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Position: Northeastern University Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Pacira, Global Medical Information & Pharmacovigilance
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
About Pacira Biosciences:
Pacira Biosciences, Inc is the leading provider of non-opioid pain management and regenerative health solutions dedicated to advancing and improving patient outcomes. Our in-depth knowledge of non-opioid pain management, coupled with our passion for delivering improved patient care, drives our commitment to providing solutions that address unmet medical needs and improve clinical results. Pacira is setting new expectations for clinicians and patients alike: low- and no-opioid pain management through innovative alternatives that offer better outcomes.
The Pharmacy Postdoctoral Fellow will join the Global Medical Information & Pharmacovigilance team for a two-year commitment, where they will be immersed in all Global Medical Sciences activities. The focus of the fellowship will be in Medical Information followed by 3-month rotations available in various Global Medical Sciences functions including: Scientific Communications, Field Medical, Pharmacovigilance. During the rotation period, the Fellow will be expected to dedicate at least 25% of their time to supporting the Global Medical Information Team. The fellow will also have the opportunity to learn about various industry functions such as Regulatory Affairs, Value Evidence & Outcomes, Clinical Development, or the Commercial Organization through longitudinal projects. The Fellow will also have the opportunity to attend Medical Congresses. Rotations may be extended at the discretion of the rotation supervisor.
Global Medical Information Responsibilities:
Example Job Responsibilities, includes but are not limited to:
Develop cross-functional relationships across the organization through implementation of the Global Medical Strategy
Develop medical response letters, slide decks, infographics, videos and literature summaries for both internal and external stakeholders
Provide medical review support of medical and promotional materials for the copy approval committees
Support medical information call center training and escalations and analyze medical information request metrics
Attend major medical congresses, including ASHP, ASA, ASRA, AAOS; attend sessions and medical education symposia and provide summary reports.
Develop pre- and post-authorization payer dossiers and submissions to guideline compendia and pathway companies
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.