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Medical Science Liaison

Reference Number: 3203
Location: South Central

Our client is a rapidly growing, specialty biopharmaceutical company.  They have asked us to assist them in their search for a Medical Science Liaison.

Major tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Develops and maintains “peer to peer” scientific relationships with key thought leaders in health care, academia, and managed care organizations.
  • Identifies national and regional thought leaders for a designated therapeutic area within a defined geography that may facilitate the company’s research and commercial efforts.
  • Exchanges information with thought leaders and healthcare providers on scientific issues, trends, ideas and practices related to patient care and identify unmet medical needs.
  • Identifies opportunities to work with institutions and individual thought leaders; discuss research and medical information and facilitate initiation of clinical research studies, as appropriate.
  • Develops and maintains a high level of therapeutic area, disease state and product expertise.
  • Attends regional and national professional medical and patient society meetings to gather clinical and business intelligence and support corporate activities.
  • Participates in training and assessment of thought leaders for participation in speaker bureau programs.
  • Documents interactions and planned schedule of activities in accordance with company policies and guidelines.
  • Achieves and maintains Compliance with all applicable regulatory, legal and operational rules and procedures, by ensuring that all plans and activities for and on behalf of the company are carried out with the "best" industry practices and the highest ethical standards.

We seek candidates with the following qualifications:

  • PharmD, PhD, MD or DO (required); specialty training in neurology and certification preferred.
  • Record of accomplishment in central nervous system related activities, in particular in the field of neurology and preferably in epilepsy. 5-7 years of pharmaceutical industry experience (e.g., medical affairs, clinical development) with a minimum of 5 years of experience as a medical liaison.
  • This person must be highly motivated and capable of comprehending complex scientific/medical content which is then communicated in a clear, concise manner and thorough knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry from drug discovery and development through commercialization.
  • Comprehensive understanding of laws, regulations, codes, standards and guidelines regarding pharmaceutical industry practices related to medical liaison activities.
  • This person understands health economics/outcomes research and interpreters results.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently; take initiative and complete tasks to deadlines.


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 3203. No calls or faxes, please. Include your daytime phone number and we will contact you confidentially or reply to your email.