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Senior Medical Science Liaison

Reference Number: 3272
Location: SouthEast

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

Major tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Develops and maintains professional relationships with prominent healthcare providers and key decision makers as they relate to the company’s products.
  • Provides presentations and enters into strategic discussions as it relates to medical/clinical, health economics and outcomes research data on the company’s products to healthcare professionals, including individual physicians, researchers, managed markets medical and pharmacy directors, hospital decision makers, formulary committees, consultant pharmacists, state Medicaid decision makers, and others.
  • Assumes a leadership role by teaching, coaching and mentoring new hire and/or less experienced MSLs and by assuming responsibility for special projects as they arise.
  • Communicates key information about the company by providing key scientific and clinical information about the company’s products.
  • Provides a conduit for communication between the company’s research and the medical community regarding ideas for future research with the company’s products.

We seek candidates with the following qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in medical/biosciences (MD, PhD, PharmD, DPH, EdD) is required.
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years of MSL experience in oncology.
  • Disease state management knowledge preferred in breast cancer and other malignancies.
  • Must have a strong broad based scientific and pharmaceutical knowledge as well as excellent presentation and teaching skills.
  • Must have knowledge and experience with the oncology area and be comfortable and confident speaking about multiple drug indications/disease state management.
  • Must have an understanding of the pharmaceutical corporate environment and appreciation for commercial operations including marketing and sales strategic interests.
  • Must have an understanding of the role and contributions provided by Medical Science Liaisons & Medical and Scientific Affairs.
  • Must be able to lead and motivate team members without a direct reporting relationship.
  • Must have established relationships with key opinion leaders in therapeutic area of interest.
  • Must be able to demonstrate the ability to assess issues and think strategically.


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 3272. No calls or faxes, please. Include your daytime phone number and we will contact you confidentially or reply to your email.