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Bayer Med Science Liaison II-Pacific Northwest-Cardiopulmonary in Jefferson City, Missouri

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-Pacific Northwest-Cardiopulmonary


The primary responsibilities of this role, Med Science Liaison II, are to:

  • Maintain scientific expertise;

  • Complete core training curriculum and basic MSL Certification;

  • Participate in therapeutic area updates and/or traininginitiatives e.g. journal clubs;

  • Attend to medical conference and reviews;

  • Read in a self-paced current publications and professional licensure with CEU documentation where applicable;

  • Complete recertification and advanced certification wereapplicable;

  • Lead journal reviews and team discussions;

  • Coordinate or lead internal training initiatives;

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

  • Interact constantly with OLs;

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

  • Speaker training and evaluation;

  • Be an advisory Board Support;

  • Advisory Board coordination or presentation at meeting;

  • Act as a liaison between OLs and internal partners;

  • Provide direct scientific exchange;

  • Assist 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 externalcontacts;

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

  • Be a team member for strategic internal projects with cross-functionalpartners;

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

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

  • Identify educational gaps and opportunities within regional andnational organizations;

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

  • Ascertain and report current therapeutic area trends and otherfield intelligence;

  • Review and share current guidelines and treatment protocols forinternal review;

  • Report relevant competitive activity;

  • Report new compound development information and potentialcollaborations when appropriate or requested in line with corporatestrategy;

  • Complete documentation accurately;

  • Complete timely documentation of interactions and contactswithin appropriate databases;

  • Create administrative reports, such as expense reports and statusreports completed in a timely manner;

  • Collaborate as an internal scientific expert;

  • Have a 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.


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.

  • Computer literacy and the ability to learn essential softwareprograms;

  • 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 internallyand externally;

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

  • Excellent problem-solving skills;

  • Good organizational skills with thorough attention to detailensuring 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 (clinical development or other clinical experience may substitute for MSL experience);

  • 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 drug developmentprocess;

  • 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.

Location: United States : Residence Based : Residence Based

Division: Pharmaceuticals

Reference Code: 256201

Contact Us

Email: hrop_usa@bayer.com