The University of Southern California, School of Pharmacy and Gilead Sciences, Inc. are proud to offer a 12-month Fellowship in HIV Prevention Medical Affairs designed to provide recent PharmD graduates an opportunity to gain the skills and experiences needed to excel in Medical Affairs. This US Medical Affairs fellowship is based at the Gilead U.S. headquarters in Foster City, California, but a remote option may be available in certain situations. The Fellow will be integral to the U.S. Medical Affairs HIV Prevention Strategy team that works closely with US Medical Scientists, Global and US Medical Information, and the Global HIV prevention team.
Duration: 1 year (July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022)
Positions Available: 1
Medical Affairs Fellowship Activities:
Develop Strategy Thinking
The fellow will be involved in the creation and review of the Medical Affairs HIV Prevention Plan of Action (POA) and help ensure medical content, messaging, and reactive tools support execution of the POA
Medical Affairs Content
The fellow will be involved with the creation, updating, and review of Medical Affairs content such as reactive slide decks, FAQ documents, Medical Affairs advisory presentations, and Commercial Learning and Development Presentations
Participate in Medical Review
The fellow will have the opportunity to review promotional materials, commercial learning and development materials, and Medical Information generated response documents to ensure medical accuracy, alignment with product indication, and alignment with the Medical Affairs Plan of Action and strategic messaging
The fellow will collaborate and teamwork with colleagues from other departments to learn about the role of Medical Affairs in the wider organization.
The fellow will learn and comply with regulations and guidance from the various national and global regulatory agencies that govern the pharmaceutical industry.
Based on the fellow’s interest, there is an opportunity to participate in rotations with external departments to gain a comprehensive experience and skills in the pharmaceutical industry.
USC Graduate Coursework:
Complete required graduate coursework at the University of Southern California with the opportunity to complete a Graduate Certificate Program in a variety of fields
Leadership and Career Development:
Participate in the University of Southern California, School of Pharmacy Professional Development and Leadership Retreat
Minimum Application Requirements: The candidate must have completed a PharmD, MD, PhD or equivalent doctorate degree from an accredited college or university within five years of initial appointment and a minimum doctoral program GPA of 3.0.
Interview Requests: Interviews at the ASHP Midyear meeting are granted on a competitive, rolling basis with all invitations expected to be sent out by December 4, 2020. Please do NOT request for an interview through PPS. You can apply for an interview by submitting your CV and a letter of intent by November 20, 2020 at the following link: https://usc.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0AEtquRToANYtGB
Document type: PDF
Document name: Last Name_First Name_CV.pdf
Letter of intent
Document type: PDF
Document name: Last Name_First Name_LOI_HIVPrev.pdf
The letter of intent should address how this fellowship will help you advance your career in the pharmaceutical industry and what qualities/skills you have that make you stand out as a candidate. Please address letters to Jonathon Anderson, PharmD (no physical address required).
If you have any additional questions, please contact the current Gilead fellow, Carol Ou, at Carol.Ou@gilead.com.
If you are interested in learning more, we welcome you to join our online webinar.
Best Regards, William C. Gong, PharmD Director, Residency and Fellowship Programs firstname.lastname@example.org
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