Medical Science Liaison

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Updated: Yesterday
Location: Los Angeles, CA, United States
Job ID: 144228

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Overview

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 science. You’ve got what it takes to be a Medical Science Liaison with Syneos Health.

Responsibilities

You’ll confer with internal stakeholders and build new collaborative relationships with medical and scientific leaders. You’ll contribute cutting-edge clinical and scientific data to help move healthcare forward and positively impact patients. The Medical Science Liaison (MSL) will develop and maintain long-term, credible, peer-to-peer professional relationships with medical experts in the fields of allergy, immunology, cardiology, lipidology and other relevant medical disciplines. Additionally, the MSL will focus efforts to support clinical study investigators and early education initiatives related to transthyretin amyloidosis, dyslipidemia disorders and hereditary angioedema. Through scientific exchange, the MSL will communicate and advance the scientific platform aligned with the overall medical communications and medical affairs strategies.

  • Identify and forge professional peer-to-peer relationships with National, Regional, and Local key opinion leaders
  • Align and execute field activities in support of Medical Affairs Strategic plan
  • Identify and communicate research gaps, opportunities, and relevant field intelligence to inform medical strategy
  • Accelerate recruitment efforts and enhance subject retention at targeted clinical trial sites
  • Leverage expertise to enhance and broaden knowledge among field medical team colleagues
  • Attend medical/scientific meetings to represent Medical Affairs with KOLs and other HCPs, strengthen individual expertise as well as capture, integrate, and summarize information of strategic interest
  • Appropriately facilitate submission of Medical Education grants and Investigator-Initiated Research
  • Support cross-functional colleagues (e.g., commercial, clinical operations, clinical development), in appropriate activities

Job Requirements

At Syneos Health, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace. If your past experience doesn’t align perfectly, we encourage you to apply anyway. At times, we take into consideration transferrable skills from previous roles. We also encourage you to join our Talent Network to stay connected to additional career opportunities. 


Along with your ability to remain at the forefront of your field, you must possess:

  • MD, PhD, PharmD, DO or equivalent degree required
  • 3-5 years’ experience in field-based medical role within a pharmaceutical or biotechnology company
  • Preference will be given to those with expertise and experience in Allergy, Immunology, Cardiology, Cardiometabolic and/or Rare Disease therapeutic areas
  • Strong understanding of relevant policies guiding the pharmaceutical industry
  • Ability to travel local, regional and national up to 75%, overnights and weekends may be required. Possess a valid driver’s license to drive to assigned healthcare accounts, unless otherwise specified

 

Interviews may be conducted in person at an on-site interview location. For any in person interviews, local COVID-19 safety guidelines will be followed.

About Syneos Health Syneos Health® (Nasdaq:SYNH) is the only fully integrated biopharmaceutical solutions organization purpose-built to accelerate customer success. We lead with a product development mindset, strategically blending clinical development, medical affairs and commercial capabilities to address modern market realities.

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Syneos Health companies are affirmative action/equal opportunity employers (Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled)

As a healthcare company we have an important responsibility to protect individual and public health. Except in those locations where state or local law impacts this vaccination requirement, this position will require individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as part of their job responsibilities unless an exemption can be confirmed based on a medical condition, sincerely-held religious belief, or other reasons recognized by applicable law. Submission and approval of an exemption request does not necessarily guarantee that an accommodation can be provided for any specific job. 


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