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Director - Molecular Science Liaison - Midwest

Caris Life Sciences

Caris Life Sciences

Multiple locations
Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Position Summary

The Director - Molecular Science Liaisons will establish and lead a team of Molecular Science Liaisons. MSL’s are responsible for communicating the value of Caris Molecular Intelligence (CMI) to external clients, such as physicians, scientists, and other interested parties. This communication primarily involves face-to-face discussions with customers, including Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) in the field of oncology.

Job Responsibilities

  • As Director, this individual would be responsible for management activities such as, but not limited to:

  • Day to day team management of the MSL team.

  • Providing recommendations on national staffing plans.

  • Creation and coordination of the training and enablement plan to ensure MSL’s have the most up-to-date information and education regarding the company’s technology.

  • Tracking of MSL activity and customer interactions.

  • Ensure that each MSL can successfully perform the following responsibilities:

  • Act as a conduit of information/feedback between the medical community and Caris Life Sciences regarding current products and the needs of the medical community to enhance patient care, new research developments, clinical trial activities and therapeutic approaches.

  • Conduct medical and scientific education and support for the field organization in an effort to increase Caris Life Sciences presence and market awareness.

  • Present clinical data and educational materials to physician sites and/or conferences within an assigned region or nationally, as required by Sales, Caris Precision Oncology Alliance (POA) Team, and Marketing.

  • Attend POA/Commercial pitch meetings and other important relationship development onsite meetings.

  • Promote CMI to physician sites across the United States, as required by Sales, POA, and Marketing initiatives.

  • Support and present at molecular tumor board meetings.

  • Read and understand the scientific and technical literature in order to maintain knowledge of the therapeutic oncology field for customer engagement.

  • Assists with other related duties and special projects as required by sales, POA, and marketing.

  • Assist in field training contracted speakers as part of the Caris Speaker’s Bureau.

  • Function as a field trainer of assigned region to provide an extension of our Director of Training.

  • Regional speaking engagements (Roundtables, Grand Rounds, Tumor Boards, etc.) with physicians to broaden CMI understanding clinically.

  • Attend select regional tradeshows, national tradeshows and participate in sales meetings to present relevant data necessary to promote CMI and educate clients in the marketplace.

  • Commercial input/review of marketing material to reflect current molecular landscape.

Required Qualifications

  • Ph.D. or M.D. in a biological science related to pharmacology, cancer biology, or molecular and cellular biology or equivalent training and experience required.

  • 3+ years of management and/or MSL experience.

  • Conditions of Employment: Individual must successfully complete pre-employment process, which includes criminal background check, drug screening and reference verification.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience in a commercial atmosphere such as Pharmaceuticals or Commercial Lab space a plus.

  • Prior field experience working with customers and/or sales organization a plus

Required Training

  • All job specific, safety, and compliance training are assigned based on the job functions associated with this employee.

This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Caris Life Sciences is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.