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Job Description for Medical Science Liaison

Medical science liaisons are clinical research professionals who are responsible for interpreting logical and therapeutic data and building connections between individuals and organizations, such as industry officials and medical professionals. They work in healthcare and are often employed at managed care, biotechnology, medical device, and pharmaceutical companies. Medical science liaisons present data from clients to healthcare organizations and professionals, which may include hospitals, pharmacists, and general practitioners. They identify and present research opportunities when available to support clients' products and customers. Additionally, medical science liaisons help develop protocol and administer proposals when necessary, as well as train sales personnel, providing them with up-to-date knowledge of products and its uses.

Medical science liaisons are required to have a doctorate, medical degree, or other graduate-level education in nursing or health and life sciences. They also must have relevant experience. Medical science liaisons must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to maintain and develop effective business relationships; they also need to be able to convey technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences. Medical science liaisons generally work full time and spend much of their time traveling and meeting with relevant professionals.
Medical Science Liaison Tasks
  • Provide timely and relevant updates, scientific support and responses to scientific or medical inquires related to products.
  • Responsible for establishing and maintaining clinical/scientific relationships with key opinion leaders, researchers, coordinators, laboratory managers, and other members of the scientific community.
  • Apply scientific knowledge and experience to organize the collection and analysis of clinical data.
  • Analyze, interpret, and clarify product results for scientific and medical publications and conferences.

Key Stats

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
20 years or more
CHF 110,000

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