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Sr MSL Oncology Indiana/Kentucky.

Company: Johnson & Johnson
Location: Horsham
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC, a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Senior Medical Science Liaison , GU Oncology to cover the Indiana/Kentucky territory .

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.

In this exciting role, the Senior Medical Science Liaison (Sr. MSL) is responsible for providing fair balanced, objective, scientific information and education to health care professionals and to internal partners as required by scientific and business needs. The Sr. MSL is considered an established scientific and clinical knowledge lead on current and future Janssen products. The Sr. MSL is responsible for staying abreast of current scientific and treatment landscape trends in therapeutic areas of interest. The Sr. MSL provides research support for company and investigator intiatied research.

The Sr. MSL is responsible for building external relationships with the health care provider team (MD, PA, NP, RN, Pharm.D.) and developing and managing a geographical territory. These relationships and engagements will include both virtual & in person.

The Sr. MSL is responsible for developing and maintaining a territory strategic plan, which includes clinical activities with identified OLs, institutions, community practices, pathways influencers and advocacy organizations.

The Sr. MSL role is one that requires a level of competency and experience in the disease state, as an MSL, The Sr. MSL is expected to posess foundational competencies in the areas of Influence & Results Focused, Communication, Stateholder Engagement, Product & Therapeutic Area Knowledge, and Data Insights & Dissemination.

The Sr. MSL will be expected to rapidly identify and compliantly collaborate with field based partners to insure support of the Healthcare Providers which will positively impact the patients that they care for.

The Sr. MSL will continue to enhance their skills in agility, applying the competencies of Change Management, Time Management and Innovation.

The Sr. MSL is responsible for conducting all activities in accordance with current regulatory and health care compliance guidelines.

This is a field based clinical position which required travel, primarily throughout assigned geography, with infrequent meeting travel outside of assigned geography. Travel for this role is estimated at 60%

Consistently demonstrate strategic territory planning and ability to build strong relationships within the territory:
Demonstrates the ability to build community and academic opinion leader partnerships through establishing relationships and conducts scientific exchange with community and institutional HCPs
Respond to unsolicited scientific inquiries of 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
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.

Executes Research Initiatives
Leverages knowledge of standards of care and Janssen company/investigator sponsored clinical trials and competitor landscape to facilitate external-internal research communication
Engages 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
Effectively leads at least one scientific or strategic project, exhibits strategic identification of educational gaps and elevates team acumen

Consistently demonstrates strong scientific acumen
Actively participate in journal club through scientific dialogue,demonstrate understanding of current standard of care, and regularly share scientific news with team members
Attends and provides leadership at scientific conferences to gather and understand new scientific information relevant to the company and the external scientific community
Medical insights: Actively listens for, documents, and shares medical insights. Proactively synthesize data and medical insights for MSL team and other partners
Sets aside time for self-driven learnings on current scientific landscape

Continuously Support Department Operations And Internal Partners
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 Learning and Development
Communicates and collaborates with all field based partners, RWV&E, and other [Insert TA] MSL teams on a routine basis.
Maintains thorough understanding and competence in the following areas (regulatory and health care compliance guidelines; corporate policies on appropriate business conduct and ethical behavior; MAF SOPs and guidelines)

At Johnson & Johnson, we're 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

Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies are equal opportunity employers, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


A Doctorate level degree or equivalent experience is required (PharmD, PhD, MD, MSN)
Post graduate experience is required for Doctoral level candidates, with preference for Oncology clinical experience
1-3 years of previous industry experience, preferably in MSL role, is strongly preferred.
Scientific Acumen: In-depth scientific and/or therapeutic knowledge and experience in the Oncology therapeutic area required
Experience working in GU Oncology strongly desired
Some research and health care system knowledge is required
Residency/fellowship preferred.
Must be familiar with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
This role will support a specific territory and will require up to 70% travel.

Primary Location

United States-Pennsylvania-Horsham-800/850 Ridgeview Drive


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Keywords: Johnson & Johnson, Philadelphia , Sr MSL Oncology Indiana/Kentucky., Healthcare , Horsham, Pennsylvania

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