Medical Science Liaison, Dermatology- Toronto/ON

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Category : Sanofi Genzyme, Diabetes and Cardiovascular, General Medicines and Established Markets, Specialty Care, Medical

Industry : Pharmaceutical

Employer : Sanofi

Job Summary

Reporting to the Medical Director Immunology (Dupixent), the Medical Science Liaison (MSL) is a field-based role responsible for cultivating current and future Thought Leaders by sharing evidence-based data to support commercialized products, to introduce forthcoming products, and to engage them in Sanofi Genzyme clinical development programs.

The MSL will:

  • Present data and disease management concepts on medical treatment to Physicians, Nurses, and Patient Support Groups when requested.
  • Contribute to developing research opportunities (local clinical trials & investigator initiated studies) and educational projects at academic institutions.
  • Provide therapeutic area support including response to unsolicited off-label information on products & therapies, if requested by healthcare practitioners.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

Thought Leader Development

  • Identify, develop, and maintain relationships with current and future Thought Leaders
  • Develop speakers and advocates among Thought Leaders.
  • Link internal partners to external Thought Leaders for education and research collaboration.
  • Advisory board development of scientific content which is relevant and aligned with global priorities
  • Link Thought Leaders to other external customers.
  • Publication planning and implementation.

Medical Education

  • Disseminate scientific information including innovative medical education materials and research concepts to Thought Leaders.
  • Deliver clinical and scientific presentations to healthcare audiences.
  • Foster medical and scientific information exchange between the medical community and Sanofi Genzyme.
  • Contribute to strategic initiatives and training of the sales/marketing teams.
  • Develop and maintain a database of relevant educational slide kits
  • External scientific material review e.g most current and relevant publications
  • National conference activities: attendance, key abstract identification, executive summary of presentations and posters from the conference.
  • Partnering with medical information in development and review of written responses
  • Clinical and Scientific training for both medical and marketing

Clinical Development

  • Study site identification, recruitment facilitation and enrollment.
  • Discuss and support the submission of Investigator Initiated Study proposals
  • Identify existing data and facilitate publications as appropriate.

Customer Relationship Management

  • Presents evidence-based clinical and scientific data to support therapeutic decisions in patient care.
  • Liaise between academic centres and Sanofi Genzyme.
  • Contributes to the evaluation of grants for educational and research initiatives.
  • Interact with the US and Global Medical Affairs Dermatology Team



  • MSc, PhD, PharmD, MD Experience
  • Minimum two or more years in an MSL function
  • Clinical experience in dermatology/immunology
  • Demonstrated experience in building relationship with Thought Leaders, pharmacists, nurses, and patient support groups.

Specific skills and/or competencies

  • Entrepreneurial spirit/Self-dependent.
  • Leadership skills
  • Strategic agility
  • Results-oriented
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Scientific and business acumen
  • Ability to critically appraise scientific data
  • Facilitation skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Experience in developing and providing training and education programs

Travel is required up to 75% of the time. Travel will be primarily domestic, and will include some travel within North America.

Languages: English, French is a plus

Computer Knowledge: Microsoft Outlook,Electronic mail,Microsoft Word,Microsoft Excel,Microsoft PowerPoint

About Sanofi –

Sanofi is dedicated to supporting people through their health challenges. We are a global biopharmaceutical company focused on human health. We prevent illness with vaccines, provide innovative treatments to fight pain and ease suffering. We stand by the few who suffer from rare diseases and the millions with long-term chronic conditions. With more than 100,000 people in 100 countries, Sanofi is transforming scientific innovation into healthcare solutions around the globe.     

Sanofi entities in Canada include the Diabetes and Cardiovascular Care Business Unit, the General Medicines and Established Products Business Unit, Sanofi Pasteur (vaccines), Sanofi Genzyme (specialty care) and Sanofi Consumer Health. Together they employ close to 1,900 people. In 2015 Sanofi companies invested $133.3 million in R&D in Canada, creating jobs, business and opportunity throughout the country.

Sanofi is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to attract, develop and retain highly talented employees from diverse backgrounds, allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives. We welcome and encourage applications from all qualified applicants.  Accommodations for persons with disabilities required during the recruitment process are available upon request.

Thank you in advance for your interest.

Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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