Pfizer Fellowships

Pfizer Worldwide Research and Development- Groton, CT

Pfizer Worldwide Research and Development in conjunction with MCPHS University offers three unique post-PharmD fellowship programs:

  • Clinical Research Pharmacy
  • Clinical Supply Chain Strategy and Management
  • Quality Assurance

 Please see our brochure for additional details and feel free to review the content below.

MCPHS University

MCPHS University provides an academic environment to guide and support the fellows toward a successful career in the biopharmaceutical industry.  As a private institution with a history of specialization in health sciences, MCPHS University offers programs that embody scholarship, professional service and community outreach.

Through MCPHS University, the fellow will have the opportunity to gain teaching and research experience in an academic setting.  MCPHS University faculty and company program leaders mentor fellows according to their scholarly and professional interests throughout the two-year program.

As an adjunct assistant professor at MCPHS University, the fellow may have the opportunity to:

  • Develop, coordinate and teach courses at the Boston, Worcester or Manchester campus
  • Co-precept students on advanced experiential rotations
  • Create and publish scholarly research and/or review articles
  • Present research at scientific and clinical meetings
  • Participate in professional development seminars with other Fellows and Residents affiliated with MCPHS University

Compensation and Benefits

The fellowship provides a competitive stipend and benefits package, including vacation and comprehensive health insurance.  In addition, the fellowship offers an allowance for professional development which includes travel to conferences and other specialty areas.  The fellow may qualify for student loan deferment, allowing for the postponement of loan payments until the completion of the fellowship program.  The lender of the student loan(s) will be able to provide specific information regarding eligibility and terms of deferment.

Certificate of Completion

The fellow will receive a certificate of achievement upon successful completion of the fellowship program.

Eligibility

Fellows will be selected through an intensive interview and application process.  Applicants must have a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE-accredited college of pharmacy.  Candidates must have strong written and verbal communication skills and an 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 two-year fellowship. No visa sponsorship will be provided.

Application

Participation in the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacist (ASHP) Midyear Clinical Meeting Personnel Placement Service (PPS) is strongly encouraged, but not required. Candidates are encouraged to request a preliminary interview at the ASHP midyear meeting through the PPS website

The formal application materials below must be received by December 20th. Submit via the on-line portal

  • Letter of intent
  • Updated CV
  • Names and contact information of three references
  • Unofficial college transcript

Three letters of recommendation will be required to be submitted by their authors via email upon request.

For more information, please contact the Fellowship Program Director:

Michael Ku, PharmD, MBA
Vice President Global Clinical Supply
Pfizer Inc.
Eastern Point Road MS 8220-2255
Groton, CT  06340
E-mail: PharmDFellowships@pfizer.com