Myriad Genetics, Inc.

  • Medical Science Liaison *** Minneapolis or Kansas City ***

    Location US
    Posted Date 5 months ago(10/15/2018 2:35 PM)
    Job ID
    Location Details
    Kansas City MO
    Myriad Neuroscience
  • Overview

    The Medical Science Liaison (MSL) will be responsible for educating across the continuum of healthcare providers on Assurex Health’s pharmacogenomic product lines and relevant therapeutic areas. The MSL will develop and maintain internal and external relationships in assigned geographic areas, maintain a high level of customer service, and demonstrate accountability for their part in the corporate growth. This position will report to the Medical Affairs Manager.


    • Engage Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) in psychiatry, genetics, and pharmacogenomics
    • Provide lectures, lead discussion groups, and through phone, internet and other means, educate physicians, other health care professionals, KOLs about psychiatric pharmacogenomics and therapeutic areas relevant to the company’s products
    • Participate in local, regional, and national professional meetings and trade shows to promote the science around psychiatric pharmacogenomics
    • Communicate feedback from KOLs to the Medical Affairs and Product Discovery teams
    • Identify and train consultants while maintaining the Speakers Bureau


    • Doctoral degree in health sciences (PharmD or PhD preferred)
    • Must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States
    • Knowledge and therapeutic experience in genomics, genetics, psychiatry and/or psychopharmacology
    • Clinical or research experience with pharmacogenomics
    • Exceptional written and verbal skills
    • Ability to interact effectively with all levels of employees in an energetic and time-sensitive work environment
    • Team-oriented interpersonal communication skills
    • Must be analytical, flexible, innovative, and self-motivated
    • Direct experience in servicing customer needs by creating and communicating complex biomedical information
    • Advanced presentation and computer skills in literature identification and evaluation
    • Exceptional written and verbal skills
    • Excellent time management, scheduling, and organizational skills
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
    • Ability to work effectively under tight timelines and schedules
    • Ability to work independently and as a contributing team member
    • Ability to sense the importance or impact of issues and situations and take appropriate actions
    • Must be flexible, innovative, and self-motivated
    • Must have the flexibility to work extra hours to meet corporate and departmental goals
    • Strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills


    • The field-based position requires 70-80% travel (car and plane) to manage assigned geography
    • Must be familiar with field-based electronic communication tools for all aspects of job

    At Assurex the physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; talk; or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop; kneel; or crouch The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and depth perception.

    About Our Company

    Assurex is a personalized medicine company that specializes in pharmacogenomics and is dedicated to helping healthcare providers get the genetic information they need to determine the genetically appropriate medication(s) for individual patients suffering from neuropsychiatric and other medical conditions. Assurex Health’s proprietary technology is based on pharmacogenomics— the study of the genetic factors that influence an individual’s response to drug treatments—as well as evidence-based medicine and clinical pharmacology. The GeneSight test was developed in the Assurex Health clinical laboratory and is based on patented technology licensed from two world renowned medical centers, Mayo Clinic and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, who continue to be research collaborators.  The company was founded in 2006 and is located in Mason, OH.   Assurex Health is a subsidiary of Myriad Genetics, Inc.


    Assurex is an equal opportunity employer and as such, affirms in policy and practice to recruit, hire, train and promote, in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status or status as a protected veteran.


    Reasonable accommodation will be provided for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures. We believe that diversity lends a regional, national, and global advantage to the clients we serve. Our workforce consists of dynamic individuals, with a range of backgrounds, talents, and skills.


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