Director, Health Economics Medical Science Liaison

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Updated: October 11, 2021
Location: Seattle, WA, United States
Job ID: 136101

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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 Health Economics Medical Science Liaison with Syneos Health.



The Health Economics Medical Science Liaison has primary responsibility for implementing the Company’s field-based approach to formulary access for our clients lead product. In addition, they will engage in peer-peer scientific and health economic discussions with relevant health care decision makers (HCDMs) at designated hospital systems, ambulatory surgery centers and other health care networks.
Specifically, the, Health Economics Medical Science Liaison will be able to successfully accomplish the following responsibilities:

Specifically, the Health Economics Medical Science Liaison will be able to successfully accomplish the following responsibilities:

  • Provide scientific data presentations to formulary committees and other key HCDMs of the health economic model and associated clinical data, and serve as the field-based face of the organization to address questions about these data.
  • Assist in the design and development of communication materials to enable robust discussions of the health economic model and the value proposition for the lead product to assigned HCDMs and key health care systems.
  • Possess extensive knowledge of health economic model design and analysis and be able to present complex ideas in a straightforward and understandable manner to HCDMs. Possess a deep understanding of cost-effectiveness models, budget impact models.
  • Understand the content and format of product dossiers, such as the AMCP dossier, and other scientific materials, and their appropriate use to achieve formulary access. Possess a deep understanding of the landscape to ensure regulatory compliance and integrity in all interactions with HCDMs and their institutions.
  • Understand the hospital reimbursement environment and the processes associated with formulary access and Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committees. Seek input from relevant HCDMs on potential demonstration projects of interest.
  • Identify needs, initiate and lead diverse strategic operational initiatives and re-challenge existing ones to improve effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Collaborate with peer company colleagues.
  • Observe compliance with all policies, SOPs and safety guidelines.

Job Requirements

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

  • MD, PhD, PharmD or other advanced degree strongly preferred.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in Medical Science Liaison role, with emphasis on Health Economics outcomes research.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in an MSL role with primary emphasis on/knowledge of P&T committee processes.
  • Hospital experience is strongly preferred.
  • Expertise in neuroscience development and/or opioids and pain management is strongly preferred.
  • Ability to travel domestically up to 75%
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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