Senior Medical Science Liaison/ Medical Science Liaison

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Updated: November 12, 2021
Location: Raleigh, NC, United States
Job ID: 135819

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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 Senior Medical Science Liaison with Syneos Health.



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 Senior Medical Science Liaison will be responsible for cultivating current and future thought leaders in academic and clinical medicine at the local, regional and national level through in-depth, fair-balanced scientific engagement and strategic insight gathering. The Senior Medical Science Liaison will combine their strong business acumen, market awareness, and clinical expertise to serve as a conduit of information to internal cross-functional stakeholders in support of business planning and product development. In this role, you will identify pre-clinical, clinical and post-marketing study investigators, and provide actionable information and insights to internal stakeholders that may enhance the value and appropriate use of our client’s products.

  • Execute Medical Science Liaison plan tactics within assigned territory to meet scientific objectives and defined goals for products
  • Provide education relevant to disease state and client products across the product lifecycle to healthcare providers, genetic counselors, researchers and other healthcare team members
  • Serve as a medical/scientific resource through answering unsolicited medical questions and addressing other related medical information issues
  • Engage in scientific exchange and provide feedback on emerging clinical/competitive trends
  • Identify, document, discuss and communicate insights to internal stakeholders

Job Requirements

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

  • An advanced doctoral degree (MD, PhD, PharmD, NP or PA) or equivalent terminal degree preferred
  • Master’s Degree with extensive clinical experience required
  • 1+ year of Medical Science Liaison experience
  • Experience in rare pediatric genetic disease, skeletal dysplasia and/or growth-related conditions
  • Pediatric endocrinology preferred
  • Experience in product launch, development, and execution preferred
  • Knowledge of regulations impacting Medical Affairs and field activities in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Ability to travel 60-75% (including overnight travel) and possess a valid driver’s license to drive to assignments, unless otherwise specified

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

As a healthcare company we have an important responsibility to protect individual and public health. 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 or sincerely held religious belief. Submission & Approval of an Exemption does not guarantee that an exemption can be accommodated. 

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/Veterans/Disabled)

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