Medical Science Liaison (Midwest-Cleveland area)

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (include, but are not limited to):

Establish peer-to-peer and science based relationships with scientific leaders and healthcare decision makers;

Deliver fair, balanced, and credible medical and scientific presentations;

Support company-sponsored and investigator initiated research;

Participate in conferences and meetings as a scientific expert on the Company’s behalf;

Train faculty on scientific content for the company’s speaker’s bureau;

Serve as a scientific resource for scientific leaders and internal personnel;

Obtain the insights of scientific leaders to help strategically guide the educational efforts of the organization in relevant therapeutic areas;

Compile and interpret available data (i.e. congress presentations, scientific leader interactions, posters) to provide competitive intelligence for emerging therapeutic landscape;

Perform all responsibilities following the highest ethical standards, including FDA guidelines, healthcare compliance requirements / SOPs, and best practices for the pharmaceutical industry; and

Perform other related duties as assigned.


Must be motivated, self-disciplined and comfortable working in both team and individual contributor roles;

Must be an excellent communicator and skilled diplomat in all venues, including the ability to effectively combine science knowledge and communication skills;

Proficient at territory management and execution of scientific leader communication plans;

Demonstrated ability to develop strong business relationships with healthcare professionals, key decision makers, and other external and internal collaborators is required;

Proven ability to meet individual goals, enhance therapeutic knowledge and continuously improve knowledge, skills and abilities related to job expectations;

Solid understanding of drug development and life-cycle management of a product is preferred;

Demonstrated knowledge of healthcare compliance requirements and regulatory trends that directly and indirectly impact field medical; and

Ability to travel a minimum of 60% of the time and work from a home-based office.


MD, PhD or PharmD is required; and

Minimum of four years previous work experience in an equivalent field-based position is required, with a minimum of two in the CNS therapeutic area.

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