How to Break Into the MSL Role Revealed!

“Dr. Dyer demystifies the process for individuals looking to break into the MSL role…”

– Donna Holder, PharmD. Senior Director, Global MSL Excellence AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals



The Medical Science Liaison Career Guide: How to Break into Your First Role is a Step-by-Step guide on how to successfully land your first role. The book reveals: – What the MSL role is and its purpose – How hundreds of MSLs broke into their first role – What activities MSLs actually do – How to research the role, companies and hiring managers – How to effectively network with MSLs and hiring managers – The proper format and what to include in your CV – What salary to expect as a new MSL – How to address your lack of MSL experience – Plus much more



Having interviewed and hired countless MSLs, I am sure that Dr. Dyer’s book will be an excellent resource for MSL job-seekers. Dr. Dyer demystifies the process for individuals looking to break into the MSL role and provides practical advice and guidance. Not only does he cover the basics in terms of the job search and interview preparation, but he also provides a pragmatic approach to using social media. This book is sure to become a go-to reference for MSL applicants!

Senior Director, Global MSL Excellence

As a manager of an MSL team, I am often contacted by those looking to break into the MSL role. Dr. Dyer has created an excellent resource for individuals interested in breaking into the MSL role. This easy-to-read, comprehensive text provides a step-by-step approach that will be sure to open doors for the newbie as well as provide additional tips for a seasoned MSL looking for new opportunities.

Senior Director, Medical Affairs

Dr. Dyer has developed the essential ‘how-to’ manual for entering the MSL role. His insight into the importance of preparation for the interview is tremendous. Dr. Dyer provides clear and concise direction on how to research a company prior to that first interaction and how to optimize chances of getting noticed through social media. This book is an absolute must-read for anyone trying to break into the MSL role as well as for current MSLs seeking to transition to a new company.

Director, MSL Training


MSL Candidate Presentation and Communication Skills Certificate Program

The MSL Society is now offering the FIRST and ONLY live Presentation and Communications Skills Certificate Program for MSL candidates.

This program is very unique because it is the ONLY program facilitated by experienced MSL managers… Read More