The Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, University of the Pacific (UOP) is proud to partner with Genentech, Inc. to establish the Fellowship in Industry Program (FIP). Founded in 2017, the program aims to provide exceptional biopharmaceutical industry training for doctor of pharmacy (PharmD) graduates. The goal of the program is to prepare fellows for a career in the pharmaceutical industry by focusing on developing technical, leadership and communication skills. The fellowship will also concentrate on cultivating the fellow's clinical skills while honing their expertise in their areas of interest.
Genentech Fellowship | Clinical Pharmacology
Duration: 2 years
The joint Genentech-UOPClinical Pharmacology Fellowship program builds on the synergy between the fellow’s comprehensive Doctor of Pharmacy training and Genentech’s innovation in drug development to prepare the individual for a career in the biotechnology/pharmaceutical industry. The fellow will be part of the gRED Clinical Pharmacology Department, which is responsible for applying the principles of quantitative pharmacology to enable selection of a safe and effective dose, route and regimen for small molecules and biologics. The fellow will gain drug development experience at Genentech by completing research projects in clinical pharmacology and/or modeling and simulation and collaborating with scientists across disciplines within Genentech and Roche. These experiences will potentially lead to publications and presentations at scientific conferences and give the fellow exposure to career opportunities in the biotechnology/pharmaceutical industry.
Fellows will spend 90% of their time on duties specific to the industry site and 10% of time on professional development activities with the Thomas J Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. All fellows will be eligible for clinical faculty status.
A candidate must be:
A permanent resident or citizen of the United States
A PharmD from an ACPE accredited college of pharmacy before the start of the fellowship term
ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting Personnel Placement Service Participation in the Personnel Placement Service (PPS) at the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting is strongly encouraged, but not required. Request an interview and submit the following through the PPS portal or by e-mail to Sachin A. Shah, PharmD at firstname.lastname@example.org by November 30, 2019, 11:59pm PST:
Letter of intent
Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Application Process Candidates must submit via email (email@example.com) all the following application materials by December 13, 2019, 11:59pm PST:
Letter of intent
Updated Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Three (3) letters of recommendation emailed directly from letter writer to FIP Director
One professional writing sample
Unofficial pharmacy school transcript emailed to FIP Director
All materials should be addressed to:
Sachin A Shah, PharmD, FAHA
Director, Fellowship in Industry Program
Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences