Allergan Medical Science Liaison- Ophthalmology Charlotte or Durham NC in Charlotte, North Carolina

Medical Science Liaison- Ophthalmology Charlotte or Durham NC

Charlotte, North Carolina, United States at

▾ ▸ 1 additional location

Durham, North Carolina, United States

Apr 13, 2018Post Date

178965Requisition #

Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) is a bold, global pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model - Growth Pharma. Allergan is focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing branded pharmaceutical, device, biologic, surgical and regenerative medicine products for patients around the world.

Allergan markets a portfolio of leading brands and best-in-class products for the central nervous system, eye care, medical aesthetics and dermatology, gastroenterology, women's health, urology and anti-infective therapeutic categories. With commercial operations in approximately 100 countries, Allergan is committed to working with physicians, healthcare providers and patients to deliver innovative and meaningful treatments that help people around the world live longer, healthier lives every day.

Allergan is a company that will inspire you to aim high with your ambition. Where you can build bridges all over the world. Where you can power ideas that drive change. And where you will act fast and drive results for customers and patients. Power your future & join our bold team.

Position Overview

Develops and maintains professional relationships with internal and external customers to provide comprehensive medical and scientific support to Allergan initiatives in assigned therapeutic areas. Facilitates information, education, and research activities for physicians and ancillary healthcare professionals regarding current and future therapies in development or commercialized by Allergan. Works closely with other Allergan personnel to ensure information, education, and research needs of healthcare professionals are met and to ensure scientific and technical training needs of commercial organizations are identified and met

Main Areas of Responsibilities

  • Identify, develop and maintain professional relationships with thought leaders, academic centers and researchers in assigned areas of therapeutic interest to ensure access to current medical and scientific information on Allergan products.

  • Present data on Allergan products to healthcare professionals including physicians, academic institutions, researchers, and other health care professionals.

  • Guide research initiatives as requested by Allergan R&D, Clinical Operations, and Medical Affairs Departments.

  • Serve as internal medical and scientific resource to assigned Allergan therapeutic areas for development of disease-state and product communications and materials that are medically accurate, balanced, and consistent with regulatory guidelines.

  • Support Round Table and Advisory Board sessions to ensure accuracy of scientific and clinical data.

  • Conducts on-going training to medical affairs, field sales and other internal personnel as directed.


  • Knowledge of applicable pharmaceutical industry legal and regulatory guidelines

  • Conveys information clearly, using a variety of media, to individuals and groups

  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills

  • Strong presentation and teaching skills

  • Ability to engage the audience and convey clinical and non-clinical technical information effectively

  • Exceptional planning and organizational skills

  • Strong team and leadership skills

  • Travel up to 85%

Preferred Skills/Qualification

  • 3+ years of MSL experience (pharma, device, etc.)

  • Ophthalmology experience is required


Advanced degree with health science background (Pharm.D, M.D., Ph.D, preferred)


Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Allergan is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other protected status.