Gilead Sciences, Inc and USC Alfred E. Mann School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences are proud to offer this 12-month Global Medical Affairs LIFE Fellowship program designed to give pharmacists (PharmD degree) who have graduated and been working as a pharmacist for 5 years or less an opportunity to learn necessary skills to excel in the pharmaceutical industry.
Duration: 1 year (July 1, 2024 – June 30, 2025)
Positions Available: 1
Medical Affairs Fellowship Activities:
The fellow will collaborate with colleagues across Medical Affairs, Clinical Development, Global Commercial Strategy & Operations, and Regulatory Affairs to learn about the role and value of Medical Affairs within Gilead.
The fellow will have opportunities to work on projects within the LIFE team related to process improvement and best-practice development
The fellow will have an opportunity to learn and manage projects related to the review, approval, and medical oversight of the LIFE phase 4 research program.
The fellow may help with project management of the Global Medical Affairs POA (Plan of Action) and IEP (Integrated Evidence Plan), strategic workshops, and Global Medical training.
External Department Rotations:
Based on the fellow’s interests, there may be an opportunity to participate in rotations with other Gilead departments to gain comprehensive experience and diversify your skillset.
USC Graduate Coursework: Complete required graduate coursework at the USC with the opportunity to complete a Graduate Certificate Program in a variety of fields.
Leadership, Teaching, and Career Development: Participate in the USC Mann School Professional Development and Leadership Retreat, as well as precept fourth-year pharmacy 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, 2023 for early consideration to ASHP PPS.
The letter of intent should address your interest in the fellowship and what qualities/skills you have that make you stand out as a candidate. Please address letters to William C. Gong, PharmD (no physical address required).
If you are interested in learning more, we welcome you to join our online webinar.
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