The University of Southern California, School of Pharmacy and Gilead Sciences, Inc. are proud to offer one 12-month Global Medical Affairs, Oncology Fellowship designed to provide recent PharmD graduates an opportunity to learn the skills and experiences to excel in Global Medical Affairs Oncology. The fellowship has the option to be based at the Gilead U.S. headquarters in Foster City, California or to be U.S. Remote. The fellow will have extensive exposure to the Global Medical Affairs organization and gain a thorough understanding of the role of Medical Affairs within the oncology pharmaceutical industry.
Duration: 1 year (July 1, 2023 – June 30, 2024)
Positions Available: 1
Global Medical Affairs, Oncology Fellowship Activities:
Oncology Medical Affairs External-Sponsored Research:
Manage projects related to the review, approval, and medical oversight of the Oncology Medical Affairs collaborative studies research program
Help with project management of the Global Medical Affairs Plan of Action (POA) and Integrated Evidence Plan (IEP), strategic workshops, and Global Medical training
Medical Affairs Launch Activities:
Support various launch activities including advisory board planning, congress preparation, publication planning, content generation for global and affiliate use
Collaborate with the Global Medical Affairs team to work on projects regarding process improvement and implementation of new technology Compliance: Learn and comply with regulations and guidance from the various national and global regulatory agencies that govern the pharmaceutical industry
Collaborate with colleagues from other departments to learn about the role of Global Medical Affairs in the wider organization
Based on the fellow’s interests, there is an opportunity to participate in rotations with external departments to gain a comprehensive experience and skills in pharmaceutical industry
Potential departments to perform a rotation with may include Affiliate Medical Affairs, Field-Based Medical Sciences, Regulatory Affairs, Marketing, etc
USC Graduate Coursework:
Complete graduate coursework at the University of Southern California with the opportunity to complete a Graduate Certificate Program in a variety of fields
Leadership, Teaching and Career Development:
Participate in the USC School of Pharmacy Professional Development and Leadership Retreat and precept Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (APPE) rotation students
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 are limited and will be scheduled on a rolling basis. Please submit your application, including your CV and a letter of intent, by November 30 to ASHP PPS and at the following link: https://usc.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6KYUCGamluZO2uG
Document type: PDF
Document name: Last Name_First Name_CV.pdf
Letter of intent
Document type: PDF
Document name: Last Name_First Name_LOI_MI.pdf
The letter of intent should address your interest in the Gilead Medical Affairs, Oncology fellowship and what qualities/skills you have that make you stand out as a candidate. Please address letters to Shannon Dervin, PharmD and Kelley Lu, PharmD (no physical address required).
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.