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Senior Medical Science Liaison (Georgia, Florida, Carolinas)

Adaptive Biotechnologies

Adaptive Biotechnologies

State of Sergipe, Brazil
Posted on Tuesday, October 24, 2023

At Adaptive, we’re Powering the Age of Immune Medicine. Our goal is to harness the power of the adaptive immune system to transform the way diseases are diagnosed and treated.

As an Adapter, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference in people’s lives. With Adaptive, you’ll create a career highlight through collaboration with bright, curious colleagues working at the apex of innovation and application.

It’s time for your next chapter. Discover your story with Adaptive.

Position Overview

The Senior Medical Science Liaison responsible for developing and expanding the clinical community’s knowledge of the role for Minimal Residual Disease (MRD) in the management of lymphoid malignancies by educating and informing physicians about the clonoSEQ Assay. Our MSL team will provide up-to-date medical information and education to local, regional, and national thought leaders related to use of the clonoSEQ Assay in hematological malignancies. Engagements include scientific exchange on relevant disease state(s) as well as the scientific advantage of NGS based MRD assessment.

The Sr MSL role also includes developing creative and innovative tactics for addressing the specific needs of key customers; coordinate and manage regional investigator trials; represent real time voice of customer input related product development opportunities; conduct clinical presentations to payer organizations and patient advocacy groups. A minimum oversight is needed for Sr MSL role to drive above.

Key Responsibilities and Essential Functions

  • Develop and maintain significant scientific relationships with hematology Key Opinion Leaders
  • Focus to include educating physicians and other healthcare providers in the community oncology setting on disease state awareness, next generation sequencing minimal residual disease, and clinical utility through 1:1 discussions/presentations, roundtable discussions, or formal presentations
  • Serve as a trusted clinical education/information subject matter expert to HCPs within academic and community institutions to help them better understand how MRD can be implemented in the patient’s clinical journey
  • Provide internal teams with feedback and insights from interactions and discussions with HCPs
  • Coordinate local and regional investigator initiated research (IIR)
  • Manage IIR milestones and objectives
  • Report on scientific sessions at congresses
  • Respond to and document unsolicited requests for scientific information
  • Provide clinical input and assist with training to internal functions as requested
  • Work closely with other field-based teams and HQ staff to respond to information requests in a timely manner
  • Address complex scientific/clinical topics and projects with minimal/no oversight

Position Requirements (Education, Experience, Other)


  • MD, PharmD, or PhD preferred. Advanced professional degree (NP, PA, RPh, etc.) may be considered for candidates with significant clinical hematology/oncology experience.
  • 4+ years relevant industry and/or hematology/oncology disease experience required.
  • 2+ years MSL experience preferred.
  • In-depth scientific and/or therapeutic knowledge required.
  • Demonstrated understanding of clinical trial management.
  • Working knowledge of regulatory guidance and reporting requirements.
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong presentations skills including excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work effectively in a cross functional team.
  • A self-starter with a results-driven mentality and positive attitude.
  • Computer proficiency in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Adobe.
  • Existing relationships with key opinion leaders and affiliated institutions preferred.

Working Conditions

Ability to travel up to >70% of the time


Salary Range: $179,800 - $269,600

Possible “other compensation” elements to include:

  • equity grant
  • bonus eligible
  • transportation reimbursement

Interested in this position, but don’t meet all the requirements? Adaptive is committed to building diverse, equitable, and inclusive teams across our organization. Please consider applying even if your experience doesn’t match all the qualifications; you may be the exact candidate we’re searching for!

Adaptive is not currently sponsoring candidates requiring work authorization support for this position.

Adaptive’s posted compensation information includes a base salary (or hourly rate) range and summary of other available total compensation. The base salary range represents a minimum-to-maximum salary (or hourly rate) available to candidates upon extension of offer. Base salary is thoughtfully considered upon offer and is determined through multiple evaluation checks throughout the interview process, including: a candidate’s ability to meet minimum qualifications (skills/experience/education), a candidate’s ability to thoughtfully address preferred qualifications, current market conditions, and internal pay equity. Listed base salary is exclusive of bonus, commission, equity, differential pay, benefits, and other incentives.

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