Medical Science Liaison, Southeast US Job at Sirtex, Atlanta, GA

  • Sirtex
  • Atlanta, GA

Job Description

Sirtex Medical is a global leader in healthcare, with offices in the U.S., Australia, Germany, and Singapore, dedicated to improving patient outcomes.

Our mission is to be at the forefront of minimally invasive cancer and embolization therapies. By partnering with physicians, we aim to provide innovative products that enhance patient outcomes and simplify treatments. Achieving this ambitious goal requires passionate and talented individuals who are committed to making a difference. Our flagship product, SIR-Spheres® Y-90 resin microspheres, is a targeted radiation therapy for liver cancer. To date, we have delivered over >150K doses across 50+ countries, significantly impacting patients' lives worldwide. Our success is fueled by our dedication to serving the medical community, maintaining professionalism, fostering a collaborative work culture, nurturing an entrepreneurial spirit, and continuously pursuing innovation and improvement.

At Sirtex, we are committed to creating a great workplace. We offer a range of benefits, programs, and services to support our employees, ensuring they have opportunities to contribute to our success and advance their careers. Join our inclusive community, where you can collaborate with talented colleagues, bring your ideas to life, and advance your career, all while delivering innovative healthcare solutions to patients.

Job Description

• Drive the development of thought leader relationship-building in strategic disease areas.
• The MSL is responsible for cultivating current and future experts in academic and clinical medicine at regional and national levels, educating and expanding the science supporting Sirtex products.
• The MSL will be a scientific partner to the commercial field team
• Liaise regularly with internal commercial leaders to share feedback and issues from external experts
• Represent Sirtex at medical meetings, conferences, advisory board, outreach meetings at key institutions, and in interactions with thought leaders and strategic corporate partners.
• Identify key thought leaders for medical education and clinical research opportunities.
• Report to Head of Medical Affairs and work with appropriate cross-functional partners to develop and execute strategic thought leader plans to provide needs based, value-added services and to improve their advocacy.
o Identify research opportunities in the form of of Investigator Initiated Trials (IIT's). Through expert relationships, the MSL will facilitate the initiation of research projects and ensure that hypothesis testing is clearly defined and within priority areas consistent with the strategic development objectives of Sirtex. He/she will be responsible for the successful execution of appropriate processes for review, approval, management and support of studies while maintaining investigator
independence according to regulatory and compliance guidelines
o Provide field-based medical support to Company's global clinical research programs
o Deliver high-caliber medical education presentations in a variety of settings and to obtain valuable feedback that can disseminated throughout the organization
o Gather and disseminate competitive intelligence from multiple sources in accordance with company's policies
o Complete accurate and timely administrative reports, projects, and required documentation requests


• PharmD, PhD, or MD

At least two years of experience in the pharmaceutical or medical device industry in Medical Affairs, with experience working with cross functional in house and field based teams.
• Strong leadership qualities and ability to influence and motivate staff. Able to work and align with
multiple Sirtex internal and external stakeholders and build and navigate within cross-functional Sirtex teams
• Must be able to quickly understand and assimilate medical knowledge, critically interpret cutting edge science, determine the potential impact of new research on medical thinking and practice, and have
the ability to transfer and articulate scientific and clinical data into clear conceptual frameworks, disease management approaches, and a pathway to continuously strengthen this concept by new medical evidence.
• In-depth knowledge of complex diseases and the associated medical challenges to provide expert insight, establish and drive the disease vision by rigorous scientific debates with medical thought leaders.
• Effective at giving presentations to internal and external audiences on the medical and clinical aspects of a given disease, product or program.
• Ability to thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced team environment. Well-organized, operationally
effective, and able to do both develop project strategies and ensure reliable implementation of projects with a flexible and solution-driven attitude
• Ability to travel up to 75% of the time with associated weekend work expectations

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Do you want to be part of something bigger? A team whose impact stretches across the globe making a real difference to the quality of people’s lives. Sirtex recognizes that well-being, financial health, and work-life balance are crucial for our employees to achieve personal success. 

Sirtex offers qualified candidates:

  • Diverse and flexible work arrangements to achieve the optimum balance between work and personal responsibilities.
  • A culture of respect, diversity, collaboration, and innovation fostering inclusiveness and superior performance.
  • Attractive compensation and benefit packages which are practical, robust and equitable.
  • A commitment to support ongoing professional growth through career development, on the job experiences and training opportunities.
  • Challenging work which supports the development of new and better ways to improve clinical outcomes for oncology treatment around the world.
  • An unwavering commitment to company values, employee safety and excellence in everything we do.

Diversity drives innovation; inclusion fosters belonging, growth and success. Sirtex believes that it takes multiple perspectives and voices to create a culture and workplace which fosters engagement, teamwork, and employee satisfaction to perform our best and deliver on commitments. We are dedicated to fostering an environment where all employees feel valued, included, and can share their ideas so that we can exceed even our own expectations.

Sirtex is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. Sirtex will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

Job Tags

Full time, Worldwide, Flexible hours, Weekend work,

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