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Medical Science Liaison (MSL)

East Coast, US

About the Role

The Medical Science Liaison (MSL) will work closely with healthcare professionals (HCPs), Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs), Key Decision Makers (KDMs)/payors to increase awareness of Prilenia, engage in robust and compliant scientific exchanges, and build advocacy and professional relationships within the therapeutic area(s) relevant to Prilenia’s portfolio.


  • Identify and establish professional relationships with key opinion leaders and other HCPs at relevant centers of excellence (COEs) within their region.

  • Provide clinical and scientific information in response to inquiries about disease state(s) and, as appropriate, Prilenia’s products to physicians, other HCPs, medical centers and staff, health maintenance organizations/payors, and government health organizations, in accordance with the medical plan.

  • Collect and report insights gleaned in the field from external (KOL/KDM/HCP) interactions to inform strategies, development, and lifecycle opportunities.

  • Develop and execute tactical plans to provide needs-based medical support to the medical and scientific communities aligned with company and Medical Affairs objectives.

  • Support evidence generation objectives including investigator-initiated research ideas and proposals, registries, and current/future clinical studies.

  • Liaise with US investigators/sites involved with clinical trials to provide pertinent medical information and support

  • Collaborate with key internal and external stakeholders on Medical Affairs-led initiatives including publications, ad boards, medical education, training, and speaker development.

  • Compliantly partner with other Prilenia functions (e.g., commercial, market access) on initiatives requiring medical input and presence.

  • Interact with other field-based personnel to ensure that Prilenia maintains a strong clinical and scientific presence in the field.

  • Maintain accurate reporting and documentation of MSL action plans and key performance indicators.

  • Ensure that all activities and interactions comply with Prilenia’s business guidance, policies and SOPs, and PhRMA guidelines/policies.

  • Actively participate in all relevant and assigned congresses in accordance with congress plans and tactical elements.

  • As applicable, engage payor medical personnel to provide requested information and inform Prilenia of key comments related to evidence generation requirements for formulary consideration.

Key Qualifications

  • Advanced Scientific Degree (MD, PharmD, PhD, etc.) required

  • Background and experience in Neurology and/or rare disease is required

  • 5+ years experience preferred in MSL role 

  • Experience in working with Payors, both private and Medicaid/Medicare preferred 

  • Demonstrated ability to forge professional relationships and effectively manage assigned territory

  • Strong presentation skills

  • Familiar with commonly employed software including Microsoft office, Veeva, and other relevant infrastructure elements

  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills

  • Team player, collaborator, flexible and highly adaptive to change

  • A passion for serving patients and their unmet medical needs


  • This role is full-time remote position

  • Significant travel expected (~60%)

If you wish to apply for this position, please email your CV to

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