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Medical Science Liaison

Reference Number: 3204
Location: Northwest

Our client is a rapidly growing, specialty biopharmaceutical company.  They have asked us to assist them in their search for a Medical Science Liaison.

Major tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Meets the scientific needs of healthcare professionals on behalf of the company by responding to unsolicited inquiries from the medical community and facilitating scientific interactions with healthcare professionals through the provision of disease state and product information.
  • Develops and maintains “peer to peer” scientific relationships with key thought leaders in health care, academia, and managed care organizations.
  • Identifies national and regional thought leaders for a designated therapeutic area within a defined geography that may facilitate the company’s research and commercial efforts.
  • Exchanges information with thought leaders and healthcare providers on scientific issues, trends, ideas and practices related to patient care and identify unmet medical needs.
  • Identifies opportunities to work with institutions and individual thought leaders; discuss research and medical information and facilitate initiation of clinical research studies, as appropriate.
  • Develops and maintains a high level of therapeutic area, disease state and product expertise.
  • Attends regional and national professional medical and patient society meetings to gather clinical and business intelligence and support corporate activities.
  • Participates in training and assessment of thought leaders for participation in speaker bureau programs.
  • Documents interactions and planned schedule of activities in accordance with company policies and guidelines.

We seek candidates with the following qualifications:

  • PharmD, PhD, MD or DO (required); specialty training in respiratory and certification preferred.
  • Record of accomplishment in respiratory related activities, preferably in COPD.
  • 5-7 years of pharmaceutical industry experience (e.g., medical affairs, clinical development) with a minimum of 5 years of experience as a medical liaison.
  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently; take initiative and complete tasks to deadlines.
  • Highly motivated and capable of comprehending complex scientific/medical content which is then communicated in a clear, concise manner.
  • Thorough knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry from drug discovery and development through commercialization.
  • Comprehensive understanding of laws, regulations, codes, standards and guidelines regarding pharmaceutical industry practices related to medical liaison activities.
  • Understanding of health economics/outcomes research and interpretation of results.


Do you have the skills and experience we seek and want to advance your career with one of the world’s leading companies? If so, please email your resume as a Word attachment to us, reference 3204. No calls or faxes, please. Include your daytime phone number and we will contact you confidentially or reply to your email.