• AbbVie
  • East Saint Louis , IL
  • Healthcare - Allied Health
  • Full-Time
  • 1200 N 1st St


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Applicants must reside near an airport in any of the following states: Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, Iowa, Indiana, Nebraska, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota.

Preferred candidates will reside in the Chicagoland area.
  • External expert (opinion leader) cultivation: Identifies, gains access to, and develops professional relationships with external experts in therapeutic areas of interest within assigned geography.
  • Provides education relative to disease state and AbbVie products across the product lifecycle to healthcare providers and researchers.
  • Serves as a medical/scientific resource to healthcare providers through answering unsolicited medical questions, and addressing other clinically related medical information issues.
  • Clinical trial support: Supports research initiatives across development at the request of R&D to include but not limited to, site evaluation and identification, recruitment, investigator meetings, external expert identification, and study management.
  • Project management: Works with internal Medical Affairs customers to develop and execute a territory plan designed to support and meet shared business objectives.
  • Inputs and maintains internal database as it relates to activities in their geography.
  • Prepares marketplace in new therapeutic areas of interest, which includes creating awareness and relationships for AbbVie in the Medical community.
  • Serves as a scientific resource to commercial partners, as appropriate, to support activities
  • Self-development: Develops and communicates a professional growth plan. Continually educates self on global market issues, trends, and product knowledge as it pertains to specific business responsibilities in key therapeutic areas.
  • Takes responsibility for and actively manages professional development .


  • Advanced degree required (i.e. Pharm D, MD/DO, PhD, PA or NP, BSN) in a relevant scientific discipline. Doctorate strongly preferred in a health science or clinical discipline. Significant industry experience in relevant therapeutic area may be accepted in lieu of education requirements.
  • Greater than or equal to 2 years as a Medical Science Liaison required.
  • At least 3 years of clinical, scientific research or industry related experience or equivalent required.
  • Previous pharmaceutical industry experience within relevant scientific discipline preferred.
  • Ability to identify, analyze, and translate specific territory and corporate needs in order to support both internal and external customers and achieve business and clinical objectives.
  • The Senior Medical Science Liaison must be able to identify, analyze, and translate specific territory and corporate needs in order to support both internal and external customers and achieve business and clinical objectives.
  • An essential requirement of your position is to meet health care industry representative (HCIR) credentialing requirements to gain entry into facilities and organizations that are in your assigned territory. These HCIR credentialing requirements may include, but are not limited to, background checks, drug screens, and proof of immunization/vaccination for various diseases .

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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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