CSL Behring, a Division of CSL Limited, is a fast-paced, innovative, global biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and delivering life-changing therapies for patients with devastating and rare diseases.
The one-year fellowship at CSL Behring provides experiences in medical information and medical affairs. The program provides in-depth training and hands-on experience to advance skills in medical communications, scientific writing, scientific education, and medical content review.
This is a 1-year post-graduate training program providing in-depth training and hands-on experience in both medical information and medical affairs to advance skills in medical communications, scientific writing, scientific education and medical content review.
This fellowship prepares individuals to pursue a career in the pharmaceutical industry.
Weekly responsibilities are split between USciences (20%) and CSL Behring (80%).
The fellow will successfully complete projects related to industry, the fellowship program, and teaching responsibilities.
It is expected that as the fellow progresses through the program, the individual will be able to practice with increasing levels of independence.
Develop and cultivate core skills and competencies in analytical reasoning, critical and strategic thinking, problem solving, communication, influencing, and teamwork.
Develop professional responsibility and enhance leadership presence.
Enhance interpersonal communications with healthcare providers, strategic business partners, and consumers.
Strengthen ability to critically evaluate, interpret, synthesize, and communicate scientific information.
Instill knowledge of laws, compliance regulations, and guidance’s pertaining to medical and regulatory affairs
Advance critical thinking skills through industry-based projects and cross-functional teamwork.
Strengthen leadership and professionalism through participation in academic and industry initiatives.
Apply and communicate clinical knowledge to projects and project teams.
Enhance skills in literature retrieval and analysis
Improve scientific writing skills by authoring medical information response documents and escalated medical information requests
Utilize critical thinking and clinical knowledge to develop fair and balanced communications of product information
Support product launch and sales training material development
Build relationships with internal and external business partners
Enhance interpersonal communications through cross-functional team collaboration
Engage and collaborate with subject matter experts across medical affairs
Gain exposure to scientific writing through scientific abstract and poster development
Review medical content for accuracy as part of the medical review team
Appointment to Clinical Instructor in Pharmacy Practice
Completion of a one-year teaching certificate program with responsibilities for didactic and experiential teaching and a continuing education (CE) presentation for pharmacists
Actively participate in professional development seminars and workshops designed to enhance professional growth and leadership
Contribute to the successful functioning of the fellowship program, such as facilitating student outreach, recruitment, marketing, social media, team building, etc.
BENEFITS AND COMPENSATION
USciences provides a competitive bi-weekly stipend and a comprehensive benefits package, including the option to enroll, tuition-free, in one of the University's online degree and certificate programs: MBA Pharma/Healthcare or Biomedical Writing.
PPS Interview Request
Interested candidates should submit a request for an interview through the PPS portal with a CV and a letter of intent. Candidates selected for a PPS interview will be notified by email with the interview date & time.
Online Application Portal
Candidates must complete an online application through the USciences Application Portalby December 2, 2020. Please submit the following items electronically through the application portal or via mail/email to the address listed below:
Letter of Intent
Three (3) letters of recommendation (sent to the email address below)
Writing sample (drug information response is preferred)
Unofficial transcript(s) for all college coursework
Direct Letters of Recommendation to the email below:
James M. Hollands, PharmD, BCPS Fellowship Director PCP/USciences Mailbox 34 600 S. 43rd Street Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495 Pharmafellows@usciences.edu
Computer skills: Microsoft Office, email and calendar proficiency
Sufficient technology aptitude to learn new technology systems, including virtual conferencing if necessary
Medical writing proficiency
Communication skills, including formal presentations
Ability to work cross-functionally with a diverse team
Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE-accredited college of pharmacy (by the start of the fellowship program)
The fellow will be required to split their time between the university and the industry site, currently located in King of Prussia, PA, approximately 20 miles from the university.
About CSL Behring & University of the Sciences
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy is the first pharmacy school in the nation and part of the University of the Sciences. The Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmacy Administration is dedicated to educating students in pharmacy, conducting research, and performing service to advance the University, the profession, and society.