Medical Science Liaison - Gyn Onc/Breast Cancer - New England (MA/CT/RI)

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Medical Science Liaison - Gyn Onc/Breast Cancer - New England (MA/CT/RI)


Medical Science Liaison – Gyn Onc/Breast Cancer – New England (MA/CT/RI)

As an Oncology Medical Science Liaison and the representative of BioNTech’s Global Oncology Medical Affairs department, your main role will be to establish collaborations with external healthcare professionals/experts, scientific opinion leaders and institutions to share and discuss evidence-based medical and scientific information about our oncology/solid tumor R&D portfolio, with initial focus on gyn malignancies & breast cancer.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Act as member of BioNTech’s US field based scientific/medical expert team delivering medical education, updates, and gaining insights from US HCPs
  • Development of partnerships with investigators, thought leaders, and healthcare professionals involving scientific, evidence-based communication and education.
  • Supporting and identifying US clinical trial sites and opportunities aligned with the overall oncology strategy.
  • Documentation and communication of actionable insights gained in the field to relevant internal stakeholders.
  • Provide Input, support and/or attendance at prioritized oncology conferences, medical educational programs, advisory boards, trainings.
  • Ensure timely, accurate documentation of interactions, and compliance and safety reporting aligned with local policies.


Candidate Requirements:


  • Advanced scientific degree required (i.e. PharmD, MD/DO or PhD preferred) with 3-5+ years of oncology MSL experience.
  • Working therapeutic knowledge of gyn malignancies/breast cancer (with established HCP/external expert network).
  • Preferred location: Boston
  • External customer focus with strong networking capabilities and engagement with the medical/scientific community.
  • Excellent collaboration, networking, presentation and communication skills and a proven track record of cross-functional teamwork.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and adapt priorities according to business and strategic needs, with good understanding of clinical trials/protocols and drug development lifecycle management.
  • Work with the highest ethical standards, with a working knowledge of relevant clinical regulations and industry standards, incl. Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines and PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals
  • Proficiency with remote collaboration tools such as MS Teams, SharePoint, OneDrive, and other Office 365 applications
  • Willingness and ability for frequent travel and driving within territory (50-70%)




Benefits for you:

BioNTech US is committed to employee wellbeing and offers best-in-class benefits & HR programs to support an inclusive & diverse workforce. Salaried/Position-Targeted Hourly Employees working 30+ hours per week are eligible for our comprehensive benefits package. Benefits include but are not limited to:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance

  • Life, AD&D, Critical Illness Insurance

  • Pre-tax HSA & FSA, DCRA Spending Accounts

  • Employee Assistance & Concierge Program (EAP) available 24/7

  • Parental and Childbirth Leave & Family Planning Assistance

  • Sitterstream: Virtual Tutoring & Childcare Membership

  • Paid Time Off: Vacation, Sick, Bereavement, Holidays (including Floating) & Year-End U.S. Shutdown.

  • 401(K) Plan with Company Match

  • Tuition Reimbursement & Student Loan Assistance Programs

  • Wellbeing Incentive Platforms & Incentives

  • Professional Development Programs

  • Commuting Allowance and subsidized parking

  • Discounted Home, Auto & Pet Insurance


…and more! More details to be shared.


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