Medical Science Liaison

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Updated: March 19, 2024
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Job ID: 3404






If there’s one thing your years of clinical training and patient education have taught you, it’s how to manage priorities, and move seamlessly from one challenge to the next.     

In this role, you will function as an extension of the Medical Affairs organization and will be responsible for developing and managing professional relationships with community medical experts. You will:    

  • Identify and manage peer-to-peer relationships with community medical experts aligned within the therapeutic area of Primary Biliary Cholangitis (PBC), consistent with the strategy and objectives of Medical Affairs.
  • Engage in scientific exchange about the science and clinical application of client’s Rare Disease portfolio, focused on PBC treatment, to external stakeholders.  Share and obtain insights about current practice, treatment landscape, and emerging clinical and scientific data.
  • Support and participate in client’s On-Demand virtual medical request line, be immediately available to answer medical requests virtually from HCPs.
  • Develop and maintain scientific, clinical, and therapeutic expertise in rare disease focused on PBC.

Essential Requirements:      

  • Advanced Degree (PharmD, PhD, MD)
  • 2+ years of MSL or clinical experience
  • Knowledge of PhRMA, OIG, and other guidelines relating to compliant medical communications
  • Ability to travel ~ 60-80% 

Desired Requirements:     

  • Rare disease or hepatology experience
  • Product launches and life cycle management
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain credible and scientific relationships with clinicians in the field. 

The annual base salary for this position ranges from $175,000 to $186,000. The base salary range represents the anticipated low and high of the Syneos Health range for this position. Actual salary will vary based on various factors such as the candidate’s qualifications, skills, competencies, and proficiency for the role.  In addition, some positions may include a company car or car allowance and eligibility to earn commissions/bonus based on company and / or individual performance.   

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 will consider transferable skills from previous roles. We also encourage you to join our Talent Network to stay connected to additional career opportunities.    

Why Syneos Health? Each life we positively impact makes our work worthwhile. By joining one of our field medical teams, you will partner with some of the most talented clinicians in the industry and be reminded why you chose a career in healthcare. The diversification and breadth of our new and existing partnerships create a multitude of career paths and employment opportunities. Join our game-changing, global company dedicated to creating better, smarter, faster ways to get biopharmaceutical therapies to patients. Experience the thrill of knowing that your everyday efforts are contributing to improving patients’ lives around the world.     

Wor Her Matter Everywher | How are you inspired to change lives?    

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

Syneos Health has a voluntary COVID-19 vaccination policy. We strongly encourage all employees to be fully vaccinated. Additionally, certain local governments or Syneos Health customers may have vaccine requirements that apply to some of our employees. These employees are required to submit proof of vaccination to Syneos Health and maintain compliance with these requirements.
At Syneos Health, we believe in providing an environment and culture in which Our People can thrive, develop and advance. We reward and recognize our people by providing valuable benefits and a quality-of-life balance. The benefits for this position will include a competitive compensation package, Health benefits to include Medical, Dental and Vision, Company match 401k, flexible paid time off (PTO) and sick time. Because certain states and municipalities have regulated paid sick time requirements, eligibility for paid sick time may vary depending on where you work. Syneos Health complies with all applicable federal, state, and municipal paid sick time requirements.

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