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Medical Science Liaison (MSL) - West

Company: BIOATLA Inc.
Location: Irvine
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionJoin BioAtla Inc.! We are seeking motivating individuals who are passionate about bringing new cancer medicines to patients. About UsBioAtla is a global clinical-stage biotechnology company with operations in San Diego, California. BioAtla develops novel monoclonal antibody and other protein therapeutic product candidates designed to have more selective targeting, greater efficacy, and more cost-efficient and predictable manufacturing than traditional antibodies. BioAtla has a robust pipeline with two programs currently in Phase 2 clinical testing in the United States, BA3011, a novel conditionally active AXL-targeted antibody-drug conjugate (CAB-AXL-ADC), and BA3021, a novel conditionally active ROR2-targeted antibody-drug conjugate (CAB-ROR2-ADC). SummaryJoin an experienced team with a track record of success! The successful candidate will be the trusted scientific partners in the field for external experts and decision-makers engaging in mutual scientific exchanges to accelerate data dissemination. MSLs enhance the understanding of the scientific and medical value of our therapeutics in oncology and gather new insights by bringing cutting edge scientific exchange.Being resourceful and able to thrive in a small Company environment is a key component of this position. Position is field based on the West Coast.Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Engages external stakeholders on medical and scientific information exchange for oncology during one-on-one interactions and group settings, exhibiting excellent scientific and clinical knowledge
  • Uses strong knowledge of oncology and oncology management protocols, healthcare environment and competitors to articulate the medical and scientific value of our therapeutics with external experts.
  • Establishes robust, long-term peer relationships with clinical trial sites, investigators and patient advocacy groups.
  • Actively engages with appropriate stakeholders on medical, clinical, epidemiologic, and scientific topics to advance their understanding of the oncology by sharing information and answering questions based on approved material within Regulatory guidelines.
  • Gathers data and generates insights from stakeholder interactions and provides feedback to the organization.
  • Critically and routinely evaluates and discerns from the information gained from published studies, and stakeholder interactions to develop key insights that deepen our understanding of the market's needs and opinions of external stakeholders and therefore contribute to enhancement of the company's scientific messages, plans, strategy, systems, and product development.
  • Maintains awareness of and assesses emerging evidence in disease area to educate and enhance discussions with key stakeholders.
  • Maintains awareness of clinical trial activity within territory and suggests clinical trials sites as requested.
  • Able to operate independently (with minimal supervision) and navigate complex regulatory environments in person and via digital channels from remote (non-office based) environment.
  • Travel greater than 50% and to evolve as sites permit.Work Environment and ConditionsPosition is field-based with roughly 50% overnight travel. Able to use field-based electronic or other communication tools for all aspects of the job is critical.Position Type and Expected Work HoursThis is a full-time position, typically scheduled to work Monday through Friday. Extensive time is spent at the computer and requires the ability to occasionally lift and carry up to 25 pounds. Education and Experience
    • Advanced degree in a technical, scientific or medical field (MD, PhD, Pharm D) preferred, or other relevant Life Sciences Degree (RN/MS) with Healthcare Specialty required.
    • At least 2 years MSL experience is required and 5 years or more of experience is preferred.
    • Previous solid tumor oncology experience required. Experience in immuno-oncology with focus on lung cancer, melanoma and sarcoma is preferred.
    • Valid driver's license with a clean driving record and ability to pass a complete background check.
    • Responsible for operating the motor vehicle using safe driving practices, knowledge of and compliance with all company policies, and obeying all traffic laws.
    • Experience working closely with investigative sites, and clinical trial personnel.
    • Clear understanding of medical practice, clinical decision making and healthcare systems in region related to patient care.
    • Ability to interpret key scientific data and translate this information to meet educational and research needs.
    • Demonstrated ability to address educational and research needs through delivery of cutting edge scientific/evidenced based data.
    • Understand the design and execution of research studies.
    • Exemplary communication and presentation skills.
    • Experience in working on multi-disciplinary teams and managing significant volume of projects.
    • Motivated to work in a fast-paced, high accountability, small company environment.
    • A "can do" and collegial professional who leads through influence and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to work in partnership with a multidisciplinary group of colleagues and translating concepts into practical approaches.
    • Able to travel up to 50% Powered by JazzHRrxMNg3DukZ

Keywords: BIOATLA Inc., Irvine , Medical Science Liaison (MSL) - West, Healthcare , Irvine, California

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