MCPHS/Sarepta - Global Medical Affairs Fellowship - Post PharmD
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Salary: Competitive salary
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: Booth #7430
Sarepta is on an urgent mission: engineer precision genetic medicine for rare diseases that devastate lives and cut futures short. We hold leadership positions in Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) and limb-girdle muscular dystrophies (LGMDs), and we currently have more than 40 programs in various stages of development. Our vast pipeline is driven by our multi-platform Precision Genetic Medicine Engine in gene therapy, RNA and gene editing. For more information, please visit www.sarepta.com or follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and Facebook
We’re ushering in a new era of drug development with the goal of driving efficiencies, including shortening the time from lab to patient and building the world’s largest gene therapy manufacturing capacity. We’re collaborating with health networks and payers, rethinking pricing models for revolutionary new treatments in development. We are in a daily race to transform genetic understanding into genetic medicine. Because every day is an opportunity to save lives stolen by rare disease.
Armed with the most advanced science in genetic medicine, we are in a daily race to rescue lives otherwise stolen by rare disease. At Sarepta, every day is another twenty-four hours to stand up for patients, advance technology, challenge convention, and drag tomorrow into today.
The Sarepta Medical Affairs PharmD Fellowship program is an advanced postgraduate training opportunity to provide PharmD graduates with specialized experience and skills in the pharmaceutical industry. The program offers fellows the chance to work closely with experienced preceptors and engage in hands-on projects to enhance their professional development and contribute to the advancement of rare diseases.
This fellowship is a 2-year program with a primary focus on the different areas within Global Medical Affairs. This program will be rotational based.
The program includes 6 core rotations across various Medical Affairs teams:
Medical Science Liaisons
Medical Managed Care
Global Medical Affairs Leads (GMALs)
Medical Information and Knowledge Management
GMA Launch & Global Strategic Engagement
**The program also includes one elective rotation and may be aligned with the fellow’s interest and company need.
To be considered for an interview, please complete a fellowship application on the MCPHS SMApply application portal. Visit https://mcphs.smapply.io/
Please DO NOT request an interview within PPS. Our recruitment teams will contact qualified candidates via email to schedule interviews.
The MCPHS application portal will open up on October 2, 2023. Applicants must upload the following application materials to the online portal by November 17, 2023:
Letter of intent
Unofficial college transcript
Contact information for three references. References will receive an electronic recommendation form to complete separately.
Incomplete applications WILL NOT be reviewed. 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.
Three recommendation evaluation forms must be submitted no later than November 27, 2023, via the online portal. This is NOT a letter of recommendation but an online form that the reference will need to complete.
Rolling Application Review & Interviews
All submitted applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Interviews will also be offered on a rolling basis and opportunities are limited. Priority will be given to those applicants who apply early, well in advance of the deadline.
Rolling interviews will begin mid-October with pre-screens and a mixture of interview rounds, and will conclude in December at the end of the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting. Candidates will be notified if selected for an interview.
ASHP Midyear & Onsite Interviews
The fellowship program will be conducting in-person interviews at the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting in Anaheim, CA. Applicants are strongly encouraged to attend. Candidates attending in-person will not be able to interview without registering for both ASHP and PPS. Please refer to the ASHP & PPS website for registration details.
Top candidates may be invited for interviews at the sponsoring company’s location pending COVID – 19 restrictions.
Recognizing that the choice of a Post-Doctoral Industry Fellowship is an important decision, MCPHS in conjunction with the Academic Industry Fellowship Alliance (AIFA), has agreed to extend offers for Fellowships no earlier than December 13, 2023.
Final candidates will be required to go through additional screening / onboarding as required by MCPHS.
The MCPHS Biopharmaceutical Industry fellows will be selected on a nationally competitive basis. Applicants must have a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE accredited college of pharmacy at the commencement of the program.
Candidates must have strong written and verbal communication skills and a strong interest in pursuing a career within the biopharmaceutical industry.
All candidates must have authorization to work in the United States throughout the duration of the one or two year fellowship. No visa sponsorship will be provided (i.e., TN, H-1B, STEM OPT, etc.).