Associate Medical Science Liaison, Body Contouring (West)

Irvine, CA, United States
Sep 12, 2020
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
About AbbVie
AbbVie's mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people's lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women's health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at . Follow @abbvie on Twitter , Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and LinkedIn .

Job Description

Envision working with energetic colleagues and inspirational leaders. Allergan is always striving to find top talent. Be Bold and grow your career with the pharmaceutical industry leader in Medical Aesthetics!

Medical Science Liaison, Body Contouring

Location: U.S. - West

An 'ideal' candidate for this role is someone with expert knowledge in the Medical Aesthetics environment.

Successful candidates have at least 3 of the following types of experience:
  • Medical Science Liaison
  • Medical Aesthetics
  • Relationship building
  • Facilitates information, education, and research activities

You Will:
  • Identify, develop and maintain professional relationships with thought leaders, academic centers and researchers in assigned areas of therapeutic interest to ensure access to current medical and scientific information on Allergan portfolio related to Body Contouring.
  • Present scientific information on Allergan's Body Contouring devices to healthcare professionals including physicians, academic institutions, researchers, and other health care professionals.
  • Provide approved scientific information to clients to ensure access to current medical and scientific information necessary.
  • Support research initiatives as requested by Allergan R&D, Clinical Operations, and Medical Affairs Departments and physician-initiated projects.
  • Serve as internal medical and scientific resource to assigned Allergan therapeutic areas for development of disease-state and product communications and materials that are medically accurate, balanced, and consistent with regulatory guidelines.
  • Support Round Table and Advisory Board sessions to ensure accuracy of and clinician access to up-to-date scientific and clinical data.
  • Conduct on-going training to medical affairs, field sales and other internal personnel as directed.
  • Ensure up-to-date knowledge of product use and competitor data.
  • Serve as a local medical and scientific resource to Allergan product planning for communication of product information.


You Bring:
  • Pharm.D, M.D., Ph.D, or other recognized doctorate level education with supporting applicable health science background
  • Minimum 4 years post professional degree practice or relevant transferable experience (clinical practice, academic research and/or regulatory/scientific)
  • Industry experience preferred but not required
  • Experience in Aesthetic or Medical Dermatology, Plastic Surgery, disciplines preferred but not required
  • Knowledge of applicable pharmaceutical industry legal and regulatory guidelines
  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills
  • Strong presentation and teaching skills
  • The ability to learn and convey clinical and non-clinical technical information effectively
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships
  • Ability to work independently
  • Exceptional planning and organizational skills
  • Strong team and leadership skills
  • Travel up to 60%
  • A Valid Driver's License
  • Ability to travel adequately to cover territory, as well as overnight travel and attendance at scheduled meetings and conferences.

AbbVie Leadership Skills:

  • Excellence Focused
  • Boundaryless Mindset
  • Open and Authentic
  • Strategic Foresight

A Talent Magnet: The best leaders are brand ambassadors and have an eye out for great talent to join our family. All Allergan colleagues are an extension of our recruiting team, building bridges for the best people to grow our company.


At Allergan, we define the "Allergan edge," as something that sets us apart, gives us an advantage and strengthens us to be better - for our customers, patients, investors and each other. Our 'edge' is our colleagues, and we are committed to making Allergan the best place for them to work and achieve career goals.

How do we do this? We Engage, Develop, and Reward our colleagues.
  • Engage. From Day 1. You are a bold leader who wants to make an impact. We listen to your ideas and your questions, so we can be even better at what we do.
  • Develop. Learn every day, build new skills every day. We prioritize development, so our leaders are always ready for the next challenge and opportunity.
  • Reward. Exceptional performance creates exceptional opportunities and rewards. Financial awards and incentives are just a part of this - we invest in our people; celebrate successes through recognition programs; promote healthy lifestyles and work-life balance. We offer amazing benefits most of which start on your 1 st day at work (Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k - company match up to 8%, Tuition Reimbursement, and much more)

Equal Employment Opportunity
At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.