Medical Science Liaison (MSL) - Rheumatology & Pulmonology

Field based to cover South East (FL, GA, KY, TN, NC, SC, WV, VA) – ideally based in FL/GA
Competitive market value
Oct 29, 2020
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Title: Medical Science Liaison (MSL) - Rheumatology & Pulmonology
Therapy Areas: Rheumatology & Pulmonology
Location: Field based to cover South East (FL, GA, KY, TN, NC, SC, WV, VA) – ideally based in FL/GA
Type: Permanent
Compensation: competitive market value
Company: Big Pharmaceutical 


  • The liaison to the medical community and responsible for establishing and developing relationships with key stakeholders within the territory.
  • The MSL is a credible source of clinical and scientific data as well as technical education to clinicians, KOLs, professional societies and payers. 
  • Responsible for ensuring the implementation of regional field execution plans in adherence to the field medical strategy and corporate scientific imperatives in a non-promotional manner.


  • Engagement with KOLs
    • Developing collaborative relationships with KOLs across the territory for Rheumatology and Pulmonology through scientific exchange
    • Effective communication of scientific, medical, technical or product content
    • Field education support for HCPs
    • Assessment of KOL alignment with key scientific topics to inform medical strategy
    • Support company sponsored research, IITs and research, external collaborative research and publications associated with Company products
    • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of relevant literature and clinical data
  • HCP Engagement
    • Communication of clinical and scientific information regarding pipeline and FDA approved products
    • When a standard response doesn't exist, respond to Med Info Request forms in a timely manner for initial contact and a full response
  • Scientific and Clinical Insights 
    • Collection of clinical and scientific insights to optimize Med Comms and coordinated strategy and tactics.
    • Timely responses to directed insights
    • Ad board participation as required


  • Bachelor’s Degree (required), advanced/higher degree is strongly preferred (PhD, PharmD, OD, MD, NP, 
  • PA)
  • Good experience as an MSL in the pharmaceutical industry is required
  • Prior experience in rheumatology or pulmonology, ideally as an MSL
  • Proven ability to identify and develop KOL networks
  • Able to perform significant travel (post-pandemic)
  • Strong communication and presentation skills

How to apply

  • Please send an email, with a copy of your CV attached to Oliver Morkel (
  • In your email, please include the job reference number OM450574(2)