Senior Medical Science Liaison, New England-Upstate NY:
Karyopharm Therapeutics

Karyopharm Therapeutics

The Senior MSL is an experienced oncology professional with scientific, clinical, and therapeutic area expertise responsible for providing medical expertise on all the Karyopharm assets in development. The Senior MSL is a highly valuable member of the Global Medical and Scientific (GMSA) team who represents Karyopharm externally by engaging in highly credible scientific discussions with targeted Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs), internal stakeholders, clinical trial investigators, access stakeholders and other healthcare professionals to help support the medical objectives at Karyopharm. We are looking for someone who approaches the role with thoughtful consideration of the future and is willing to take risks.

This role will support our New England & upstate NY territory.

* Identifies and develops creative, innovative approaches for external engagement
* Partners with leadership to develop strategies that will adapt medical affairs to the evolving external environment
* Understands oncology treatment paradigms, key stakeholders, and healthcare landscape within the designated coverage area (regionally and/or locally) and within assigned institutions.
* Identifies disease concepts and compound characteristics that can be leveraged into product differentiation
* Represents the company at educational events, programs, medical meetings and scientific congresses
* Identify, engage, and cultivate relationships with key opinion leaders (KOLs), clinicians, investigators, and other HCPs within academic and community settings in accordance with compliance guidance for Medical Affairs activities.
* Identifies and engage key KOLs, HCPs, and investigators in scientific exchange on disease landscape & Karyopharm's assets.
* Serves as a key member of the Karyopharm GMSA team to share actionable insights/learnings to help inform and develop the medical strategy.
* Collaborates with other cross-functional internal team members (i.e., commercial, payer/access, clinical development) to share regional/local insights/learnings and contribute to respective strategies.
* Provides support for congress meetings, including scientific coverage, competitive intelligence, medical booth staffing and external engagements.
* Delivers medical/scientific presentations to internal & external stakeholders.
* Responds to external inquiries and deliver appropriate clinical and scientific information
* Responsible for individual documentation of field engagements and contributes to aggregate reporting of the Field Medical Team activities and value to the company.
* Responds to external inquiries and deliver appropriate clinical and scientific information
* Represents Karyopharm at select scientific congresses and professional society meetings
* Travels to meetings, face-to-face engagements, as required, estimated at 60%.


* In order to maintain a safe work environment, Karyopharm requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against the Covid 19 virus at the time of employment.
* An advanced degree in a scientific field (MD, PharmD, PhD, DNP) is required.
* Minimum 3-5 years of experience as a Medical Science Liaison in the biopharmaceutical industry with a focus on hematology/oncology.
* Strong scientific acumen, preferably a background in hematologic and/or solid tumor malignancies
* Exemplary verbal and written communication skill, including formal presentation skills, and well-developed interpersonal skills.
* Knowledge of oncology customer segments and market dynamics
* Demonstrated expertise in building relationships and participating in credible scientific exchange with multiple audiences
* Strong analytical skills: ability to understand and interpret clinical research.
* Resourceful, flexible, and ability to adapt to changing conditions in a fast-paced organization.
* Motivated, self-starter who engages quickly, rolls up their sleeves and operates very effectively in a high-performance smaller, biopharmaceutical organization.
* Working knowledge of CRM systems and advanced knowledge of Microsoft 365 (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint), and a strong aptitude for adapting to new software and apps.
* Thorough knowledge of local compliance


Karyopharm Therapeutics is a global commercial-stage pharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of novel first-in-class drugs directed against nuclear transport targets for the treatment of cancer and other major diseases.

Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc. (the "Company") is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, color, sex, religion/creed, national origin, marital status, ancestry, citizenship, military, reservist or veteran status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or preference, gender identity, gender expression, physical or mental disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or any other category protected under applicable federal, state or local law. Consistent with its obligations under applicable law, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you require an accommodation in the application process, please contact a member of the Company's Human Resources department.