This position is a part of the Industry Practice Fellowship Program at Novo Nordisk. Interested applicants must apply directly to the job posting listed on the Novo Nordisk website: Job ad (novonordisk-us.com).
About the Department
The Clinical, Medical and Regulatory (CMR) department at Novo Nordisk is one of the most diverse and collaborative groups within the organization. From health-care-provider interactions and developing and implementing regulatory strategies with the FDA to providing medical education and collecting data to support efficacy and new product development, CMR is involved. The one thing that keeps us all marching to the same beat is our patient-centered focus. At Novo Nordisk, you will help patients around the world. As their needs evolve, so does our challenge to find better and more innovative ways to improve their quality of life. We’re changing lives for a living. Are you ready to make a difference?
The Medical Affairs (MA) Postdoctoral Fellowship is a one-year, experiential program based in Plainsboro, New Jersey. This fellowship is intended to provide experience for Doctor of Pharmacy within the pharmaceutical industry. MA postdoctoral fellow will provide assistance to Medical Affairs department at Novo Nordisk Inc. (NNI). The fellow will gain the skills needed to pursue a career within the pharmaceutical industry where their education and experience can make a significant contribution to satisfying customer needs and achieving company goals.
The fellow will report to the Fellowship Manager during the one-year the program. Additional key internal relationships may include MA management, MA project management, Medical Communications, Clinical Trial Management, Clinical Development and Outcomes Research, Marketing and Market development, as well as Global Medical Affairs (GMA).
Lead projects, representing MA interests on cross-functional teams including, Field Medical Affairs, Medical Operations, Clinical Trial Management, HEOR, Marketing and other key functional areas
Participate in the development and execution of scientific, health disparities and HEOR materials and training for the Field Medical Affairs team and in-house colleagues
Gain working knowledge of the laws and regulations governing the pharmaceutical industry including interactions with health care professionals and potential implications for Novo Nordisk
Participate in strategic and tactical planning to support the Medical Affairs objectives
Participate in the implementation of tactics and training to support effective product development, launch and life-cycle management
Provide accurate, fair-balanced and current medical and technical information about Novo Nordisk products to healthcare professionals, key institutions, managed care organizations and the broader medical and academic community
Understand the roles and responsibilities of Medical Affairs professionals, including Home Office and Field Based
Develop and present a “Fellowship Research Project” poster at a professional conference during their time in the Program
Extraction and interpretation of insights from scientific data, clinical experts or Key External Stakeholders
Opinion leader identification and development of key stakeholder strategies and engagement plans
10%-15% overnight travel required.
Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE-accredited college of Pharmacy by June 2023
Strong academic track record required
Demonstrated leadership capabilities
Presentable, highly articulate, goal-oriented, honest, with high integrity and strong ethics
Track record of teamwork, innovation and project management
Ability to think critically, strategically, and independently
Possess good communication skills, both oral, written and presentation
Demonstrate an ability to perform medical accuracy review with strong attention to detail. Proficiency in PowerPoint, Excel and MS word software applications and overall computer skills with knowledge of literature search technique required
We are a global healthcare company, founded in 1923 and headquartered just outside Copenhagen, Denmark with our US headquarters located in Plainsboro, NJ. Our purpose is to drive change to defeat diabetes and other serious chronic diseases such as obesity, and rare blood and rare endocrine diseases. We do so by pioneering scientific breakthroughs, expanding access to our medicines and working to prevent and ultimately cure the diseases we treat. We employ more than 43,000 people in 80 offices around the world, and market our products in 170 countries.
For almost 100 years, we have been translating the unmet medical needs of people living with a serious chronic disease into innovative medicines and delivery systems, like our insulin pens. Our treatments today are benefiting millions of people living with diabetes, obesity, and rare blood and endocrine diseases. From our labs to our factory floors, we are discovering and developing innovative biological medicines and making them accessible to patients throughout the world. Our industry is dynamic. And the scientific understanding of the diseases we treat and the people living with them, improves every day. This is a constant... reminder that what got us to where we are today is not necessarily what will make us successful in the future. As an employer, we recognise the need to embrace experimentation and strive f or diversity and inclusion to help make better decisions by ensuring that multiple perspectives are considered. Together, we’re life changing.