In collaboration with The University of Southern California, MannKind Corporation’s Global Headquarters in Westlake Village, Californiais proud to offer a 1-year Medical Affairs Post-Doctoral Fellowship from July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022. There are 2 fellowship positions that will be offered to motivated and high-performing PharmD fellowship candidates for the 2021 Fellowship Class.
As an integral member of Mannkind’s Medical Team, the fellow will gain exposure and get hand's on practice experience in the Medical Affairs functional specialty in the biopharmaceuticals industry. These will include developing, participating, and being an integral team member on business priorities including:
Headquarters Medical Information and Vendor Management
Field-based external Medical Communications (ie, collaboration with Medical Science Liaisons)
Exposure and collaboration with various internal departments (Clinical Development, Regulatory Affairs, Pharmacovigilance, Marketing, Sales/Sales Training, Business Development, etc.
Fellows will have many opportunities to travel to Medical Conferences (based on COVID guidelines) and work on project teams to develop and refine leadership, communication, decision-making, interpersonal, and influence skills
Training objectives of the fellowship will include:
Mannkind Corporation Component
Creating and delivering unbiased fair/scientifically balanced medical information to health care professionals
Participating in promotional review committee meetings for commercial materials (sales, sales training, and marketing materials)
Working closely with cross-functional staff to develop scientific communication materials for internal and external communications
Attending appropriate regional and national medical congresses to support scientific activities and increase disease state knowledge
Participating and active contribution to publication planning and external data presentation
Partnering with the Medical Science Liaisons (MSL) to engage in field-based activities
Working closely with the external and internal safety surveillance teams to capture insights to present to the broader medical and clinical affairs organization
Collaborating with the regulatory team to understand regulations that govern advertising, labeling and promotion and learn how to effectively apply regulations and provide guidance
Learning about regulatory rules and compliance in countries outside of the US and utilizing procedures, systems, and databases to comply with all regulatory requirements
Participating and exposure to clinical research projects (clinical protocols and informed consent forms if applicable) and study planning meetings with cross-functional stakeholders and external partners
In conjunction with the USC School of Pharmacy, fellows will have scholastic and academic opportunities including:
Taking professional coursework and completing certificate programs
Lecturing industry elective courses
Teaching and mentoring senior rotational pharmacy students at host company
Recruitment and selection of the next class of USC post-doctoral fellows at 2021’s ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting
Interviews at the 2020 ASHP Midyear meeting are limited and are granted on a competitive basis. Please apply for an interview by submitting your CV and letter of intent through the PPS portal. The letter of intent should address your career goals in industry and why you are interested in the USC-MannKind Corporation Medical Affairs fellowship. Please address emails/letters to William Lai, PharmD, MBA, at email@example.com
Instructions for submitting materials through PPS:
A) Curriculum Vitae
Document type: PDF
Document name: LAST NAME_FIRST NAME_CV.pdf
B) Cover Letter of Intention
Document type: PDF
Document name: LAST NAME_FIRST NAME_Letter.pdf
Applicants must have obtained a PharmD from an accredited school of pharmacy within 5 years of initial appointment, and a minimum doctoral program GPA of 3.0. Selected candidates will be invited to schedule an interview at the 2020 ASHP Midyear PPS by email.
The University of Southern California is one of the world’s leading private research universities. An anchor institution in Los Angeles, a global center for arts, technology and international trade, USC enrolls more international students than any other U.S. university and offers extensive opportunities for internships and study abroad. With a strong tradition of integrating liberal and professional education, USC fosters a vibrant culture of public service and encourages students to cross academic as well as geographic boundaries in their pursuit of knowledge.