Senior Medical Science Liaison - Midwest
AVEO Oncology - Chicago, IL

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Reporting to Medical Affairs, the newly created Medical Science Liaison (MSL) position will be one of the first field based members of the Medical Affairs team at AVEO and will play a pivotal role on the development and commercialization of Tivozanib as well as support for the AVEO pipeline. The incumbent is expected to have expertise in the field of oncology and to be a scientific expert regarding AVEO’s portfolio of products. MSL will serve as a resource for scientific information for key customers, including but not limited to national and regional opinion leaders, investigators, advisors, COOP groups, and physician networks. The successful candidate will be highly driven individual who combines scientific knowledge with a focus on customer service and compassion for the patients we serve. The person in this position will also need to be willing to actively contribute to the establishment of MSL process and policy, KOL strategy development, and tactical planning.

Identify, establish, and maintain collaborative relationships with key investigators, thought leaders, and institutions within academic, clinical, and health care organizations in a defined territory Provide on-site support to clinical operations for investigators in ongoing clinical trials Facilitate and support investigator-initiated studies consistent with company objectives Implement KOL field strategy, KOL identification, speaker development, and support Leadership role in medical education for healthcare professionals through presentations at investigator meetings, advisory boards, and other appropriate venues to enhance product knowledge Competitive intelligence gathering at scientific meetings Establish and maintain regional and therapeutic area COOP group and network relations Provide professional medical affairs representation and support at national and regional meetings including represent AVEO company and products at scientific booths Establish, facilitate, and manage continuing medical education and grant process Leadership role in the publication and investigator/advisor slide development process Facilitate educational grant requests and follow-up educational activity

Qualifications: PharmD, MSN, PhD or RN, Pharmacists Minimum of 10 years of pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry experience, at least 5 of which should be in oncology medical affairs Familiarity with and track record of complying with industry and regulatory compliance guidelines Demonstrated ability to work independently and in collaborative team environment Existing RCC experience and relationships is a plus Experience building the MSLs function, from the ground up, is a plus Willingness to travel approximately >50% of time Experience and expertise in clinical trial design, interpretation of scientific data, market research, competitive intelligence tools, drug information systems, and medical marketing strategies High integrity, sense of urgency, ability to recognize time sensitivity Excellent written and verbal communication skills, exceptional listening skills, strong presentation skills, and good negotiating and influencing skills

We welcome your expertise, your insight and your enthusiasm to help us develop and commercialize novel drugs that bring new hope to cancer patients.


AVEO is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace.
About AVEO

AVEO Oncology (NASDAQ: AVEO) AVEO Oncology (NASDAQ: AVEO) is Passionate in Our Pursuit of Improving the Lives of Patients with Cancer. We are united in our efforts to provide patients with reasons to believe that they can receive effective treatments while carrying on with their daily living. AVEO Oncology is founded on a unique drug discovery and development approach called the Human Response Platform™. With it, we aim to translate cancer biology insights into next generation therapeutics targeted to specific patients living with cancer who will benefit most. The Human Response is more than a novel biology platform – it is our way of responding to the needs of the cancer community with integrity, fierce determination and compassion combined with the confidence that we will transform the lives of those impacted by cancer. This is the AVEO Way – The Human Response.

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