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Medical Science Liaison

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Contact Name: 
Ferring Pharmaceuticals
Organization Name: 
Ferring Pharmaceuticals
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Company Profile: 

Ferring Pharmaceuticals is a globally recognized, research-driven, biopharmaceutical company with more than 65 years of history. Headquartered in Switzerland, Ferring is privately owned with over 5,700 employees in nearly 60 countries. In the United States, Ferring identifies, develops and markets innovative products in the fields of reproductive health (infertility), urology, gastroenterology, endocrinology, women’s health (obstetrics/gynecology) and orthopaedics. Ferring’s US operations employ approximately 800 people.

People Come First At Ferring. The Ferring Philosophy places people at the heart of what we do. This guides our relations with patients, physicians, employees, and other stakeholders. We invite you to share our passion for people and the power of science.

Job Description:

This position serves as the primary field-based scientific liaison between Ferring and thought leaders on the scientific and economic benefits of our Gastroenterology and Hepatology products. This position requires excellent communication skills and the successfully network within scientific and clinical community. This position supports the northeast and mid-Atlantic states. This position is field based in that travel will be expected to be greater than 65% of the time.


• Establish scientific and clinical relationships with thought leaders and academic centers to engage in scientific exchange

• Present healthcare professionals and decision makers within healthcare systems with accurate, unbiased, balanced and timely answers to unsolicited request for information about FPI products
• Provide study support from protocol and budget development to submission and completion for Phase IV as well as Investigator Initiated Trials (IIT’s)
• Provide continuing field scientific support and training for sales and Market Access teams
• Document and forward reports of adverse events to appropriate FPI personnel
• Keep abreast of medical and scientific developments in assigned therapeutic area
• Proactively report competitive activities as well as events that can influence the use of FPI products

•Identify business development opportunities within the focus areas of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
• Develop and deliver very specialized scientific/educational programs including but not limited to formulary presentations for ACO’s, health systems, managed care and related organizations
• Assist Medical Affairs as well as agency personnel in the development of presentations and publications
• Actively participate in advisory boards, speaker training events, clinical investigator meetings, regional national and international meetings when required
• Assist in processing of field request for medical education funding
• Actively participate in key medical and scientific conferences by staffing medical information booths; gathering competitive intelligence on competitors and attending scientific sessions


•An advanced degree (e.g. M.D, Ph.D. or Pharm.D.) in a relevant science area is required. Preference will be given to those with a background in Gastroenterology or Hepatology, however other relevant backgrounds will also be considered. Those with two plus years experience in the pharmaceutical industry (MSL, medical information, hospital formulary, health outcomes, clinical research) will be given preference but those with lesser backgrounds will be considered.
•The ability to apply technical expertise and solutions to diverse/individualized situations is a must for this candidate.
•Excellent presentation skills as well as the ability to successfully interact with medical professionals at all levels are required.
•Working knowledge of FDA and OIG requirements as well as clinical trial design and statistics is required.
•Work is primarily independent in that it is performed without appreciable day-to-day direction. Completed work is reviewed from a relatively long-term perspective for desired results against objectives.
•Represents the organization as a prime field medical contact.

Additional Job or Internship Information
Position Type: 
Full time job
Medical Science Liaison