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Bayer Medical Science Liaison I - Women's Health (Territory Covers CO, MN, IA,KS, NE, ND, SD) in Cedar Rapids, 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.

Medical Science Liaison I - Women's Health (Territory Covers CO, MN, IA,KS, NE, ND, SD)

The Medical Science Liaison (MSL) provides scientific and objective information to healthcare providers and researchers in therapeutic areas

of interest to BHCP. The MSL serves as technical and scientific support in the field for healthcare providers ensuring safe and effective use of

Bayer products including timely adverse event reporting and responses to unsolicited requests for detailed product and disease state information.

The MSL also develops a complete understanding of national and regional experts in specific therapeutic categories and the healthcare

environment in which they work. The MSL will collaborate with internal business partners as an expert consultant to meet specific scientific

needs of internal and external contacts within specific therapeutic and geographic areas.


The primary responsibilities of this role, MSL I Women’s Health are to:

Maintain scientific expertise:

  • Complete core training curriculum and basic MSL Certification;

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

  • Medical conference attendance and reviews;

  • Routine self-paced reading of current publications;

  • Professional licensure with CEU documentation where applicable;

  • Completes recertification where applicable.

  1. Opinion leader engagement:
  • Criteria based selection and validation to identify and confirm opinion leader (OL) status;

  • Routine contacts with OLs;

  • Research site identification and Investigator Sponsored Study (ISS) support;

  • Speaker training and evaluation;

  • Advisory Board Support.

  1. Direct scientific exchange:
  • Presentations to external audiences;

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

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

  • Adherence to SOP and compliance guidelines for all external contacts.

  1. 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.

  1. Ascertain and report current therapeutic area trends and other 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.

  1. Complete and accurate documentation:
  • Complete and timely documentation of interactions and contacts within appropriate database(s);

  • Administrative reports including expense reports and status completed in a timely manner.


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:

  • BA/ BS Degree required. Advanced degree in Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Medicine, Nursing or equivalent experience is preferred;

  • 0-3 years in healthcare or pharmaceutical industry as a MSL preferred, marketing or 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:

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

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

  • Demonstrated expertise in the drug discovery and drugdevelopmentprocess;

  • Established track record in basic or clinical research.


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: 67421

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