Neurelis is a neuroscience-based specialty pharmaceutical company providing innovative approaches to target unmet medical needs. Our approach combines novel technologies designed to enhance therapeutic benefit and address unmet needs in patient care. Neurelis offers competitive pay and benefits and a collaborative and growing team who are passionate about their products and company. We may be small but we are mighty! 

Here is our story…

Seeing what we have seen, hearing what we have heard,
meeting the people we’ve met...
We are compelled.
Do something. Make a difference.
When you have the means, the talent, and the skills to come alongside those in need,
you are motivated to step into the story.
We see the impact. We see the will to fight. We see the fire within.
We don’t just celebrate these quiet warriors...we empower them.
We discover, we innovate, we enable and reveal the heroes within.
It is not done quickly, and it is not done easily...
It requires excellence in everything we do.

We are Neurelis.
Progress is our passion.
The patient is our purpose.



Reporting to the Senior Director, Medical Science Liaisons, the Medical Science Liaison (MSL) is a professional with scientific knowledge, clinical acumen, and therapeutic area expertise. The MSL is responsible for conducting medical and scientific field-based initiatives consistent with the goals and objectives of the Clinical Development and Medical Affairs department. The MSL conducts tactical and compliant peer-to-peer scientific interactions (e.g., topics such as product, product candidates, drug class; formulations, and various disease states) with key opinion leaders, healthcare professionals, and formulary decision makers in alignment with Neurelis’ strategic objectives. This role will function as a subject matter expert and be responsible for developing and maintaining both internal and external professional relationships in support of Neurelis’ lead product candidate as well as other pipeline assets. This person will function as a key contributor within a small and rapidly growing company and actively contribute insights/analytics gathered from the field to build and refine strategic objectives.  


  • Identify and develop relationships with medical/scientific key opinion leaders and other healthcare providers consistent with the strategy and objectives of Clinical Development and Medical Affairs.

  • Develop and maintain scientific, clinical and therapeutic expertise in Neurology.

  • Engage healthcare providers in scientific exchange and disease state education around current and emerging therapies within epilepsy and other therapeutic areas aligned with Neurelis’ emerging pipeline.

  • Capture actionable insights from the field and provide periodic reports to MSL management and internal colleagues.

  • Provide medical/scientific support and presentations to managed care accounts and other market access organizations. 

  • Represent Neurelis at local, regional and national meetings and conferences. 

  • Provide appropriate scientific, medical and educational support for internal medical and cross-functional colleagues as assigned. 

  • Proactively identify and assist in facilitation of investigator-initiated studies as assigned. 

  • Lead/participate in special project teams as necessary.        



  • Advanced degree in the life sciences (PharmD, MD, PhD).

  • Strong analytical skills to understand, interpret and communicate scientific and clinical research.

  • Willingness to travel; ability to embrace change with an agile mindset.

  • Effective analytical, communication and presentation skills.

  • Exceptional dedication to improving the health and wellbeing of patients, their families and care givers. 


  • Corporate experience in the CNS therapeutic area (particularly within epilepsy).

  • Minimum of 2 years in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry.

  • Prior experience demonstrating success within an MSL role.

  • Prior experience with healthcare economics and the market access environment.


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. Medical Science Liaisons will work inside and outside. Job will require up to 50% travel including overnights within the region and as needed for corporate functions (within COVID-19 guidelines). Work environment temperature can fluctuate from season to season. Requires extensive daily driving, getting in and out of an automobile, carrying materials (10 to 20 pounds), going up and down stairs and walking throughout medical buildings and to and from physician offices. Full time position, 40+ hours per week, primarily Monday – Friday, 8am - 5pm, but at times evening and weekend work will be required. Ability to communicate in writing and verbally. The noise level is usually moderate. 

All recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, and other employment-related programs at Neurelis are provided fairly to all persons on an equal opportunity basis without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law; Employment decisions are based on the principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action; and All personnel actions such as compensation, benefits, transfers and training are administered without regard to race, creed, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Neurelis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

This is a full time position

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