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Oncology MSL

Full-Time Ontario, Canada
Health & Biotech
17 November 2023
  • In the therapeutic area of oncology, identify and develop relationships with key thought leaders that are in alignment with Takeda Canada’s scientific and business objectives.
  • Provide scientific expertise, and engage in ongoing scientific exchange and balanced discussion of science, to support the assigned region with product and disease state knowledge through individual and group presentations of scientific information to both key thought leaders and to internal Takeda personnel, and between these groups.
  • Ensure Medical Scientific Liaison (MSL) metrics (both quantitative and qualitative) are achieved.
  • Collect medical insights and intelligence, and interpret and communicate relevant information in order to define, update, and support the organization’s scientific and business strategies as it relates to the brand(s), competitors, disease states and overall therapeutic knowledge. The goal is to develop and maintain extensive knowledge of disease, its treatment and the competitive landscape.
  • Identify educational opportunities that are aligned with Takeda’s medical education strategies.
  • Provide assistance with clinical education, publication, communication, training, and advisory programs, to support key thought leader and/or company initiatives.
  • Identify and facilitate Investigator Sponsored Research (ISR) aligned with Takeda’s medical strategies. Facilitate review and track progress of ISR proposals.
  • Provide assistance in identifying, evaluating, and screening qualified research sites for clinical investigation. Support clinical trial operations as needed with trial and therapeutic education.
  • Provide medical booth and session coverage at scientific meetings and reports information of strategic interest to Takeda, along with scientific representation of company at scientific meetings.
  • Address unsolicited requests for medical information from health care professionals, including physicians, patient advocacy groups, medical institutions, pharmacy, etc.
  • Deliver scientific and medical training to internal partners.
  • Provide clinical presentations and medical information to government accounts, upon request.
  • Complete all required training, activity documentation, expense reporting, and other administrative responsibilities in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Perform all company business in full compliance with all regulations (e.g., IMC, PAAB, etc.), company policies and procedures, and industry or legal requirements.


  • MD, Ph.D. or Pharm.D.
  • Fluent in English


  • 5 years of medical liaison experience within the pharmaceutical industry, with 5 years of healthcare or experience in one or more of the following (medical affairs, managed markets, clinical practice, clinical research or academic) following award of health sciences degree.
  • Therapeutic area experience in colorectal cancer and/or Lung Cancer
  • Clinical, research, or teaching experience.

Travel Requirements

  • Willingness to travel to various meetings or client sites, including overnight trips. Some international travel may be required.
  • Requires approximately 70 % travel.


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