Medical Science Liaison Nephrology

Amplity Health
March 24, 2023
Portland, OR
Job Type
Work Setting


Amplity Health is looking for a Medical Science Liaison (MSL) with experience in Rheumatology, Immunology and/or Nephrology. As an Amplity employee, you will work in partnership with our client’s existing field-based MSL team as a customer facing representative of the Medical Affairs Department.

This MSL team will be responsible for educating health care providers in the Rheumatology and Nephrology disease areas. They will interface with HCP’s, including Rheumatologists and Nephrologists, to resolve clinical inquiries with in-person and remote responses, develop collaborative relationships with key opinion leaders (KOLs) and improve delivery of clinical care.   The MSL provides non-promotional, disease state and product specific information and medical support in response to HCP requests including information regarding the safe and effective use of medicines.  This will occur through scientific interactions with external stakeholders, delivering support to clinical development colleagues and investigators conducting clinical trials, and offering scientific support for internal stakeholders.


  • Adaptable and agile to provide value across a continuum of both internal and external stakeholders within assigned geography/therapeutic areas.  MSLs are expected to liaise with external stakeholders, to include investigators and potential investigators, professional societies, advocacy groups, and health care professionals, in a non-promotional manner.
  • Gain valuable insight and feedback from the healthcare community medical and scientific information and utilize this information with internal stakeholders.
  • Respond compliantly to medical and clinical information requests from healthcare professionals ensuring all medical information responses are factual, fair and balanced, scientifically accurate and comply with compliance policies and local codes of practice, guidelines and laws to ensure the strictest requirements are met.
  • Maintain expertise in the scientific/therapeutic areas assigned, as well as all therapeutic options, including but not limited to competitor drugs.
  • Support clinical development activities and programs.
  • In depth knowledge of the pathophysiology and treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus and/or lupus nephritis.
  • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with KOL’s, HCPs, institutions and health systems, as well as MSL and medical peer relationships. Effectively present complex information in a clear and concise manner to a wide variety of audiences both internally and externally.
  • Ability to work effectively in a matrix organization and effectively communicate with a variety of business partners.
  • Maintain scientific knowledge in the treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus, lupus nephritis and other disease areas as assigned. Adhere, at all times, to corporate policies and guidance, as well as remain in compliance with all relevant Federal and State legal and regulatory guidelines.

Qualifications , Skills and Requirement

  • Terminal  degree required from an accredited college or university (Pharm D, Ph.D, MD, DNP). Pharm D preferred.
  • Immunology and/or Nephrology or related clinical field with strong knowledge of the pharma/biotech industry preferred.
  • 2+ years MSL experience preferred.
  • Excellent presentation, communication and relationship-building skills.
  • Strong time management and deadline focused skills.
  • Able to anticipate challenges and create strategies for success.
  • Successfully pass drug screen, and full background check, including education and driving record.
  • Willingness to travel weekly as needed (60-80% travel required).
  • Successfully complete all training.
  • Mastery of Office based programs including PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook and Teams required.  Experience with Veeva CRM preferred.
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