Medical Science Liaison

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Updated: October 16, 2019
Location: Baltimore, MD, United States
Job ID: 5429

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

*Candidates in consideration should live near a major airport*

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. You will:

  • Establish, cultivate, and maintain scientific relationships with stakeholders while developing a strong understanding of clinical practice as it relates to areas of interest for our client
  • Identify the medical information needs and research interests of stakeholders
  • Serve as the primary resource to provide support for addressing unsolicited medical questions and other scientific exchange matters
  • Integrate scientific data into real life practice to meet customer/audience needs, adapting interpersonal style to particular situations and people
  • Participate in the development of a customer-centric tactical engagement plan to support Medical Affair’s strategies
  • Provide education on topics related to Medical Affairs strategies
  • Identify, gather, and document field generated scientific insights to inform executable and innovative Medical Affairs strategies

Job Requirements

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

  • An advanced doctoral degree (MD, PhD or PharmD) preferred with a minimum of 3 years of relevant clinical or therapeutic experience
  • 2+ years’ industry experience preferably in MSL role (Urology/Endocrinology experience highly preferred).
  • Clear understanding of MSL roles/responsibilities and Medical Affairs activities, including publication planning, medical information, advisory board development & management
  • Strong scientific and clinical acumen
  • Ability to quickly understand and translate complex scientific data and realize the potential impact of that data on clinical practice and potential research needs
  • Ability to travel 60% (including overnight travel) and possess a valid driver’s license to drive to assignments, unless otherwise specified
  • The drive for self-development, the ability to collaborate, and an action-oriented work ethic

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.

Why Syneos Health? Join a game-changing global company that is reinventing the way therapies are developed and commercialized. Here, each day brings an opportunity to take ownership of a new challenge. Teaming with some of the most talented clinicians in the industry, you'll improve patient outcomes and work in a dynamic environment to create better, smarter, faster ways to get biopharmaceutical therapies to patients.  By joining Syneos Health, you’ll be connected to our multitude of career paths and pipeline of employment opportunities.


WORK HERE MATTERS EVERYWHERE | How will you accelerate improving patient outcomes?


Syneos Health is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer (Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled)


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