Medical Science Liaison (Several Open Territories)

Hiring By - Biostaffic


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Posted 4 months ago
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Company Overview
Cerevel Therapeutics is dedicated to unraveling the mysteries of the brain to treat neuroscience diseases. We are tackling neuroscience diseases with a differentiated approach that combines expertise in neurocircuitry with a focus on receptor selectivity. Our portfolio of pre-commercial neuroscience assets targets a broad range of central nervous system (CNS) disorders, including schizophrenia, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease and substance use disorder.
Headquartered in the Greater Boston area, we are bold thinkers, deep experts, resilient pathfinders, and transparent partners who push the boundaries of scientific understanding to unlock breakthrough CNS therapies that have real impact on people’s lives.
Cerevel aspires to develop and nurture a culture characterized by trust, respect, courage, curiosity, and compassion, with a relentless focus on mission and results. Our patient-centricity guides our purpose, how we treat each other and what we work on every day. The successful candidate will bring their own unique thinking and approach to Cerevel while sharing our core values and convictions.
Role Summary:
  • Cerevel currently has three (3) openings at this level*
The Medical Science Liaison (MSL) will be a credible medical/scientific field-based expert on disease areas and Cerevel molecules, within an assigned geography. The MSL serves as the primary communicator of scientific information to external thought leaders and clinicians, as well as a conduit of information back to in-house cross-functional stakeholders. Depending on product life cycles, MSLs may support clinical development, launch planning, and serve as subject matter experts on a variety of other cross-functional special projects.
Key Responsibilities
  • Develop peer-to-peer strategic and long-term relationships with medical experts in relevant disease areas in the fields of neurology and psychiatry (Parkinson’s Disease, epilepsy, schizophrenia, and others)
  • Support clinical development program, as a medical affairs subject matter/molecule expert, representing the sponsor, in partnership with CRO at the site and regional level
  • Ensure the appropriate dissemination of clinical and scientific information regarding Cerevel compounds in a timely, ethical, and customer-focused manner
  • Timely, accurately, and compliantly respond to unsolicited inquiries.
  • Attend medical congresses and stay up to date with latest literature/trends in therapies in relevant disease areas
  • Expert use of technology supporting virtual engagements (Teams, Zoom, etc.)
  • Adherence to all OIG/FDA legal and corporate compliance guidelines
  • Timely and accurate reporting of all HCP interactions
  • Exhibit situational self-leadership and contribute to a high performing team
  • Maintain appropriate and compliant cross-functional in-field partnerships, including commercial teams, clinical research associates, managed care/value liaisons and account/reimbursement teams
  • Demonstrated excellence in scientific communications (including occasional certification on key scientific content such as pivotal data sets or product labels)
Required Qualifications
  • Doctorate degree in a relevant scientific discipline (MD, PhD, PharmD, DNP). Significant clinical and industry experience in relevant therapeutic area may be accepted in lieu of education requirements
  • Three or more years of clinical, scientific/research, or industry related experience
  • Meet Health Care Industry Representative (HCIR) credentialing requirements to enter facilities and organizations in assigned territory. These may include, but are not limited to, background checks, drug screens, proof of immunization/vaccination for various diseases, training on facility policies and adherence to confidentiality and/or HIPPA agreements
  • Understanding of the drug development and regulatory process
  • Excellence in oral and written scientific and interpersonal communication
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and manage time efficiently
  • Must be willing to travel at least 60% of the time
  • Must have authorization and ability to drive a personal auto, rental, or company car
  • Must reside within designated territory and near a major airport
  • Open territories: New York Metro (NYC/N. NJ); Southeast (FL, GA, AL, PR); E. Great Lakes (OH, MI, KY, W. PA, TN, IN); Great Plains (KS, ND, SD, NE, CO, WY, MY); South Central (TX, AR, LA, MS, OK); Northwest (WA, AK, OR, ID, NorCal); Southwest (SoCal, AZ, NM, UT, NV, HI)
Desired Qualifications
  • Therapeutic expertise in neurology and/or psychiatry
  • Working knowledge of applicable pharmaceutical industry legal and regulatory guidelines
  • Candidates with medical affairs experience from other disease areas (metabolic disease, oncology, medical imaging, biomarkers/diagnostics) and unique and applicable qualifications (medical launches, biostatistics, medical communications, clinical research, health economics) are also encouraged to apply
  • Doctoral-level degree (MD, PhD, PharmD) in the life sciences
Cerevel is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law .

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No



  • Associate

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 14, 2024
Company Overview
Cerevel Therapeutics
Cerevel Therapeutics

Current Openings: 0

Cerevel Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing new therapies to treat disorders of the central nervous system (CNS). The company has a portfolio of experimental neuroscience therapies, which include three clinical-stage compounds and several pre-clinical compounds designed to target a broad range of CNS disorders, including Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, epilepsy, schizophrenia and addiction. Headquartered in the Greater Boston area, Cerevel was formed in 2018 through a partnership between Bain Capital and Pfizer.
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