Associate Medical Science Liaison- Psychiatry (New England)

Boston, MA, United States
Nov 09, 2020
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
The Associate Medical Science Liaison develops and maintains professional relationships with internal and external customers to provide comprehensive medical and scientific support to Allergan initiatives in assigned therapeutic areas. Facilitates information, education, and research activities for physicians and ancillary healthcare professionals regarding current and future therapies in development or commercialized by Allergan. Works closely with other Allergan personnel to ensure information, education, and research needs of healthcare professionals are met and to ensure scientific and technical training needs of commercial organizations are identified and met

Responsible for maintaining annual expenses within assigned budget parameters

Responsible for accurate and timely documentation of above activities

YOU ARE more than just a title, YOU ARE...

First class team player

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 products.
• Upon request, present data on Allergan products to healthcare professionals including physicians, academic institutions, researchers, and other health care professionals.
• Support research initiatives as requested by Allergan R&D, Clinical Operations, and Medical Affairs Departments.
• 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 scientific and clinical data.
• Conducts on-going training to medical affairs, field sales and other internal personnel as directed.


You Bring

Advanced degree with health science background (Pharm.D, M.D., Ph.D, preferred)
Preferred minimum 1 year total specific industry experience (pharma, device, etc) or minimum 4 years post professional degree practice or relevant transferable experience (clinical practice, academic research, regulatory/scientific)
Experience in Psychiatry and/or Neurology preferred

Essential Skills and Abilities:

• Knowledge of applicable pharmaceutical industry legal and regulatory guidelines
• Proficiency in Excel, Word, Power Point and other software skills
• Conveys information clearly, using a variety of media, to individuals and groups
• Excellent written/verbal communication skills
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Strong presentation and teaching skills
• Ability to learn and convey clinical and non-clinical technical information effectively
• Ability to engage the audience and help them understand and retain information
• Demonstrated success at maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work tasks or environment
• Ability to adjust effectively to work within new structures, processes, requirements or cultures
• Strong planning and organizational skills
• Ability to travel 50-60%
• Strong team and leadership skills

Yes, 50 % of the Time

Job Type


Equal Employment Opportunity
At Allergan, 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.