Pfizer Biopharmaceutical Industry Fellowship: Clinical Supply Chain Strategy and Management
Pfizer Worldwide Research and Development, 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 molecule inception to commercialization. The Fellowship will provide insight on the intricacies of the design, planning, and execution 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 completing rotational modules in various divisions within Research & Development 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 in a matrix environment
Gain experience 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, the Fellow 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
In addition to your application in PPS, please visit the MCPHS application portal to initiate your formal application http://www.mcphs.edu/pharmdfellow. For each position you request an interview for at PPS, please select it on the portal. Application materials must be received by December 20th.
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