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Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals Medical Science Liaison (Immune Cell Therapy) - West in Denver, Washington

Job Title

Medical Science Liaison (Immune Cell Therapy) - West


JR000013945 Medical Science Liaison (Immune Cell Therapy) - West (Open)


Hospital Field Office - USA102

Additional Locations

Denver, CO, Las Vegas, NV, Long Beach, CA, Los Angeles, CA, Phoenix, AZ, Sacramento, CA, Salt Lake City, UT, San Diego, CA, San Francisco, CA, Seattle, WA

Job Description

A Medical Science Liaison (MSL) will serve as a liaison to the medical/scientific community and will be responsible for establishing, nurturing, and sustaining relationships with key stakeholders within the geographic and therapeutic area of coverage. This position, part of Medical Affairs, is field-based and necessitates a robust scientific foundation, either through technical or clinical expertise. MSLs are expected to be trusted sources of clinical and scientific information and also provide practical guidance to healthcare practitioners, key opinion leaders (KOL), professional associations, and healthcare payers. MSLs are accountable for ensuring that regional field strategies are executed in harmony with the company's scientific goals.


KOL Engagement

  • Develop relationships with focus KOLs in their assigned territory through engaging in scientific exchange

  • Engage in peer-to-peer scientific dialogue effectively communicating scientific, medical, technical, or product (reactive) content

  • Support HCP field education, training, and safe use of drugs or biologics.

  • Assess KOL alignment with the key scientific discussion topics to inform territory and medical strategy

  • Identify KOL Advocates and Collaborators within your assigned territory

  • Compliantly support company sponsored research, investigator-initiated research, external collaborative research, and publications associated with MNK product(s)

  • Stay abreast of emerging scientific literature/clinical data and translate to applicable knowledge.

    HCP Engagement

  • Ensure appropriate communication of clinical and scientific information regarding FDA approved and pipeline products in a timely, ethical, and customer-focused manner with support of your manager

  • Respond to MIRFs with an initial contact within 2 days and a full answer within 3 weeks (when a standard response letter doesn’t exist)

    Scientific Insights

  • Collect scientific and clinical insights based on scientific information/clinical data sharing to optimize medical communications and coordinated strategy and tactics across the organization.

  • Respond to all requests for directed insights within the expected timeframe

  • Participate in advisory boards as requested

    Internal Project Support

  • Contributes scientific content and/or helps create materials in support of a project or initiative

    Teamwork & Leadership

  • Participate in team calls, projects, and activities

  • Collaborate with MSL colleagues

  • Understand and operate in alignment with the MNK Values and Leadership Framework

Travel can be expected to the following states: California, Washington, Oregon, Nevada, Colorado, Utah, or Arizona


  • Advanced scientific degree (MD, OD, PhD, PharmD) or clinical degree (NP, PA) ; or equivalent clinical experience (e.g., RN, RT) if appropriate

  • 2+ years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry, other healthcare environment or equivalent experience

  • Ability to effectively communicate scientific content through face-to-face individual meetings, small group interactions, and in writing

  • Effective collaboration with internal departments is essential, and the ability to work cohesively as a strong team player

  • Demonstrate independence, adaptability, and strong interpersonal skills while showcasing problem-solving abilities, strategic thinking, and a patient-centered approach

  • Committed to full compliance with all company SOPs, regulatory requirements, and applicable laws including PhRMA guidelines for field-based personnel

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license


  • Prior experience in Immunology

  • Demonstrated ability to access and develop relationships with external stakeholders

  • Thorough knowledge of medicine, treatment guidelines, clinical research processes, customer strategies, and FDA promotional guidelines, regulations, and ethical guidelines

    Organizational Relationship/Scope:

This position reports to the MSL Field Director. The MSL may have contact with internal colleagues in pharmaceuticals, marketing, sales, research and development, strategy/portfolio management, regulatory, and medical affairs team members. External collaboration includes trade associations, professional societies, payers, clinicians, policy thought leaders, and various government personnel and agencies. Collaboration across a matrix organization is required. MSLs have no sales objectives or accountability for prescribing or sales of any MNK product(s) and are required to avoid any situations that could create the appearance that they have such responsibilities.

Working Conditions:


Ability to travel, up to 60% of the time

Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals offers employees a Total Rewards package, which includes competitive base pay and bonus opportunities, excellent benefits, an outstanding work environment and the chance to grow, both financially and professionally.

The pay range for this position in Colorado is $140k-$175k annually, however base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, experience, education, and accreditations. A full range of medical, financial, and other benefits are provided as part of the compensation package. This information is provided per the Colorado Equal Pay Act. Base pay information is based on market location.


Mallinckrodt is a global specialty p harmaceutical business that develops, manufactures, markets and distributes specialty pharmaceutical products. Areas of focus include therapeutic drugs for autoimmune and rare disease specialty areas like neurology, rheumatology, nephrology, ophthalmology and pulmonology; immunotherapy and neonatal respiratory critical care therapies; and analgesics and central nervous system drugs. The company's core strengths include the acquisition and management of highly regulated raw materials; deep regulatory expertise; and specialized chemistry, formulation and manufacturing capabilities. The company's Specialty Brands segment includes branded medicines; its Specialty Generics segment includes specialty generic drugs, active pharmaceutical ingredients and external manufacturing.

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Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals (“the Company”) maintains a continuing policy of non-discrimination in employment. The Company is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based upon age, ancestry, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), disability (mental and physical), marital status, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, national origin (including language use restrictions), political activities or affiliation, race, sex (including pregnancy, child birth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, child birth or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and gender expression, sexual orientation, as well as any other category protected by law. Furthermore, it is our policy to provide equal opportunity to individuals with disabilities and protected veterans in all phases of the employment process and in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations on every location in which the company has facilities. This policy of non-discrimination shall include, but not be limited to, the following employment decisions and practices: recruiting, hiring; promotions; demotions or transfers; layoffs; recalls; terminations; rates of pay or other forms of compensation; selection for training, including apprenticeship; and recruitment or recruitment advertising.

Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals is required to report certain payments or transfers of value (such as expense reimbursement, meals, transportation) made to U.S.-licensed healthcare professionals in compliance with the federal Physician Payment Sunshine Act (i.e. Open Payments) and certain state laws.