Pharmacyclics is committed to the development and commercialization of novel therapies intended to improve the quality and duration of life and to resolve serious unmet medical needs for cancer patients. Pharmacyclics is a wholly-owned subsidiary of AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV), a global, research-based biopharmaceutical company. Oncology is a key therapeutic area for AbbVie, with a portfolio consisting of three marketed products and a pipeline containing multiple promising new molecules that are being studied in more than 200 clinical trials for over 20 different types of cancer.
More than 1,200 Pharmacyclics and AbbVie research scientists, clinicians, marketing, operations and corporate professionals work in the San Francisco Bay Area. They combine their expertise in immuno-oncology, stem cells, and cell-signaling with their knowledge of bispecific antibodies, antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs), and covalent-inhibitor technologies to discover and develop novel cancer treatments. Together, we are striving to outsmart cancer.
A successful candidate must be a PharmD graduate from an ACPE accredited institution. Substantial background knowledge in Hematology/Oncology field is a plus. All candidates must have the right to work in the USA. The fellowship will provide comprehensive practical hands-on biopharmaceutical training and foster an environment of learning with a leading biopharmaceutical company. The fellow will be paired with leaders in different medical affairs functional areas. The collaborative environment will offer the fellow an enduring network and exposure to grow exceptional skills.
Provide unbiased scientifically balanced information on AbbVie/Pharmacyclics products to healthcare providers and patients.
Support Medical Affairs by providing product and drug information expertise on a wide range on initiatives including the development of scientific and clinical content for standard response letters, FAQs, field medical tools, and compendia submission packages and AMCP dossier, medical review of medical & promotional materials, staffing medical booth at scientific meetings and conferences and consulting on cross-functional activities.
Develop strong literature searching skills and critically appraise published and unpublished clinical data regarding marketed and investigational products and/or Heme/Onc interests at AbbVie
Support the overall operational function of a medical affairs department by participating in process improvement initiatives, tracking and reporting key operational metrics, and supporting the investigator-initiated studies.
Support the generation and operation of Publications for PCYC trials, including Phase 3/4b.
Collaborate with Health Economics and Outcome Research to support ongoing projects that demonstrate economic impact. Learn to critically evaluate research methods.
Collaborate with the Clinical Value & Outcomes Team to support in the creation of value evidence dissemination projects that support better outcomes with safer and more efficient use. Learn to critically evaluate logistics in disseminating findings.
Collaborate with cross-functional groups through AbbVie/Pharmacyclics that will expose fellow to strategy and the opportunity to work in multiple settings.
Learn and comply with regulations set by KGI, AbbVie/Pharmacyclics, and national/global regulatory agencies
The AbbVie/PCYC-KGI Fellow will have academic responsibilities at the Keck School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences which may include precepting students, publishing abstracts, posters, and representing the fellowship to pharmacy students.
Hematology/Oncology interest and experience is strongly desired
Strong work ethic and sense of adaptability. Candidate must demonstrate ability to take direction and work both independently and as part of a team.
Pro-active approach to assigned responsibilities, with responsiveness to prioritize according to needs of the research project.
Reliability, strong attention to detail, accuracy and effective organizational skills in planning and overseeing multiple parallel long-term projects.
Experience with gathering, processing, analyzing and critically evaluating large volumes of data.
Commitment to communicating respectfully and effectively within the team.
Demonstrated scientific writing skills.
Candidates must submit all the following application materials via the PPS Portal.
Letter of Intent.
Updated curriculum vitae (CV).
Unofficial pharmacy school transcripts
Three (3) letters of recommendation will be due by Sunday, December 1, 2019 to Philip Lee, Pharm. D., at Phlee@pcyc.com. The deadline to submit the material (besides the letters of recommendation) is on Wednesday, November 27, 2019 by 11:59pm. Applicants will be screened, and interviewee schedules will be sent out by Wednesday, December 4, 2019.