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Sr. MSL II, Glaucoma and Retina (IA, NE, KS, MO, AR, OK, CO)

Denver, CO
Start date
Apr 29, 2024

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Clinical, Medical Affairs
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time
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Company Description

AbbVie's mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines and solutions that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people's lives across several key therapeutic areas immunology, oncology, neuroscience, and eye care and products and services in our Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn.

Job Description

What Your New Manager Wants You To Know

The territory for this position includes the following state s: IA, NE, KS, MO, AR, OK, CO. The candidate should live in one of the following areas: Oklahoma City, Kansas City or Colorado Springs.

The Medical Science Liaison develops and maintains professional relationships with internal and external customers to provide comprehensive medical and scientific support to AbbVie initiatives in assigned therapeutic areas. Facilitates information, education, and research activities for physicians and ancillary healthcare professionals regarding current and future therapies in development or commercialized by AbbVie. Works closely with other AbbVie personnel to ensure information, education, and research needs of healthcare professionals are met and to ensure scientific and technical training needs of commercial organizations are identified and met

Responsible for maintaining annual expenses within assigned budget parameters

Responsible for accurate and timely documentation of above activities

The employee must conduct their work activities in compliance with all AbbVie internal requirements and with all applicable regulatory requirements. AbbVie internal requirements include compliance with ethics, environmental health and safety, financial, human resources, and general business policies, requirements, and objectives.

This is a field-based role. Candidates can live anywhere within the territory of responsibility.

YOU ARE more than just a title, YOU AREA first class team player

You Will

    • Identify, develop, and maintain professional relationships with thought leaders, academic centers and researchers in assigned areas of therapeutic interest to ensure access to current medical and scientific information on AbbVie products.

    • Upon request, present data on AbbVie products to healthcare professionals including physicians, academic institutions, researchers, and other health care professionals.

    • Support research initiatives as requested by AbbVie R&D, Clinical Operations, and Medical Affairs Departments.

    • Serve as internal medical and scientific resource to assigned AbbVie therapeutic areas for development of disease-state and product communications and materials that are medically accurate, balanced, and consistent with regulatory guidelines.

    • Support Round Table and Advisory Board sessions to ensure accuracy of scientific and clinical data.

    • Conducts on-going training to medical affairs, field sales and other internal personnel as directed.

    • May provide support for payer-facing activities to public and commercial managed markets.

Significant Work Activities -Driving a personal auto or company car or truck, or a powered piece of material handling equipment


You Bring

  • Advanced degree with health science background (Pharm.D, M.D., O.D., Ph.D, preferred)

  • Preferred minimum 3-year total specific industry experience (pharma, device, etc.) and minimum 4 years post professional degree practice or relevant transferable experience (clinical practice, academic research, regulatory/scientific)

  • Experience in ophthalmology appreciated

  • MSL experience appreciated

Essential Skills and Abilities:

    • Knowledge of applicable pharmaceutical industry legal and regulatory guidelines

    • Proficiency in Excel, Word, Power Point and other software skills

    • Conveys information clearly, using a variety of media, to individuals and groups

    • Excellent written/verbal communication skills

    • Strong interpersonal skills

    • Strong presentation and teaching skills

    • Ability to convey clinical and non-clinical technical information effectively

    • Ability to engage the audience and help them understand and retain information

    • Ability to learn clinical and non-clinical technical information

    • Ability to work independently and in a team structure

    • Demonstrated success at maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work tasks or environment

    • Ability to adjust effectively to work within new structures, processes, requirements or cultures

    • Strong planning and organizational skills

    • Ability to travel 70-80 %

    • Strong team and leadership skills

Additional Information

Applicable only to applicants applying to a position in any location with pay disclosure requirements under state or local law:

  • The compensation range described below is the range of possible base pay compensation that the Company believes in good faith it will pay for this role at the time of this posting based on the job grade for this position. Individual compensation paid within this range will depend on many factors including geographic location, and we may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range. This range may be modified in the future.
  • We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off (vacation, holidays, sick), medical/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.
  • This job is eligible to participate in our short-term incentive programs.
  • This job is eligible to participate in our long-term incentive programs.

Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, incentive, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole and absolute discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Companys sole and absolute discretion, consistent with applicable law.

AbbVie is committed to operating with integrity, driving innovation, transforming lives, serving our community and embracing diversity and inclusion. It is AbbVies policy to employ qualified persons of the greatest ability without discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, status as a protected veteran, or any other legally protected group status.


AbbVie’s mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people’s lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women’s health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.

Stock Symbol: ABBV

Stock Exchange: NYSE

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