-practices and optimal implementation of B·R·A·H·M·S biomarkers in clinical routine

  • Attend scientific medical congresses, hold scientific conversations in Medical Affairs conference settings, prepare conference reports and create medical post-meeting communications

  • Generate insights and medical value propositions that inform the selection of the most appropriate clinical indications and use cases in partnership with Marketing, Regulatory Affairs and other internal functions

  • Effectively partner with internal colleagues on claim extension activities and clinical practice guideline development strategies, including support for evidence synthesis and medical argumentation (e.g.as part of FDA communications and regulatory submissions)

  • Provide expert knowledge and disease state insights to the design of clinical study protocols and/or review investigator-initiated study concepts

  • Identify potential opportunities with leading researchers as consultants and for future research projects in accordance with the company’s areas of interest and channel collaboration proposals to the internal review board

How will you get here

Be a self-starter with a passion! We are a team advancing patient care through clinical education, scientific engagement and professional networking. The position requires 3 to 4 days of travel per week that may include multiple overnights.

Education

Graduate degree required. Advanced scientific degree (MSc, PhD, MD) with at least 3-4 years' experience in the field of neonatal and/or pediatric infectious disease strongly preferred (healthcare industry or hospital setting). Previous work history with in vitro diagnostics in a Medical Affairs role strongly preferred!

Location

Remotely based with easy access to a major US airport

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

We are looking for strong communication skills both in writing and via formal presentation

Excellent problem solving and persuasion skills and the ability to create success by professionally presenting Thermo Fisher Scientific (TFS) to both individuals and multidisciplinary groups.

Capability for scientific, creative and critical thinking, and an ability to present and maintain fair-balanced during scientific discussions/presentations. Demonstrated comprehensive skills in establishing and maintaining relationships with a range of industry leaders including physicians, pharmacists, and allied healthcare professionals.

Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. A one team of 100,000+ colleagues, we share a common set of values - Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement - working together to accelerate research, solve scientific challenges, drive innovation and support patients in need.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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