Sr. Medical Science Liaison

Ohio Valley

Posted on 5/30/2024

Legend Biotech

Legend Biotech

1,001-5,000 employees

Develops cell therapies for cancer treatment



Somerset County, NJ, USA

Required Skills
  • Advanced terminal degree (PharmD, PhD, MD, DO) preferred OR other advanced medical degree (NP, PA, etc.) w/ 2+ years relevant therapeutic area clinical experience is required.
  • 2-3 years relevant work experience (clinical, fellowship, or research experience) and/or related PhRMA work experience is required.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge or experience in the Hematology/Oncology and/or Immunology is highly preferred.
  • A valid U.S. driver's license and clean driving record are required.
  • Ability to drive to or fly to various meetings/congresses/headquarters.
  • Travel on the Job: 60%.
  • Overnight travel, including some weekend commitments.
  • Comfort with utilization of computer, company applications, and remote technology.
  • The MSL is self-motivated, with strategic thinking and strong geographical management skills.
  • The MSL makes customers central to all thinking and recognizes/meets the diversity of customers and their needs, and consistently drives customer satisfaction.
  • Identify KOLs within the assigned territory and establish and maintain scientific relationships with KOLs in both academic and community institutions.
  • Execute activities at the assigned territory level in full alignment with Medical Affairs strategies and tactics.
  • Assist in the oversight of Legend Biotech sponsored clinical trial sites to include, but not limited to, site identification, patient accrual discussions, site initiation or feasibility and to serve and the primary field-based point of contact between investigators and members of the Legend Biotech Medical Affairs and Clinical Development teams; Addressing AE management and education as needed.
  • Collaboration with cross-functional partners including those part of strategic alliances;
  • Assistance with implementation and engagement of key opinion leader participation in advisory boards, consultant meetings, and other scientific meetings.
  • Collect and communicate clinical insights and intelligence on the market environment, clinical strategies, competition, and other developments relevant to Legend Biotech's success.
  • Represent and support Legend Biotech at Hematology/Oncology scientific meetings including congresses, symposia, advisory boards, and investigator meetings. Interpret and report findings with recommendations for action to relevant internal stakeholders.
  • Serve as the primary local point of contact for investigators and their research staff who may participate in company sponsored and investigator initiated clinical trials.
  • Demonstration of excellent oral presentation and communication skills through provision of clinical presentations and information delivery to academic and community healthcare providers in both group and one-on-one settings
  • Relay important medical insights to key Legend Biotech stakeholders as gathered from field interactions and congress/meeting attendance.
  • Assistance in the development of field-based MSL resources and training materials and other projects as needed.
  • Maintain focus and composure in uncertain circumstances with minimal directions.
  • Demonstrate high organizational and interpersonal skills and sound judgment in all functions.
  • Maintain in-depth scientific and therapeutic knowledge, including Legend Biotech and competitive products as well as disease states within the franchise.
  • Fully understand and apply MSL SOP's/guidelines and company HCC/Regulatory/Legal guidelines.

Legend Biotech specializes in developing and manufacturing novel cell therapies for hematologic malignancies and solid tumors, leveraging cutting-edge technologies to deliver advanced treatment options for patients worldwide. The company's pipeline of cell therapies includes agents targeting diseases considered intractable and incurable, with a focus on transforming the world of oncology and medicine.

Company Stage


Total Funding



Franklin Township, New Jersey



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth