The Philadelphia College of Pharmacy (PCP) at University of the Sciences (USciences) offers a one-year fellowship in medical information/medical affairs in conjunction with CSL Behring, located in King of Prussia, PA.
CSL Behring is a fast-paced, innovative, global biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and delivery of life-changing therapies for patients with devastating and rare diseases. This one-year fellowship provides in-depth training and hands-on experience in both medical information and medical affairs. The fellow is required to allocate 20% of their time to USciences and 80% to CSL Behring responsibilities. We are recruiting one fellow for 2020.
FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM OBJECTIVES
Develop and cultivate core skills and competencies in analytical reasoning, critical and strategic thinking, problem solving, communication, influencing, and teamwork.
Advance professional responsibility and enhance leadership presence.
Enhance interpersonal communications with healthcare providers, strategic business partners, and consumers.
Strengthen ability to critically evaluate, interpret, synthesize, and communicate scientific information.
Instill knowledge of laws, compliance regulations, and guidance documents pertaining to functional role.
Develop critical thinking and enhance clinical knowledge from industry-based projects and cross-functional teams.
Strengthen leadership and professionalism through participation in academic and industry initiatives.
Apply and communicate clinical knowledge to projects and project teams.
Enhance skills in literature retrieval and analysis.
Improve scientific writing skills by authoring medical information response documents and escalated medical information requests.
Utilize critical thinking and clinical knowledge to develop fair and balanced communications of product information.
Support product launch and sales training material development.
Build relationships with internal and external business partner
Enhance interpersonal communications through cross-functional team collaboration.
Engage and collaborate with subject matter experts across medical affairs
Gain exposure to scientific writing through scientific abstract and poster development
Review medical content for accuracy as part of the medical review team.
Appointment to Clinical Instructor in Pharmacy Practice.
Completion of a one-year teaching certificate program with responsibilities for didactic and experiential teaching and a continuing education (CE) presentation.
Participate in professional development seminars and workshops designed to enhance professional growth and leadership.
BENEFITS AND COMPENSATION
USciences provides a competitive bi-weekly stipend and a comprehensive benefits package, including the option to enroll, tuition-free, in one of the University's online degree and certificate programs: MBA Pharma/Healthcare or Biomedical Writing.
PPS Interview Request
Interested candidates should submit a request for an interview through the PPS portal with a CV and a statement of interest. Candidates selected for a PPS interview will be notified by email with the interview date & time.
Online Application Portal
Candidates with a continued interest in the program must submit an online application through the USciences Application Portalbetween December 1-20, 2019. Please submit the following items electronically through the application portal or via mail/email to the address listed below:
Letter of Intent
Three (3) letters of recommendation
Writing sample (drug information response is preferred)
Unofficial transcript(s) for all college coursework
James M. Hollands, PharmD, BCPS Fellowship Director PCP/USciences Mailbox 34 600 S. 43rd Street Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495 Pharmafellows@usciences.edu
Have or anticipate receiving a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE-accredited college of pharmacy by the start of fellowship.
Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills
Communicate a strong interest in pursuing a career in the pharmaceutical industry.
Internal Number: CSL-001
About Philadelphia College of Pharmacy / University of the Sciences
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy is the first pharmacy school in the nation and part of the University of the Sciences. The Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmacy Administration is dedicated to educating students in pharmacy, conducting research, and performing service to advance the University, the profession, and society.