Full - Time

In the Active Cosmetics Division, we make a difference to the lives of millions of consumers by improving the health and beauty of their skin, through every stage of life. Our brands (CeraVe, SkinCeuticals, La Roche Posay, Vichy and Dermablend) lead the way in skin care innovation, offering safe and effective products and services that deliver their promises. We invest heavily in research and development, and co-create our products with health professionals, scientists and the 90,000 dermatologists we serve around the world. We also design connected beauty experiences, harnessing intelligent technologies to empower people to take control of their skin health.
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Director, Medical Science Liaison (La Roche-Posay)

Location-US Field Based.  

Delivers scientific training to HCPs and Media regarding current and future adjunctive therapies and skincare solutions developed and commercialized La Roche-Posay. Supports product launches to service HCPs as needed both in-person, distribution of material by email, webex and other platforms as needed. Develops and maintains professional relationships with internal and external customers in tandem with head of Medical Relations to ensure the scientific information needs of healthcare professionals are met. 

Provides comprehensive medical and scientific support for La Roche-Posay products by serving as an internal expert for marketing, education, and field-based team members.

Key responsibilities include gathering and synthesizing external insights, tracking and developing scientific MD launch content and tools (posters, scientific slides, article publication development, writing, editing, or overseeing medical writers) to support the tactics of DMI and US strategy; serving as an expert resource to support healthcare professional requests for scientific information related La Roche-Posay products or disease areas.   Interfaces with key customers, and opinion leaders to successfully meet the customer’s needs.

Work with Medical Relations and KOLs to seed investigator initiated trials for region-specific data (i.e. effect of climate or pollution on Atopy and Psoriasis). Work with Medical Relations and Sales on the development of Patient Experience programs on core and new products.

Serves as internal medical and scientific resource responsible for developing strategic communications and other materials supporting product information. Works with head of Professional Marketing & Relations for La Roche-Posay  to share relevant scientific information internally from journal articles to keep the various teams aware of scientific news within the dermatology space.

Supports the use of La Roche-Posay products through Dermatology HCP advocacy development and implementation of peer influence programs. Develops and maintains strong scientific knowledge of the current competitive landscape and competitive messaging. Upon request, presents data on La Roche-Posay science and products to healthcare professionals (scientific peer to peer) including physicians, academic institutions, researchers, and other health care professionals. Provides approved information to customers to ensure access to current medical and scientific information as necessary. Upon requests, can assist or lead regional speaker bureau or online training programs in support of La Roche-Posay scientific information and products and services.

Supports advisory events to ensure accuracy of and clinician access to up-to-date scientific and clinical data. Attends medical congresses to develop relationships, build advocacy, and present key data. Represents and La Roche-Posay at scientific congresses and/or advisory boards in association with Medical & Professional Relations. Supports Hospital Programs by educating staff on the clinical portfolio LRP for various patient types.

Key Duties:

  1. Serves as an internal and external (HCP) expert and actively supports Medical Relations initiatives. Develops content and delivers scientific training to field-based commercial HCP stakeholders.  Collaborates with colleagues to contribute to strategy development and medical communication pieces (posters, publications, slide decks) in collaboration with DMI Scientific Affairs, R&I, and with insights provided by KOL consultants.


  1. Upon request, present data on La Roche-Posay products to healthcare professionals including physicians, academic institutions, researchers, and other health care professionals. Upon request, provide appropriate medical and/or scientific information to address the unsolicited questions raised by customers.


  1. Support research or business development initiatives as requested by La Roche-Posay and CeraVe Medical Affairs and Marketing Departments.  Serve as internal medical and scientific resource to support developing communications and other materials on product information.


  1. Coordinates the gathering external insights from Medical & Media Relations and synthesizes information to present a Medical & Media Relations perspective to the broader La Roche-Posay organization (US Operational Marketing, DMI, Training & Education). 




  • Advanced Clinical/Science degree or professional credentials required (MD, PhD, PharmD, and/or scientific background/experience)
  • Minimum of 2 years post professional degree practice or relevant transferable experience (clinical practice, clinical or scientific training, academic research, and regulatory/scientific).
  • Minimum 1 year experience in a Medical organization with preference for dermatology or oncology
  • Experience in Medical/Cosmetic Dermatology, Plastic Surgery, Cellular Biology, and/or Facial Aesthetic disciplines strongly desired.
  • Ability to think creatively and conceptually
  • Ability to develop and execute key strategies
  • Strong analytical skills and presentation skills
  • Strong problem resolution skills
  • Experience performing research and/or analyzing clinical research data
  • Proven ability to develop relationships with physicians and other Healthcare Professionals
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a cross-functional environment
  • Ability to support 70% travel schedule

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