USC-Neurocrine Biosciences Fellowship in Medical Affairs
The one-year Medical Affairs Fellowship is designed to provide the trainee a broad understanding of the various roles and responsibilities within Medical Affairs. The fellowship will provide training activities that support company goals as well as developmental opportunities through broad-based hands-on experiences and mentorships that integrate them into various medical strategic initiatives. Upon completion of the program, the Fellow will be prepared for the challenges of a career in the pharmaceutical industry.
Train as a core member of the Medical Affairs team to assist in providing accurate, fair-balanced, evidence-based information about Neurocrine approved and pipeline products to internal stakeholders and external customers.
Collaborate with key internal stakeholders to support the development of educational materials based on Neurocrine therapies and disease states.
Update and create standard response letters for Medical Information and manage escalated, complex inquiries.
Identify team needs and data gaps and collaborate internally to help drive appropriate solutions and projects.
Contribute to multidisciplinary teams and build relationships across departments and functions (e.g., health economics and outcomes research, regulatory, market access, clinical development, marketing, and compliance).
Train in cross-functional teams to assist with the execution of the strategic publication plans.
Gain insight into the various roles within Medical Affairs and other functional groups.
Support the field medical team through various activities, training, and initiatives that are strategically aligned with key opinion leader (KOL) priorities.
Gain Medical Science Liaison field experience.
Develop, implement, and present a longitudinal research project.
Serve as a rotation preceptor to pharmacy students.
Complete required graduate coursework at the University of Southern California with the opportunity to complete a Certificate in Regulatory Sciences.
Participate in the University of Southern California, School of Pharmacy Professional Development and Leadership Retreat.
PharmD, MD or PhD in applicable field from an accredited university
Good oral and written communication skills, ethics, professionalism, leadership and an interest in the biopharmaceutical industry
Attendance and participation at interviews at the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting are highly recommended
Request an Interview
Interviews at the ASHP Midyear meeting are limited and are granted on a competitive basis. Please do not submit an interview request through PPS.
To be considered for an interview, submit CV and a letter of intent to Katie Moy, Pharm.D. at firstname.lastname@example.org as described below.
Document type: PDF
Document name: Last Name_First Name_CV.pdf
Letter of intent
Document type: PDF
Document name: Last Name_First Name_Letter.pdf
The letter of intent should address your career goals in industry and why you are interested in the USC-Neurocrine Biosciences Medical Affairs Fellowship. Please address letters to Katie Moy, Pharm.D. at email@example.com
Applicants must have obtained an MD, PhD, or PharmD from an accredited university within 5 years of initial appointment, and a minimum doctoral program GPA of 3.0. Selected candidates will be invited to schedule an interview at the 2019 ASHP Midyear PPS by email.
Submit Application to USC School of Pharmacy Online Portal
In addition, applications are to be submitted online via the USC School of Pharmacy online application (https://resfellow.smapply.io/), where you will be asked to submit the following:
Letter of intent
Email addresses of 3 references
Pharmacy school transcript
Interested candidates are requested to submit the above materials via the online application by December 13, 2019.
William C. Gong, PharmD, FASHP, FCSHP Director, Residency and Fellowship Programs Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy University of Southern California School of Pharmacy 1985 Zonal Avenue Los Angeles, California 90089-9121 Telephone: (323) 442-2625 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
About USC-Neurocrine Biosciences
The University of Southern California is one of the world’s leading private research universities. An anchor institution in Los Angeles, a global center for arts, technology and international trade, USC enrolls more international students than any other U.S. university and offers extensive opportunities for internships and study abroad. With a strong tradition of integrating liberal and professional education, USC fosters a vibrant culture of public service and encourages students to cross academic as well as geographic boundaries in their pursuit of knowledge.