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Medical Science Liaison



Full Time

On Site


Seattle, Washington, United States


This position will primarily support the North West region and can be located in Seattle, WA or Denver, CO.


The Associate MSL is responsible for providing fair balanced, objective, scientific information and education to health care professionals (HCPs), key opinion leaders (KOLs), managed care key decision makers (KDMs), and internal business partners. The Associate MSL is expected to be responsive to customer needs/requests and to begin identifying and building relationships with key external stakeholders.

The MSL team supports FMC Renal Therapies Group (RTG) mission, vision, core values, and customer service philosophy. The team supports FMC RTG Medical Affairs strategies as it relates to investigational and commercial US products and disease states within the FMC RTG nephrology portfolio adhering to the FMC Compliance Program, including following all regulatory and division/company policy requirements.


  • Develop basic therapeutic area and product specific knowledge to effectively respond to RTG customer needs and requests

  • Engage in limited scientific exchange related to FMC RTG products and therapeutics; ensure timely and appropriate dissemination of clinical and scientific information.

  • Begin to develop and maintain relationships with local, regional, and national KOLs, HCPs, and managed care KDMs using scientific plans.

  • Under close supervision, begin to identify and manage relationships with KOLs as advisors, investigators, and/or speakers for FMC RTG activities in accordance with company policies.

  • Deliver clinical presentations to diverse audiences, including physicians, nurses, dietitians, and managed care KDMs.

  • Communicate the clinical and economic value information for FMC RTG's products to managed care KDMs.

  • Provide scientific support, internally and externally.

  • Understand and support Clinical Research, as appropriate.

  • Review and comply with the Code of Business Conduct and all applicable company policies and procedures, local, state and federal laws and regulations.

  • Assist with various projects as assigned by direct supervisor.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Additional responsibilities may include focus on one or more departments or locations. See applicable addendum for department or location specific functions.


  • The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Must be able to handle frequent interruptions, changing priorities, and/or long hours in order complete projects.
  • Must be able to handle multiple projects with tight deadlines.
  • Must be able to handle frequent overnight travel; domestic travel required at least approximately 60% of the time.


  • None


  • Doctorate in science (Ph.D.), Medicine (MD), or pharmacy (Pharm.D.) required


  • 0 - 2 years' related experience; residency/fellowship preferred.
  • Must be self-motivated in working independently.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; public speaking experience preferred.
  • Effective interpersonal skills combined with the ability to demonstrate poise, tact, diplomacy, and the ability to change the thinking of or gain acceptance from others in sensitive situations, without damage to the relationship.
  • Must be able to multi-task, organize, prioritize, and work effectively in a constantly changing environment and/or tight deadlines.
  • Works effectively in a team by maintaining a proactive and collaborative approach in managing situations involving both internal and external customers.
  • Developing knowledge of Medical Affairs and knowledge of industry practice and regulations.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in MS Office technologies.

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Fresenius Medical Care North America maintains a drug-free workplace in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.