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Medical Science Liaison

Reference Number: 3147
Location: West Coast

Our client is a clinical-stage company developing novel immunotherapies. They have asked us to assist them in their search for a Medical Science Liaison.

Major tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Scientific and clinical knowledge in the areas of immunology, malignant hematology diseases and treatment, cellular therapy.
  • Prior experience in patient care clinical practice, clinical research processes, trial development and execution.
  • Ability to network and partner with important external customers, including key opinion leaders, academic institutions, large group practices, NCI Cooperative Group leadership and members, medical directors of medical groups or insurance carriers, as well as pharmacy directors.
  • Demonstrates effective leadership skills and is able to step forward to handle challenges within scope of authority.
  • Identifies, establishes and maintains collaborative relationships with disease management experts, investigators, institutions, groups and consortia strategic to the research of and effective use of the company’s products.
  • Participates in the medical education about the company’s products for healthcare professionals through presentations at appropriate venues.
  • Identifies medical community educational needs for product research and market introduction.
  • Identifies and effectively communicates the company’s clinical research opportunities that are consistent with company objectives.
  • Maintains clinical expertise through aggressive self-education, including attendance at relevant conferences, scientific workshops and continual review of the medical literature.

We seek candidates with the following qualifications:

  • An advanced health science degree (MD, PhD, PharmD).  
  • Previous MSL experience with a minimum of 5 years of malignant hematology and/or oncology experience and experience with product development activities in preparation for new product launch.
  • Ability to travel up to 70% of the time, including overnight and weekend travel. This is a customer-facing position and the geographic territory expected to be covered is large.
  • Highly motivated about working at with the company and intellectually invested in the company’s science and products.
  • High degree of adaptability, flexible to accommodate changing priorities, sense of urgency as appropriate, recognizes priorities and timelines, ability to design and execute plans.
  • Must be articulate and self-confident during formal and informal presentations and must be able to convey complex, scientific ideas fluently to any audience.
  • Skilled at diplomacy and adept at building effective relationships and advocacy with KOLS and HCPs assigned geography.
  • Must be ability to efficiently manage time and priorities. An independent manager establishes ownership of assigned territory.
  • Consistently demonstrates and values integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill, diversity, problem-solving and teamwork.


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 3147. No calls or faxes, please. Include your daytime phone number and we will contact you confidentially or reply to your email.