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Bayer Med Science Liaison II-Hematology in Des Moines, Iowa

Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture. Its products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. At Bayer you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value the passion of our employees to innovate and give them the power to change.

Med Science Liaison II-Hematology


The primary responsibilities of this role,Medical Science Liaison II - Hemathology, are to:

  • Keep the maintenance of scientific expertise;

  • Complete core training curriculum and basic MSL Certification;

  • Have full participation in therapeutic area updates and/or training initiatives e.g. journal clubs;

  • Oversee medical conference attendance and reviews;

  • Make routine self-paced reading of current publications;

  • Oversee professional licensure with CEU documentation where applicable;

  • Complete recertification and advanced certification were applicable;

  • Lead journal reviews and team discussions;

  • Coordinate or lead internal training initiatives;

  • Be an opinion leader engagement;

  • Have criteria-based selection and validation to identify and confirm opinion leader (OL) status;

  • Oversee routine contacts with OLs;

  • Research site identification and investigator sponsored study (ISS) support;

  • Be a speaker training and perform evaluation;

  • Oversee advisory Board Support;

  • Oversee advisory Board coordination or presentation at meeting;

  • Be a liaison between OLs and internal partners;

  • Oversee direct scientific exchange;

  • Provide presentations to external audiences;

  • Provide timely, accurate, specific and balanced responses to professional requests for information (PIR) in collaboration with Medical Communications;

  • Have adherence to SOP and FDA guidance for distribution of scientific information;

  • Have adherence to SOP and compliance guidelines for all external contacts;

  • Provide presentations to internal audiences including medical affairs (MA) and commercial partners;

  • Work with team member for strategic internal projects with cross-functional partners;

  • Have professional organization involvement;

  • Establish and maintain contact with relevant medical, research and educational societies within assigned geography;

  • Attend and report on local, regional and national meetings;

  • Identify educational gaps and opportunities within regional and national organizations;

  • Coordinate team coverage of major national meetings including program evaluation, required attendance and high-quality meeting reports;

  • Ascertain and report current therapeutic area trends and another field intelligence;

  • Review and share current guidelines and treatment protocols for internal review;

  • Report relevant competitive activity;

  • Report new compound development information and potential collaborations when appropriate or requested in line with corporate strategy;

  • Perform complete and accurate documentation;

  • Complete and timely documentation of interactions and contacts within appropriate databases;

  • Provide administrative reports, such as expense reports and status reports completed in a timely manner;

  • Collaborate as an internal scientific expert;

  • Provide resource development and review e.g. FDA Ad Com preparation;

  • Lead project teams or task forces within Medical Affairs;

  • Contribute to product development initiatives in collaboration with Global Product Development or other internal partners;

  • Lead internal training initiatives;

  • Establish and enhance Bayer Healthcare’s (BHC) image of scientific excellence and integrity with U.S. healthcare providers;

  • Establish and maintain long-term engagement with opinion leaders and academic centers of excellence regarding BHC scientific initiatives and business objectives;

  • Help to ensure the safe and effective use of the BHC portfolio of products;

  • Discover additional portfolio opportunities for BHC via research collaboration or expert consultation;

  • Provide strategic insight to internal business partners that result in efficient decisions and continual process improvement;

  • Utilize their advanced technical competence and refined interpersonal skills to represent Bayer as a scientific based organization with integrity;

  • Contribute to the Medical Affairs team to enhance communication between healthcare providers and internal partners improving communication with thought leaders while ensuring that all interactions adhere to the compliance guidelines;

  • Contribute to other internal teams depending on the specific internal initiatives and the background of the individual MSL.


Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values. More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree;

  • Clinical development or other clinical experience may substitute for MSL experience;

  • Computer literacy and the ability to learn essential software programs;

  • Demonstrated expertise in drug information communication;

  • Excellent project management ability;

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;

  • Excellent interpersonal skills;

  • Working knowledge of FDA, OIG requirements;

  • Understanding of clinical trial design and biostatistics;

  • Ability to critically evaluate the medical literature;

  • Ability to work in a team environment;

  • Ability to build productive work relationships both internally and externally;

  • Ability to work independently and a proven self-starter;

  • Excellent problem-solving skills;

  • Good organizational skills with thorough attention to detail ensuring timely follow-through;

  • Ability to travel and manage a demanding schedule.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Medicine, Nursing or equivalent experience;

  • At least two years in healthcare or pharmaceutical industry as a MSL;

  • Post-doctoral residency/fellowship training in one or more respective therapeutic areas associated with Bayer Healthcare’s portfolio (such as Oncology, Hematology/Cardiology, Neuroscience, Diagnostic Imaging, Women’s Healthcare);

  • Didactic teaching experience (i.e., lectures on related topics presented at university type setting);

  • Demonstrated expertise in the drug discovery and drug development process;

  • Established track record in basic or clinical research.

Entirely remote jobs that could be performed in Colorado: employees can expect to be paid a salary of approximately $160,081 (or between $128,100 to $208,100). Additional compensation may include a bonus or commission (if relevant). Additional benefits include (health care, vision, dental, retirement, PTO, sick leave, etc.). This salary (or salary range) is merely an estimate and may vary based on an applicant’s location, market data/ranges, an applicant’s skills and prior relevant experience, certain degrees and certifications, and other relevant factors.


Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.

Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans

Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.

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Division: Pharmaceuticals

Reference Code: 317556

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