ImmunoGen, Inc. MEDICAL SCIENCE LIAISON -SOLID TUMOR - CA, AZ, HI in Field-Based, United States
Work Location: Field-Based
About the Role
Cancer doesn’t care how it disrupts the course of lives. We do. Since our founding, we have pursued one goal: develop targeted cancer therapies to improve outcomes for cancer patients. This singular focus has positioned us as a leader in the expanding field of antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) for the treatment of cancer. At ImmunoGen, each of us is driven by a shared conviction that by advancing precise, targeted cancer therapies, we have the power to offer more good days to patients and their families ― now. It is why we come to work each and every day, and it is what will continue to motivate and energize us in the years to come.
ImmunoGen is currently looking for an individual to join our Medical Affairs team. The MSL will be a creative, resourceful, integrative thinker in a highly visible role that serves as the primary external medical expert in a defined region, providing advanced subject matter expertise in disease and product education as well as facilitating external collaboration opportunities aligning with our mission. The MSL role is a field-based, customer-facing, non-promotional medical and scientific position. The MSL’s key objective is to create impact through advancing clinical practice with relevant therapeutic area education and scientific data within the assigned territory that leads to improved patient outcomes. The MSL must demonstrate deep therapeutic expertise, understand territory and market influences, engage scientifically with healthcare providers (HCPs) and medical experts (MEs), manage, and develop their territory and execute all relevant activities in alignment with the field medical strategy plan.
The MSL will leverage scientific expertise and market knowledge to establish and build professional relationships and engage with MEs (predominantly, but not limited to physicians) in a defined territory as aligned with medical strategy.
The primary responsibility of the MSL is to scientifically engage with MEs - engagements may include but are not limited to emerging data discussions, clinical trial activities, uncovering barriers in patient journey, understanding market dynamics within their territory, exploration of areas of unmet medical need, pipeline discussions, educating on disease state and product, capturing adverse events, and capturing medical insights through all stages of product lifecycle.
Must demonstrate strategic territory vision and ensure appropriate territory identification, mapping, and planning of scientific engagements as aligned to medical strategy, this includes:
identification of key stakeholders with influence on the patient journey and in the disease space throughout the product development lifecycle to establish strategies for education, engagement, and partnership.
identification of opportunities for partnership with academic centers, centers of excellence, and/or systems of care to drive impact within the assigned territory.
identification of opportunities to involve HCPs or MEs when a specific medical need is identified (e.g., publications, clinical trial participation, etc.)
identification of opportunities for internal collaboration with other ImmunoGen stakeholders to drive forward therapeutic area, clinical, or product goals as appropriate.
Provide clinical trial support for company sponsored trials facilitating relevant medical activities and working cross functionally with Clinical Operations and Clinical Development colleagues.
Facilitate and coordinate processes supporting our Investigator Initiated Trials (IITs) and cooperative group trials with external investigators.
Partner with internal Advocacy function to determine engagement needs and educational opportunities for patient advocacy groups.
Regularly and effectively collaborates with internal colleagues (e.g., marketing, commercial) within the assigned therapeutic area and territory to advance clinical practice while maintaining customer centricity in accordance with ImmunoGen compliance standards.
Maintain in-depth knowledge of assigned therapeutic area and our compounds to serve as a medical resource to customers and internal colleagues.
Maintain in-depth knowledge of internal policies and external regulations (e.g., travel and expense policy, state and local laws, institutional policies) and how they affect day-today responsibilities.
Execute all administrative responsibilities and training (e.g., Veeva CRM, e-mail, expense reports, compliance modules, etc.) in a timely manner, including profiling of core customers and ensuring up-to-date information in the CRM.
Champion emerging responsibilities as strategic priorities and territory needs evolve.
Proactively drive personal and professional development.
Must conduct themselves with highest ethical standards with all relevant state and federal laws and regulations.
Works to ensure a diverse and inclusive environment free from all forms of discrimination and harassment.
