The Medical Affairs (MA) Postdoctoral Fellowship is a one-year, experiential program based in Plainsboro, New Jersey. This fellowship is intended to provide experience for Doctors of Pharmacy within the pharmaceutical industry. The MA postdoctoral fellow will provide assistance to the Medical Affairs department at Novo Nordisk. The fellow will gain the skills needed to pursue a career within the pharmaceutical industry where their education and experience can make a significant contribution to satisfying customer needs and achieving company goals.
The MA fellow will report to the Fellowship Manager during the one-year the program. Additional key internal relationships may include MA management, MA project management, Medical Communications, Clinical Development, Medical & Regulatory Affairs (CMR) Training, Clinical Trial Management, Clinical Development, Marketing and Market Shaping, as well as Global Medical Affairs (GMA).
Lead projects, representing MA interests on cross-functional teams including, Medical Operations, Clinical Trial Management, Marketing and other key functional areas
Participate in the development and execution of scientific materials and training for the Field Medical Affairs team and in-house colleagues
Gain working knowledge of the laws and regulations governing the pharmaceutical industry including interactions with health care professionals and potential implications for Novo Nordisk
Participate in medical accuracy review for promotional marketing materials
Participate in strategic planning to support the commercial and scientific objectives of the company Participate in the implementation of strategy, tactics and training to support effective product development, launch and life-cycle management
Provide accurate, fair-balanced and current medical and technical information about Novo Nordisk products to healthcare professionals, key institutions, managed care organizations and the broader medical and academic community
Understand the roles and responsibilities of Medical Affairs professionals, including Home Office and Field Based
Develop and present a “Fellowship Research Project” poster at a professional conference during their time in the Program
Participate in the development and execution of Professional and Advocacy Association strategies for key professional associations, organizations and societies with all relevant internal stakeholders
Participate in the Professional & Advocacy Relations Team to ensure organizational alignment of goals and activities, including support priorities
Extraction and interpretation of insights from scientific data, clinical experts or Key External Stakeholders
Opinion leader identification and development of key stakeholder strategies and engagement plans
Participate in the grant review process and analysis of educational impact
Ability to drive or fly to various meetings – approximately 15% overnight travel
A Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree from an ACPE-accredited college of Pharmacy with strong academic track record required
Possess good communication skills, both oral, written and presentation
Presentable, highly articulate, goal-oriented, honest, with high integrity and strong ethics. Proficiency in PowerPoint, Excel and MS word software applications and overall computer skills with knowledge of literature search techniques required.
Track record of team work, innovation, and project management.
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2 openings. Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Located in Plainsboro, New Jersey, Novo Nordisk Inc.’s North American business has approximately 5,000 employees nationwide handling sales, marketing, medical,
managed care, trade and government activities. As a world leader in diabetes care, Novo Nordisk has its headquarters in Denmark, employs over 40,000 employees in 80 countries and markets its products in 179 countries. In addition, Novo Nor...disk has a leading position within areas such as hemostasis care, growth hormone therapy and hormone therapy.