Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

Patients are at the heart of everything we do at Loxo Oncology, and we continue to be motivated by our goal of improving the lives of people living with cancer. We pursue this goal with a tenacity, focus, and commitment to excellence that defines who we are and how we work.

We seek dedicated, passionate, hardworking, intelligent, thoughtful, and authentic individuals who thrive within a collaborative and fast-paced environment and will bring their experiences, unique perspectives and problem-solving skills to the team. In return, we cultivate an environment that rewards and recognizes hard work and provides opportunities for learning and growth as part of a team making a meaningful difference in the lives of patients.

Diagnostics Medical Science Liaison - Pacific/Northwest

Location: Remote

Reports To:

Senior Director, Medical Affairs

Position Summary

Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, South San Francisco, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

The Diagnostics Medical Science Liaison (DxMSL) is responsible for the identification and engagement of targeted groups of regional thought leaders within the pathology, laboratory, and oncology communities with specific responsibility for providing consistent delivery of educational and compliant scientific information surrounding clinical/scientific aspects of cancer diagnosis and biomarker/genomic testing.

Roles and Responsibilities of the Position*
  • Identify and develop relationships with clinical/community/academic thought leaders on a local and regional level.
  • Serve as Loxo Oncology’s scientific representative to the Pathology, Diagnostic and Medical communities and facilitate the appropriate exchange of scientific information.
  • Utilize approved resources to address inquiries, ensuring they are in compliance with all guidelines and regulations.
  • Communicate diagnostic and therapeutic market trends which may impact biomarker/genomic testing.  
  • Participate and support advisory boards and steering committees.
  • Lead and/or participate on committee/project teams which support Diagnostic MSL strategies as delegated by MSL leadership. 
  • Attend identified relevant national/regional/local education meetings and conferences, maximizing opportunities at these events.
  • Develop and implement educational speaker programs for the pathology/lab audience.
  • Educate on high quality comprehensive testing for relevant biomarkers in precision oncology and make ties to Loxo pipeline assets.
Required Qualifications and Background
  • Advanced doctoral degree strongly preferred (e.g. PharmD, MD, DO, or PhD). Candidates with a diagnostic laboratory and or clinical pathology background (e.g. MSN, PA) and extensive hematology/oncology MSL experience will also be considered.
  • 0-3+years’ MSL experience in Oncology or Oncology Diagnostics required
  • Ability to establish and maintain relationships with influential thought leaders.
  • Product launch experience a plus; Laboratory or Clinical Diagnostics experience beneficial.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to excel in dynamic settings with short timelines.
  • Strong written/verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and applications.
Physical Demands / Travel

Please note this role will require up to 50% travel, primarily within assigned region but also nationally and globally as required.

The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Work Environment

This position’s work environment is remote based, with significant travel on a regional basis to various sites.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered by an employee while performing the essential functions of this job.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each role and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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