Posted to MedZilla on 9/23/2017

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-NY, Senior Medical Science Liaison 1701609-MZ


Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and support your career?If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda. Join us as a Senior Medical Science Liaison in ourNew York geography.

Takeda is a global pharmaceutical leader with more than 31,000 professionals working together across 70 countries. We have an unwavering dedication to put people first and we live our values of Takeda-ism Integrity, Fairness, Honesty, and Perseverance. We are united by our 235-year legacy of research-based pharmaceuticals and our mission to strive toward Better Health and a Brighter Future for people worldwide through leading innovation in medicine.

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Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. As aSenior Medical Science Liaison working on the Medical Affairs team, you will be empowered to apply your medical experience and subject matter expertise in order to expand and
leverage thought leader relationships. A typical day will include:

Participating and contributing to projects and initiatives within a matrix environment that increase the value and productivity of Medical Affairs (MA).

Expanding on and leveraging thought leader relationships by aligning thought leader expertise with Takeda needs. Successfully connecting thought leaders internally to serve as advisors, expert guest speakers, investigators, and business development partners.

Leading and facilitating the fulfillment of unsolicited requests, coordinates and delivers scientific, pharmacoeconomic, and disease awareness information as presentations or other forms of scientific exchange to regional managed care organizations, payers, and other formulary decision makers.

Actively participating in executing MA strategy at medical conferences by identifying relevant sessions, coordinating field coverage, and proactively facilitating thought leader interactions with Takeda stakeholders.


The qualified candidate will have a doctoral degree in a health sciences related field such as a PharmD, MD or Ph.D., with a thorough grasp of the pharmaceutical industry.

Three years of healthcare or related experience (managed markets, clinical practice, research or academic) following award of doctoral degree including a minimum of 2 years of medical liaison experience within the pharmaceutical industry.

Well-versed in highly technical and scientific languages in order to communicate with key Thought Leaders, Medical Affairs, Research and Development, as well as other key internal and external stakeholders.

Firm understanding of the key phases, processes, and techniques that are involved in both the pre-clinical and clinical aspects of drug development.

Overnight travel (40-60%), including some weekend commitments.


Therapeutic area experience.

Clinical, research, or teaching experience.

Desire to put people first and demonstrate the values of Takeda-ism.


To further support and inspire our employees, our benefits include:

  • 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Company match of charitable contributions
  • Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings
  • Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days
  • Community Outreach Programs

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