Medical Science Liaison

Vacancy number • PUB406506


We are hiring for a Medical Science Liaison for our client, a leading global biopharmaceutical company specializing in the development and commercialization of small molecule therapies for the treatment of central nervous system (CNS) diseases. Working remotely in the Western Region of Canada, the successful candidate will play a pivotal role in building strong relationships with key opinion leaders (KOLs), healthcare professionals, and internal stakeholders while providing expert scientific support for our CNS portfolio of small molecule therapies.

About this role


  • Cultivate strong relationships with healthcare professionals (HCPs) and offer them reliable, impartial scientific information about the products, ongoing research, and product development. This involves recognizing the challenges they face in patient care.
  • Collaborate with essential internal stakeholders to devise and implement dynamic territory plans, taking into account the specific molecule, its life cycle, and the therapeutic area.
  • Serve as an authority in the therapeutic area and product knowledge, demonstrated by staying current with pertinent literature, participating in scientific gatherings, engaging in internal therapeutic area training, and collecting competitive intelligence about other products in the same therapeutic field.
  • Aid in organizing internal training and communication initiatives involving the medical team, brand team, and territory managers, including participation in advisory board meetings with HCPs.
  • Promote the sharing of knowledge, encompassing profiling key opinion leaders (KOLs) and research sites, gathering valuable insights, and educating both internally and externally.
  • Collaborate with the medical affairs team to identify potential investigators and research projects, potentially supporting investigator-initiated trials, identifying suitable study sites, devising recruitment strategies, and cooperating with clinical operations.



  • Medical, Pharmacy, or Scientific degree, ideally with a dissertation in neuroscience
  • Deep knowledge of key MSL activities and processes, with a minimum of 3-5 years of experience in a similar role, ideally with the area of neuroscience
  • Diversified product launch experience
  • Experience working with physicians in hospitals, as well as other thought leaders (GPs, educational institutions, etc)
  • Professional experience within the pharmaceutical industry and ability to participate in productive scientific dialogue with KOLs and researchers
  • Willing to travel within territory and head office as required (around 40% travel)
  • Able to function in a highly regulated environment and to adhere to all external and internal guidelines and standard operating procedures (SOPs), while responding to a variety of questions and requests from HCPs.


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