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(Senior) Medical Science Liaison - Midwest (US)



Minneapolis, MN, USA
Posted on Monday, June 24, 2024

Passionate about precision medicine and advancing the healthcare industry?

Recent advancements in underlying technology have finally made it possible for AI to impact clinical care in a meaningful way. Tempus' proprietary platform connects an entire ecosystem of real-world evidence to deliver real-time, actionable insights to physicians, providing critical information about the right treatments for the right patients, at the right time.

We are looking for a high-performing and experienced Medical Science Liaison (MSL) or Senior Medical Science Liaison (Sr. MSL) to support the commercial, research, and educational objectives of the company. We are seeking a field-based MSL with a strong clinical and scientific background in oncology, genomic testing, and excellent communication skills to educate healthcare providers about Tempus assays and technologies. We are considering candidates residing in the Midwest Region of the US (ND, SD, MN, IA, NE, KS).


  • Function as a sales and commercial team support and a regional expert with respect to Tempus oncology assays, promoting exchange of clinical/scientific/technical information with regional KOLs and other physicians in the field of oncology;
  • Facilitate education of a broader healthcare provider community within the region (KOLs, community physicians, medical directors, and other HCPs) regarding Tempus oncology products via in-person or virtual presentations. This will include proactive and reactive communication of scientific data;
  • Collaborate with the Medical Affairs Team and other internal teams in organizing and leading regional and national medical advisory boards, identifying and managing investigator-initiated and collaborative research studies, as well as abstract and publication planning/execution efforts;
  • Provide scientific education for internal stakeholders in collaboration with Learning & Development team;
  • Attend conferences and other key meetings and provide comprehensive meeting synopses and summaries of high-impact abstracts/posters/oral presentations;
  • Continuously update internal stakeholders on relevant medical and scientific knowledge as well as proactively sharing market intelligence.

Required Skills

  • Fundamental understanding of the field of molecular oncology and related patient management algorithms;
  • Existing KOL relationships in the field of oncology;
  • Working knowledge of genomic laboratory-developed testing (LDT); familiarity with CLIA-88’, CAP, Sunshine Act (2013);
  • Public speaking skills and ability to effectively communicate relevant scientific topics and concepts;
  • Exceptional interpersonal communication skills, strong inter-, and intradepartmental management skills, ability to educate and train;
  • Self-starter with an ownership mindset able to work and deliver on tight timelines;
  • Ability to travel ( up to 50%);

Education and Experience

  • Advanced scientific or medical degree (PhD, PharmD, MD, MSN, BSN)
  • Basic understanding of oncology required; basic understanding of molecular testing strongly preferred.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 1+ years of MSL experience in diagnostics, biotech or pharmaceutical industries.


We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.