GSK Oncology Postdoc Research Fellow
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About the Opportunity:
GSK Oncology is committed to the discovery and development of new and potentially life-changing therapies for patients with cancer. Our vision is for people with cancer to not only live, but to live well, because we are delivering innovative and transformational medicines. GSK's approach to oncology is focused on novel research in the areas of immuno-oncology, tumor cell targeting, oncology cell therapy, and synthetic lethality. Coupled with extensive mentorship opportunities provided by the GSK Oncology Global Scientific Communications Fellowship Program, the fellow will work in conjunction with the Global Medical Affairs team to help support this mission and vision.
The Pharmacy Postdoctoral Fellow will join the Global Oncology Scientific Communications team for a two-year commitment, where they will be immersed in all Global Medical Affairs activities. The focus of the fellowship will be in Scientific Communications with an initial three-month rotation with the Global Scientific Communications team. The fellow will then participate in three consecutive rotations in various Global Medical Affairs functions for a duration of three months per rotation, while continuing to support the Global Scientific Communications team with 30% of their capacity. GSK Oncology offers an array of Global Medical Affairs rotations, including, but not limited to: Medical Information, Scientific/Medical Director's Office, Publications, Program Strategy, Early Innovation and Medical Strategy, and Medical Affairs Research. Additionally, the fellow has the opportunity to learn about various industry functions such as Value Evidence & Outcomes, Clinical Development, or the Commercial Organization through longitudinal projects. Rotations may be extended at the discretion of the rotation supervisor. The remaining one year of the fellowship will be fully dedicated to Global Scientific Communications activities.
Global Scientific Communications:
Example Job Responsibilities, includes but are not limited to:
Contribute to overall Global Medical Training plan, including oversight and delivery of internal training materials for MSL/Medical affairs use
Create core Global Medical Materials and tools for internal and external communication (e.g. trial in progress decks and Medical/Pipeline congress training materials
Contribute to externally facing meetings such as GSK-led Medical Education activities, advisory boards, satellite symposia, and investigator broadcasts
Plan and execute quarterly cross-functional Medical Communications Workshops to ensure alignment on Scientific Communications and Publications strategy and tactics
Plan and execute cross-functional Scientific Platform Working Group sessions to ensure alignment on interpretations of individual datasets/collections of data and flawless integration of new datasets into asset Scientific Platforms
Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE accredited institution, eligible for licensure as a pharmacist in the State of Massachusetts.
Excellent oral and written communication, time management, and leadership skills, ability to work independently and take initiative on a variety of projects at the industry site and Northeastern.
Applicants should submit the following APPLICATION MATERIALS by the priority deadline of November 1st , 2021:
Curriculum vitae (CV), uploaded
Unofficial PharmD transcripts, uploaded
Cover letter, uploaded
Three formal letters of recommendation (LORs) sent directly from the letter writer to PharmDFellowships@northeastern.edu by November 29th, 2021. LOR writers should include the candidate's name and fellowship program(s) in the subject line (e.g. Smith, John - Alnylam, GSK).
Address cover letter and three LORs to:
J. Andrew Orr-Skirvin, PharmD, BCOP
Clinical Professor, School of Pharmacy
Chair, Department of Pharmacy & Health System Sciences
Director of Pharmaceutical Industry Fellowship Program
360 Huntington Ave, 140TF R218
Boston, MA 02115
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
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