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Medical Scientific Liaison Turkey

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Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Position Type: Unfixed Term
Job Function: Other

A family-owned company, bioMérieux has grown to become a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics. For 60 years and across the world, we have imagined and developed innovative diagnostics solutions to improve public health. Today, our teams are spread across 45 countries and serve 160 countries with the support of a large distribution network.
Come and join a family-owned global company with a long-term vision, and a human-centered culture.




What will be your responsibilities within bioMérieux?

Reporting to the Associate Medical Director of Middle East and Russia, and accountable for the clinical portfolio including but not limited to Syndromic Testing, AMR/AMS and Sepsis bioMérieux diagnostic solutions, you will be responsible for implementing the scientific medical strategy of bioMérieux.


This is a predominately field based position with approximately 70% travel time within Turkey.


Main missions and accountabilities include:

  • Disseminate scientific messages of bioMérieux with key healthcare stakeholders as a leader in the diagnosis of infectious disease.
  • Lead scientific and medical communication on the company's products to healthcare professionals, patient associations and internal stakeholders, ensuring compliance with legislation and bioMérieux ethical principles.
  • Implement a medical strategy for Turkey previously defined by the Associate Medical Director.
  • Identify, recruit, leverage and maintain privileged scientific professional relationships with critical care and infectious disease Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) in Turkey in order to understand patient care pathways and their need in terms of unmet medical needs, medical information and medical education.
  • Contribute to Evidence Generation participating to company-sponsored post-market studies, supporting Investigator Initiated Trials (IITs) in line with global strategy and according to local Turkish requirements and bioMérieux SOPs, and supporting clinical development initiatives including site identification, trial recruitment, registry, and presentation of final approved data.
  • Provide operational and medical support to marketing and sales teams (Account Managers, Clinical Education Managers, Business Developers) and distributors


Who are you?

  • You have an advanced scientific degree (MD, PhD, PharmD, Nursing) with at least 2 years of relevant industry experience
  • Experience in the disease area of infectious disease is strongly preferred along with a solid professional reputation for interacting productively with HCPs in the field.
  • Experience in the management of clinical trials and GCP knowledge
  • Experience in reviewing and analyzing scientific literature.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and relationship building skills
  • Proactive approach with proven ability to take initiative and work both independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Fluent in English and Turkish

bioMérieux welcomes applications from all individuals, regardless of race, national origin, gender, age, physical characteristics, social origin, disability, union membership, religion, family status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or any unlawful criterion under applicable law. We are committed to treating all applicants fairly and avoiding discrimination.

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