Eidos Therapeutics, Inc.
Head of Medical Affairs
Who We Are:
A subsidiary of BridgeBio, Eidos Therapeutics is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on addressing the large and growing unmet need in diseases caused by transthyretin, or TTR, amyloidosis, or ATTR. We seek to treat this well-defined family of diseases at their collective source by stabilizing TTR. Our product candidate, AG10, is an orally-administered small molecule designed to potently stabilize TTR, a potentially best-in-class treatment aiming to halt the progression of ATTR diseases.
Founded in 2013, Eidos is led by a team of industry veterans who are responsible for developing over 30 molecules through IND applications and more than 10 approved drugs. Together with patients and physicians, we aim to bring a safe, effective and disease-modifying treatment for ATTR to market as quickly as possible.
Our business is inspired by our values.
- PUT PATIENTS FIRST
- LET SCIENCE SPEAK
- ACT NIMBLY
- THINK INDEPENDENTLY
- BE RADICALLY TRANSPARENT
Who You Are:
Someone that thrives in a rapidly changing ambiguous environment. Embraces change, continuous learning and approaches each day with an improvement focused mindset.
We are looking for two Medical Science Liaisons (MSLs) to serve one of two territories: (East and West).
The Eidos MSL is responsible for liaising with internal and external customers and providing medical and scientific information on the appropriate utilization of specific Eidos products. They will offer field insights and be experts in the therapeutic area and disease state area. This field-based position will build healthcare provider support, leveraging a scientific approach that is aligned with medical affairs objectives and therapeutic area medical plan. The Eidos MSL will be a credible representative of Eidos Therapeutics in a variety of interactions with KOL’s across their assigned region.
- Develop relationships with health care professionals and provide them with credible, fair and balanced, scientific information about Eidos and its products, research activities, and Eidos product development.
- Liaise with key internal stakeholders to build and execute comprehensive, dynamic territory planning with respect to the molecule, molecule life cycle and therapeutic area, and territory.
- Act as a therapeutic area and product expert as evidenced by regular review of relevant literature, participation in scientific congresses and conferences, and internal therapeutic area training, and to develop competitive intelligence on other products in the therapeutic area.
- Assist in conductance of internal training and communication with the medical, brand team, and territory managers. Knowledge sharing, including KOL and site profiling, and education both internally and externally will be a key area of responsibility.
- Assist the medical affairs team in the identification of potential investigators and research projects. This may include assistance with investigator sponsored trial process, sponsored study site identification, recruitment strategies, and collaboration with clinical operations.
- Excellent interpersonal communication, presentation and networking skills. —Able to participate in a scientific dialogue with KOL’s and researchers.
- Excellent teaching skills and ability to present and discuss scientific material clearly and concisely.
- Proven ability to create and sustain relationships with industry leaders.
- Skilled in clinical research and an understanding of the process of pharmaceutical product development and approval.
- Demonstrated ability to organize, prioritize and work effectively with minimal supervision in a constantly changing environment.
- Willing to travel at least 50% of the time. Evening and weekend work will be involved.
- Able to function in a highly regulated environment and to adhere to all Eidos guidelines and standard operating procedures (SOP’s), while responding to a variety of questions and requests from health care professionals.
- Ability to work independently and to converse on a peer to peer basis with HCPs.
- Pharma experience in cardiovascular and rare disease therapeutic space a plus
- Experience working in a competitive market
- Pharmaceutical business, market knowledge, and experience considered an asset
- Thorough knowledge of the healthcare system, disease management and medical research.
- Ability to understand and summarize clinical trial reports and papers. Ability to research scientific literature, and write reports, papers, and research protocols.
- Solid understanding of GCP and ICH guidelines. Current working knowledge of US legal, regulatory, and compliance regulations and guidelines relevant to industry interactions with health- care professionals.
- Critical thinking ability
- Ability to handle objections and manage issues presented by HCPs.
- Ability to effectively work, function, and contribute with cross functional teams.
- Proven ability to use IT tools and interface effectively with a wide variety of technical platforms.
- This position requires extensive travel; the average travel for this position is 50-70% with some variation based upon the demands of the business imperatives.
Education and/or Experience
- Required: MD, PhD, PharmD or NP with CV clinical practice experience.
- Minimum of 2-4 years in Medical Science Liaison (MSL) role or relevant clinical practice setting.
- Prior experience in biotechnology or pharmaceutical industries preferred.
If you are interested in joining the Eidos team, please apply here.