About the Department The Clinical, Medical and Regulatory (CMR) department at Novo Nordisk Inc (NNI) 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 Food & Drug Administration (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 Position 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 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.
Relationships 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, CMR Training, Clinical Trial Management, Clinical Development, Marketing and Market Shaping, as well as Global Medical Affairs (GMA).
Lead projects, representing MA interests on cross-functional teams including, Medical Operations, Clinical Trial Management, Marketing and other key functional areas
Participate in the development and execution of scientific 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 planning to support the commercial and scientific objectives of the company Participate in the implementation of strategy, 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
Participate in the grant review process and analysis of educational impact
Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE-accredited college of Pharmacy with strong academic track record required
Demonstrated leadership capabilities
Presentable, highly articulate, goal-oriented, honest, with high integrity and strong ethics
Track record of team work, 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
*To be considered for this position all applicants must apply directly to the job posting on the Novo Nordisk US career website. Please click on the below link to be redirected:
Novo Nordisk A/S is a global healthcare company with more than 90 years of innovation and leadership in diabetes research, care and treatment.
This heritage has given us experience and capabilities that also enable us to help people defeat other serious chronic conditions such as hemophilia, growth disorders and obesity.
Established in 1923 and headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, Novo Nordisk employs approximately 43,100 people in 79 countries and markets its products in more than 170 countries.
Novo Nordisk, Inc., is the US affiliate of Novo Nordisk A/S. Our US headquarters are located in Plainsboro, NJ, and the Novo Nordisk US business presence stretches from coast to coast -- from an insulin manufacturing plant in North Carolina to the Novo Nordisk Research Center in Seattle, WA.