Pfizer Biopharmaceutical Industry Fellowship: Clinical Supply Strategy and Management
Pfizer Worldwide Research, Development, and Medical, in conjunction with Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS) University, offers a two-year post-PharmD Fellowship designed to enhance the understanding of the drug development process from first in human studies to commercialization. The fellowship will provide insight on the intricacies of the design, planning, and distribution of clinical supplies throughout all phases of development. The fellow will apply clinical supply strategies to effectively manage pharmaceuticals, biologics, and vaccine-based investigational products in global clinical trials from study start up to completion. The fellow will receive comprehensive training by completion of rotational modules in various divisions within Research, Development, and Medical. Providing support for clinical trial execution, while fulfilling adjunct assistant professor academic responsibilities throughout the fellowship program. The fellow will have gained the knowledge and experience necessary to begin a successful career in the biopharmaceutical industry upon completion of the fellowship.
Understand the importance of investigational products in the successful execution of a clinical program
Become an integral member of Pfizer Global Clinical Supply, including working closely with other Pharmaceutical Sciences Departments, Global Product Development, Strategic Partners, and Quality Assurance
Develop project management, communication, and leadership skills cross-functionally across a variety of departments
Build an understanding in the manufacture of active pharmaceutical ingredient and drug products as well as the packaging, labeling and distribution of investigational products
Develop, coordinate and deliver various Disease State Overviews/Clinical Patient Journeys to multi-disciplinary Pfizer team members
MCPHS Academic Component
MCPHS University provides an academic environment to guide and support fellows toward a successful career in the biopharmaceutical industry. As a private institution with a history of specialization in health sciences, MCPHS University offers programs that embody scholarship, professional service and community outreach. Through MCPHS University, fellows will have the opportunity to gain teaching and scholarship experience in an academic setting. MCPHS University faculty and company program leaders mentor fellows according to their scholarly and professional interests throughout the two-year program. As an adjunct assistant professor at MCPHS University, the fellow will have the opportunity to:
Develop, coordinate, and teach in courses
Co-precept pharmacy students on advanced experiential rotations
Create and publish scholarly research and/or review articles
Present research at scientific and clinical meetings
Participate in professional development seminars with other Fellows and residents from MCPHS University affiliated programs
To be considered for an interview at Midyear, please register for both ASHP Midyear and PPS and then complete a fellowship application on the MCPHS Fluid Review application portal. Visit https://mcphs.fluidreview.com/
Please DO NOT request an interview within PPS. Our recruitment teams will contact qualified candidates via PPS to schedule interviews.
Before ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting
Applicants must upload the following application materials to the online portal prior to December 2, 2019:
Letter of intent
Unofficial college transcript
Contact information of three references for their recommendation
Incomplete applications WILL NOT be reviewed. ASHP Clinical Midyear Meeting interviews CANNOT be scheduled until these materials have been submitted. Please keep in mind that this is a competitive process and applicants are encouraged to complete their applications as soon as possible.
After ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting
The three recommendations must be submitted by the provided contacts no later than December 16, 2019.
Top candidates will be invited for onsite interviews at the sponsoring company’s location. Final candidates will be required to go through additional screening/onboarding as required by MCPHS University.
Additional Salary Information: Fellows will receive a competitive stipend and benefit package, including comprehensive health insurance.
About MCPHS University/Pfizer
Good health is vital to all of us, and finding sustainable solutions to the most pressing health care challenges of our world cannot wait. That's why we at Pfizer are committed to applying science and our global resources to improve health and well-being at every stage of life. We strive to provide access to safe, effective and affordable medicines and related health care services to the people who need them.We have a leading portfolio of products and medicines that support wellness and prevention, as well as treatment and cures for diseases across a broad range of therapeutic areas; and we have an industry-leading pipeline of promising new products that have the potential to challenge some of the most feared diseases of our time, like Alzheimer's disease and cancer.To ensure we can continue to deliver on our commitments to the patients, customers and shareholders who rely on us, we are focused on improving the way we do business; on operating with transparency in everything we do; and on listening to the views of all of the people involved in health care decisions. Through working in partnership with everyone from patients to health care providers and managed care organizations to... world governments and non-governmental organizations, our goal is to ensure that people everywhere have access to innovative treatments and quality health care.