Medical Science Liaison - Mid-Atlantic - MyoKardia, Inc.

Location: Indiana County, PA, US

Job Description:


The Medical Science Liaison (MSL) will be responsible for providing non-promotional scientific, educational, and research support in their respective territory.

The MSL position is a field-based member of the Medical Affairs team. The MSL should be highly trained in a healthcare field and well-versed in clinical and basic science to be able to deliver cutting edge data and technical/practical education to Health Care Professionals (HCP).

The MSL will be responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with key experts and building a well-informed advocacy base. The MSL will act as a conduit for providing accurate and updated clinical, scientific and medical information primarily to HCM Experts, health care professionals, treatments decision makers and other members of the scientific, provider and payer community in compliance with all relevant regulations and company policies.

Mid-Atlantic Region to include DC/PA/VA/MD/NJ/DE/WV

Essential Duties And Responsibilities

  • Establish professional relationship with external experts, academic institutions and managed care communities

  • Develop clinical knowledge expertise in the HCM treatment landscape including current treatment strategies, and new therapeutic developments

  • Participate in the development and lead the execution of medical strategies to identify key HCM experts, investigators and institutions strategic to research and development efforts

  • Develop and ensure alignment in medical education activities for healthcare professionals through MSL-delivered presentations, participation in medical meetings, and other appropriate venues to enhance product and disease state knowledge

  • Collaborate with the MyoKardia’s clinical team, clinical operations, and medical monitors to coordinate and optimize educational and research support for sites/investigators participating in MyoKardia’s clinical trials

  • Respond to unsolicited requests regarding interest in investigator sponsored studies (ISS), and supporting ISS submissions through appropriate internal review and approval processes

  • Ensure alignment on content of effective clinical presentations provided to internal and external audiences, ensuring presentations are tailored to meet the specific needs of the audience (appropriate response to unsolicited requests)

  • Ensure efficient information exchange between MSL colleagues in the field and office-based clinical, medical affairs, and drug safety team members, so that key clinical, safety and research issues are identified and communicated to and from industry leaders and the appropriate MyoKardia departments to help shape company research, development, and strategies for investigational and commercialized products

  • Maintain clinical expertise through comprehensive education including attendance at relevant symposium, scientific workshops, and review of key journals; and where applicable participation in required internal training, and presentations

  • Adhere to all regulatory and compliance guidelines and company policies in all aspects of scientific dissemination of information, including responses to unsolicited requests.



  • An advanced degree in life sciences (MD, PharmD, PhD or equivalent) is preferred. Other clinical degrees with appropriate (industry/clinical) experience will be considered


  • A minimum of 5 years of experience as a field-based MSL

  • Has an established and demonstrated track record of effective and influential oral presentations with the healthcare profession

  • Demonstrated 3 year’s minimum of Cardiovascular therapeutic research or substantive patient care experience is required


  • Has excellent leadership, management and negotiation skills. The ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment

  • Ability to influence and work effectively across functions and operate in a matrix environment

Job Complexity

  • Ability to travel 60-70%

  • Must have a valid drivers license and ability to obtain liability insurance

  • No relocation required (Home-office based)


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