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Senior Medical Science Liaison

Reference Number: 3111
Location: Northeast

Our client is a global biopharmaceutical company.  They have asked us to assist them in their search for a Senior Medical Science Liaison.

Major tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Maintains a high standard of integrity and professionalism in the medical community, including the sharing of scientific data in full compliance with company policies.
  • Interacts with healthcare providers within assigned geography to act as a scientific and clinical resource.
  • Establishes relationships with thought-leaders, academic institutions, healthcare professionals, payers, and professional organizations in the medical community; engages audiences to support the company’s programs.
  • Engages in MSL team activities/initiatives.
  • Coordinates with internal staff to identify and interact on various programs to maximize effective utilization of resources.
  • Serves as an educational resource to healthcare providers on disease state concepts, including providing effective presentations to groups, and participating in 1:1 discussions, tailoring discussions to meet specific needs.
  • Provides support to clinical site investigators, as needed, as a resource to the clinical department (e.g., assisting with site identification and site initiation visits).
  • Responds to unsolicited requests for information on clinical data and acts as a primary resource.
  • Keeps abreast of changes in treatment trends that could impact the company.
  • Maintains clinical, scientific, and technical expertise in the Therapeutic Area, and in-depth and up to date knowledge of the company’s pipeline and competitor’s portfolio.
  • Acts as the primary resource to healthcare providers who request information on the company’s products.
  • Serves as a liaison between key corporate functional areas and healthcare providers who express interest in conducting investigator-initiated research, to facilitate review and consideration of research proposals.
  • Serves as a disease-state resource and communicate information obtained from field interactions to internal staff.
  • Represents and supports the company at medical conferences.
  • Presents relevant scientific and clinical information in a variety of settings, including but not limited to internal meetings, advisory boards, Medicaid DUR/P&T, payers, and academic/group practice/individual discussions.
  • Assists as needed in the development of the company’s projects and initiatives with internal colleagues across functional areas, including Medical Affairs, Clinical Operations, and Commercial/Marketing.
  • Participates in training and staff meetings in within medical affairs groups and in planning of consulting meetings.

We seek candidates with the following qualifications:

  • Advanced biomedical sciences degree (DO, MD, NP, PA, PharmD, PhD) required.
  • Experience in designated therapeutic area preferred.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience with a minimum of 5 years of documented success as an MSL.
  • CF experience preferred.
  • Ability to complete goals within allotted timeframes, and deliver high quality results.
  • Ability to initiate, plan and complete projects.
  • Implements activities according to the Medical Affairs’ annual Medical Plan and other strategic initiatives.
  • Strong initiative and ability to identify issues and create solutions.
  • Ability to comprehend current literature and understand health economics.
  • Ability to effectively present clinical/scientific information in a group or individual setting.
  • Knowledge of assigned geographic territory.
  • Understanding of healthcare regulatory environment.
  • Ability to work in a matrix environment.


Do you have the skills and experience we seek and want to advance your career with one of the world’s leading companies? If so, please email your resume as a Word attachment to us, reference 3111. No calls or faxes, please. Include your daytime phone number and we will contact you confidentially or reply to your email.