Life at ImmunoGen
At ImmunoGen, we are looking for forward-thinking talent with diverse experiences and a track record of success, leadership skills, a demonstrated ability to take initiative, and a passion for improving the lives of those living with cancer. To succeed here is to care ― care about what we do, why we do it, and each other. We are working hard to bring hope to our patients and their families, which inspires our teams to aim high and honor our commitment to continuous improvement.
At ImmunoGen, collaboration is not a construct. It is at the core of everything we do and shows up in how we work every day. Here, your ideas and experience matter. We value driven individuals who thrive in a fast-paced environment; who can think about our future and see the promise before us; who anticipate risks and opportunities; who are willing to learn and adapt to change; who are inclusive and eager.
Together, we rise to the challenge before us, advancing our programs on the strength of our deep scientific and commercial expertise and energized by the opportunity to change long-standing treatment paradigms. We pride ourselves on the work that we do, and know that it is a privilege to work in the oncology space and to dedicate our days to helping patients.
Our Unique Opportunity
It’s an exciting time for our organization. The US FDA recently granted accelerated approval for ELAHERE™ (mirvetuximab soravtansine-gynx) for the treatment of folate receptor alpha (FRα)-positive, platinum-resistant ovarian cancer, marking our transition into a fully-integrated oncology company. This is just the beginning, as we embark on an exciting new chapter as a leader in the development and commercialization of innovative oncology products.
Joining ImmunoGen now will give you the unique opportunity to create a lasting impact ― to make your mark on the work that we are doing by leveraging your experience to shape our first commercial launch and the go-forward organization.
The ideal candidate should be self-motivated and driven to contribute to developing the foundation of the field team for ImmunoGen.
Graduate degree in science or healthcare required; doctoral degree preferred (MD, PhD, DNP, PharmD, etc.)
Experience in the Oncology Therapeutic Area is required.
Previous experience as a Medical Science Liaison is preferred.
Field-based, customer-facing position majority of the time with approximately 50-60% travel required to achieve performance and business objectives (face to face, virtual, email, telephone, etc.) including ability to travel overnight and occasionally on weekends.
Must have Valid Driver’s License and an acceptable driving record.
Must have authorization and ability to drive a Company leased vehicle or rental.
Must reside within territory.
We believe in the potential of our people and foster a supportive environment that develops our folks, rewards performance, and incentivizes long-term success. From excellent benefits and competitive compensation to ownership in the company, we want to inspire our employees.
Our benefits include, but are not limited to:
Competitive salary and bonus plans
Top-tier health, vision, dental, and life insurance
Generous paid holidays, time off, and parental leave
Comprehensive package of benefits plans
401K Retirement Savings plan offering a company matching contribution
New hire and annual restricted stock unit and stock option awards for all employees
3:2 office workday for flexible working arrangements
Stipends for learning opportunities
ImmunoGen is developing the next generation of antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) to improve outcomes for cancer patients. By generating targeted therapies with enhanced anti-tumor activity and favorable tolerability profiles, we aim to disrupt the progression of cancer and offer our patients more good days. We call this our commitment to TARGET A BETTER NOW™. Learn more about who we are, what we do, and how we do it at www.immunogen.com.
At ImmunoGen, targeting a better life for people with cancer is what we do, and we believe that a diverse and inclusive team is essential to achieving this. We strive to create a workplace that reflects the communities we serve and where everyone feels empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work. There is work to be done and with the help of our entire team — our employees, customers, partners, and community — we can deliver more good days to those who need them most.
ImmunoGen is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, protected veteran status, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.
ImmunoGen does not accept non-solicited resumes or candidate submittals from search/recruiting agencies not already on ImmunoGen's approved agency list. Unsolicited resumes or candidate information submitted to ImmunoGen by search/recruiting agencies not already on ImmunoGen’s approved agency list shall become the property of ImmunoGen and if the candidate is subsequently hired by ImmunoGen, ImmunoGen shall not owe any fee to the submitting agency.
Requisition ID: 2023-1557
External Company Name: ImmunoGen, Inc.