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Position: Northeastern University Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Amryt US Medical Affairs
The Northeastern University Fellowship Program provides a dynamic academic environment offering fellows the opportunity for a wide breadth of experiences:
Develop teaching skills through participation in our Teaching and Learning Seminar series
Facilitate small and large group didactic education in partnership with a faculty mentor
Utilize a layered learning model in experiential education by co-precepting students on pharmacy practice experiences including Northeastern’s unique co-op program
Create, present, and publish scholarly research through collaborative industry and university relationships
Engage with faculty who participate in various interdisciplinary graduate programs including biotechnology, nanomedicine, immunology, health informatics, and drug discovery
Network with area residents and other Northeastern fellows via professional development programs, teaching seminars, and participation on fellowship committees
Amryt is a global commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to developing and delivering innovative new treatments to help improve the lives of patients with rare and debilitating diseases. A core belief at Amryt Pharma is that we operate on a foundation of responsibility, integrity, and ethical practice. Our exceptional team offers a wealth of experience in identifying, commercializing, and delivering new treatments across global markets. Our ability to navigate diverse regulatory and reimbursement environments, combining a ‘think global, act local approach’, positions us optimally to deliver our goals and get our life changing medicines to all those who need them.
Amryt comprises a strong and growing portfolio of commercial and development assets. Amryt’s commercial business comprises three orphan disease products – metreleptin (Myalept®/ Myalepta®); octreotide (Mycapssa®); and lomitapide (Juxtapid®/ Lojuxta®). Amryt has successfully developed oral medications that are currently only available as injectable therapies through a Transient Permeability Enhancer (TPE®) technology platform.
US Medical Affairs Responsibilities:
The Medical Affairs fellowship at Amryt will offer an opportunity for fellows to develop a proficient understanding of US Medical Affairs, including analyzing, developing and delivering scientifically-balanced data to healthcare providers to improve patient outcomes. Throughout the fellowship, the fellow will engage in projects to learn and understand disease states and master product data while gaining experience in various functions within Medical Affairs. The fellow will develop an understanding of industry regulations and guidance governing clinical research, medical communications/interactions, and non-promotional and promotional materials by working in cross-functional teams outside of Medical Affairs including Legal/Compliance, Marketing, Sales, Market Access, Clinical Development and Regulatory. The fellow will also participate in key Medical Affairs activities including the following:
Contribute to planning, developing, and updating scientific communication materials for the Field Medical team and other uses, e.g., Global Scientific Platforms, Medical booth materials
Provide support for publications by identifying data gaps, generating publication concepts, and executing product publication plans
Collaborate with the medical director, marketing, legal, and regulatory teams to review promotional materials for scientific accuracy
Participate in collaborative research activities by reviewing proposals, supporting site recruitment and education, and evaluating study conduct and data analysis
Engage in the exchange of data and knowledge with both internal and external audiences in a scientific and balanced manner as they relate to clinical research, disease state awareness, pipeline assets, and therapeutic trends
Work with the Field Medical team to gain an understanding of thought leader engagement and territory management by developing and fostering relationships with key HCPs, researchers, and institutions
Collect and analyze insights from Field Medical and congresses to appropriately inform and prioritize activities to meet the needs of the scientific community
Staff medical booths at scientific congresses
Potential for additional opportunities within the broader Global Medical Affairs organization
Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE accredited institution, eligible for licensure as a pharmacist in the State of Massachusetts.
Excellent oral and written communication, time management, and leadership skills, ability to work independently and take initiative on a variety of projects at the industry site and Northeastern.
Additional Information: Applicants should submit the following APPLICATION MATERIALS by the priority deadline of October 31st, 2022:
Curriculum vitae (CV), uploaded
Unofficial PharmD transcripts, uploaded
Cover letter, uploaded
Three formal letters of recommendation (LORs) sent directly from the letter writer to PharmDFellowships@northeastern.edu by November 28th, 2022. LOR writers should include the candidate’s name and fellowship program(s) in the subject line (e.g. Smith, John – Alnylam, GSK).
Address cover letter and three LORs to:
J. Andrew Orr-Skirvin, PharmD, BCOP
Clinical Professor, School of Pharmacy
Chair, Department of Pharmacy & Health System Sciences
Director of Pharmaceutical Industry Fellowship Program
360 Huntington Ave, 140TF R218
Boston, MA 02115
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
The NORTHEASTERN FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM provides fellows with dynamic biopharmaceutical industry experiences with the benefits of an academic environment. Over two-years, fellows work at one of the partner companies located in the greater Boston and Cambridge, MA areas and at Northeastern University’s School of Pharmacy.
LEARN MORE at NUfellowship.com.