Medical Science Liaison, Oncology

Chicago, IL, USA Req #10508
Wednesday, June 22, 2022


It takes a team of talented people to become one of the world’s leading providers of innovative medical devices.   

AngioDynamics is dedicated to improving patient outcomes by focusing on the development of disruptive and differentiated technologies that address unmet patient needs and supporting professional healthcare providers around the world in the delivery of high-quality patient care.

We accomplish this through: 

  • A Commitment to the Highest Standards of Quality 
  • Relentless Innovation 
  • Operational Excellence 

Our employees receive the highest level of training and endeavor to be the best and the brightest in the medical device industry.  

We are pleased to offer a comprehensive benefit plan that supports the overall health and wellness needs of our employees and their families.

JOB SUMMARY To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. 

The Medical Science Liaison is a field based position and is a key position supporting the business franchises, the sales team and our physician relationships.  The position will be responsible to develop relationships within the medical/scientific community, provide medical and/or scientific data about AngioDynamics products and research to healthcare professionals.  Clinical, scientific and technical expertise will be maintained by the MSL through review of scientific literature, attendance at assigned medical meetings and self-learning.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manages US field based activities related to specific Company’s products
  • Identify, develop, and maintain long-term collaborative relationships with physicians
  • Provide clinical information for the company’s products such as responses to unsolicited requests for medical inquiries (including off-label requests) on the Company’s products
  • Complies with all relevant related guidelines, standards and regulations pertaining to medical information
  • Performs continual independent review of medical/scientific literature on the company’s and competitors’ products and devices
  • Facilitate and vet investigator-sponsored trials and provide medical/clinical teams with feedback and insights from trial leaders
  • Collaborate with sales operations and training departments to implement field training
  • Obtains appropriate approvals on scientific and clinical education resources and activities
  • Serve as an internal and external educator, providing timely, balanced training regarding relevant diseases, therapeutic options, and product requirements.
  • Coordinate content development to ensure integrated, efficient and consistent education information to customers
  • Attend assigned medical and scientific meetings and symposia to: a) maintain awareness of current issues and new data pertaining to assigned products and; b) to communicate scientific information.
  • Works cross functionally to ensure successful integration and execution of projects with Clinical Affairs, Regulatory Affairs, Health care economics, R&D and Business Development.
  • Demonstrates leadership behaviors and maintains alignment to compliance goals and policies.
  • Assist in the development of and updates to corporate research priorities.
  • Effectively integrate customer and business needs in a satisfactory manner.
  • Actively participates in department and cross functional meetings
  • May perform other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities


Regulatory Responsibilities

  • Manage responsibilities to ensure compliance with all relevant regulatory/legal requirements


Individual Contributor

Build Quality into all aspects of their work by maintaining compliance to all quality requirements

QUALIFICATIONSThe requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill or ability required.

Education and Experience

  • Clinical background preferred.  (Registers Nurse (RN), Pharmacist, (PharmD or RPOHs), Medical Doctor (MD) or other clinical experience
  • Minimum BA/BS in appropriate scientific/medical field of study, Masters degree preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of demonstrated relevant experience preferred. At least 1-2 years relevant experience required (clinical practice, academic research, industry)
  • Previous Medical Affairs, Regulatory Affairs or similar medical communications experience in the medical device industry preferred
  • Experience with formal presentation and interaction with clinical experts is highly preferred.
  • Equivalent work related experience acceptable in lieu of degree   No


  • Demonstrated ability to build productive relationships with personnel within and outside of the department and company.
  • Ability to work effectively in multi-functional teams
  • Demonstrated credibility within the medical community.
  • Exceptional skills in relationship building and networking, strong personal initiative and functions well in managing a cross-functional team.
  • Knowledge of FDA regulations and guidance in the area of adverse event reporting, complaint handling for medical devices.
  • Exemplary interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Proficient in the following computer software applications: MS Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job:

§  Work safely and follow all OSHA regulations and company safety policies and procedures.

§  For all on-the-job injuries or accidents, must notify manager/supervisor immediately.

§  Exposure to hospital and office environments.

§  Ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 15 lbs.

§  Ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.

§  Ability to regularly stand for long periods, travel frequently.

§  This position is remote and requires travel, up to 85% of the time


By signing the Learning & Development training form, I understand that the company reserves the right to add to or revise an employee’s job duties at any time at its sole discretion. All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.  This document does not create a contract of employment between AngioDynamics and any individual, express or implied.  All employees are, and remain, employees-at-will.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other legally protected status.

The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. 

AngioDynamics does not accept resumes or candidate submissions from third-party recruiters and/or vendors who are not expressly under current written contract.

Other details

  • Job Family 2.1 Technical Professionals
  • Job Function Clinical & Medical Affairs
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Travel Required Yes
  • Travel % 65
Location on Google Maps
  • Chicago, IL, USA