Neuroscience Medical Science Liaison - South Central

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Updated: March 29, 2018
Location: Dallas, TX, United States
Job ID: 67902


SyneosHealth is partnered with Adamas Pharmaceuticals in the recruitment of their Medical Science Liaison team. These Medical Science Liaisons will be employees of Adamas.

Researched and relatable, science-driven and social, you're an extroverted expert.

If there's one thing your preparation in earning your advanced degree has taught you, it's how to evolve your expertise rapidly and stay at the forefront of your field. Forging new relationships and establishing rapport with thought leaders comes naturally to you and you like being around people. Poised and articulate, you are a listener, an educator and a gifted cultivator of new and exciting opportunities grounded in the science. You've got what it takes to be a Medical Science Liaison directly with one of our clients.

Why Syneos Health? Join a game-changing global company that is reinventing the way therapies are developed and commercialized. Created through the merger of two industry leading companies - INC Research and inVentiv Health - we bring together more than 21,000 clinical and commercial minds to create better, smarter, faster ways to get biopharmaceutical therapies to patients. Teaming with some of the most talented professionals in the industry, you'll gain exposure and work in a dynamic environment where you'll be supported with comprehensive resources including emerging technologies, data, science and knowledge sharing. Grow your career with a global company committed to shortening the distance from lab to life.

Our laser focus on healthcare professionals allows you to join our team of more than 1,000 nurses, pharmacists and related healthcare professionals. Our accomplished team consists of 291 MDs, 486 PhDs, Pharma Voice 100 Recipients, HBA Rising Stars and Luminaries, and PM 360 Elite Award Winners.


The Medical Science Liaison (MSL) is responsible for conducting medical/scientific interactions and for supporting internal activities related to medical communications, medical information and clinical research. This position reports to the Director, Medical Science Liaison and is a field based position with a corporate headquarters in Emeryville, California.

  • Builds and maintains relationships with, Key Opinion Leaders, Investigators, Payers;
  • Conducts effective and compliant interactions with external stakeholders on disease state, Adamas' product(s) and clinical development programs/pipeline;
  • Responds to unsolicited requests for information with focused and balanced clinical and scientific information;
  • Identifies and communicates medical/scientific insights and trends;
  • Participates in and leads field team activities at relevant medical congresses and other related events;
  • Supports interactions with investigators and potential investigators in conjunction with ongoing and planned clinical trials, as well as Investigator Initiated Studies;
  • Provides balanced and accurate information to top regional formulary decision makers;
  • Delivers approved disease, clinical and data presentations upon request;
  • Supports internal initiatives through collaboration with internal stakeholders as a clinical and scientific SME to deliver training and support other internal activities;
  • Ensures compliance with corporate policies and procedures, as well as, US healthcare laws and regulations.

  • PharmD, PhD or MD in a scientific discipline required;
  • Neurology experience and existing Key Opinion Leader (KOL) relationships within Parkinson's, strongly preferred;
  • Minimum 5 years' plus of relevant experience in the pharmaceutical industry;
  • Strong knowledge base of regulatory, compliance, commercial, and clinical issues affecting the pharmaceutical and managed care industries;
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to effectively present scientific information as well as, the ability to present within various external formats, such as KOL meetings, physician gatherings, medical congresses, etc.;
  • Ability to travel approximately 75%;
  • Successful experience in fast-paced entrepreneurial environment;
  • Fit with Adamas' culture and values.

Make your work matter everywhere. Be a driving force in the evolution of clinical education.

SyneosHealth is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer (Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled)
Years Exp 4-5
Position Type/Category Medical Science Liaison
Travel More than 50%
Minimum Education Level Doctorate
Employment Type Client Direct Hire

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