Community Medical Science Liaison

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Updated: January 25, 2019
Location: Atlanta, GA, United States
Job ID: 1896

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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 with Syneos Health.

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 23,000 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. We offer you more than just one job. The diversification and breadth of Syneos Health creates a multitude of career paths and employment opportunities. Our client roster consists of more than 550 organizations including all 50 of the largest global biopharmaceutical companies.


In this role, you will provide unbranded disease state education to Neurology Healthcare Providers in the office setting. You will be responsible for educating on the product post-FDA approval and address questions from HCPs. You will gather insights from HCPs that are pertinent to the client’s Medical strategy. You will:

  • Provide disease state education in the office setting to Neurologists and other HCPs who treat Parkinson’s Disease for an assigned geographical area in accordance with company direction and policy
  • Gather insights from HCPs and advocacy groups pertinent to the client’s Medical strategy
  • Partner with internal personnel to ensure appropriate and compliant field-based medical communications
  • Provide approved educational offerings that are designed to address clinical knowledge gaps
  • Work with the client’s Medical and MSL counterparts to identify local KOLs of focus
  • Perform all administrative functions of the position accurately and in a timely manner

Job Requirements

Along with demonstrated initiative, resourcefulness and a results-oriented mindset, the ideal candidate has:

  • RN, NP, PA, Pharm D, PhD, MD
  • Neurology, preferably Parkinson’s Disease experience
  • Experience in pharmaceutical and/or biotech industry highly preferred (experience in medical affairs highly desirable)
  • An established track record of achievement of goals and objectives
  • The ability to prioritize activities within a defined geographical territory
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully educate
  • Excellent ability to understand and present disease state/clinical / pharmacological data
  • The ability to work remotely within a virtual team
  • The ability to travel up to 70%
  • Ability to travel and possess a valid driver’s license to drive to assignments, unless otherwise specified

Full Syneos Health Selling Solutions benefits which include:

  • It is the company's policy to provide employees with flexible paid time off (PTO) from work that can be used for vacation, sick days, floating holidays and personal time
  • Domestic Partner Coverage for: medical, dental, vision, and voluntary life insurance
  • Medical - Cigna; Dental - Delta Dental; Vision - EyeMed
  • Company Match 401K - $0.50 per dollar up to 9% of salary
  • Fleet vehicle
  • Eligible to participate in Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts: Health Care and Dependent Care
  • Company-paid Basic Term Life Insurance at 2x base salary
  • Optional Supplemental Term Life Insurance (100% employee paid): for employee, spouse/domestic partner, and children.
  • Company-paid Short and Long Term Disability
  • Optional Supplemental Short and Long Term Disability (100% employee paid): employee only
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Referral bonuses
  • Dedicated training and support

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

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


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