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Apply now Job no: 507698
Position Type: Staff
Location: Boston Main Campus
Categories: Bouve College of Health Sciences

About Northeastern:

Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern’s comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

 

About the Opportunity:

Flatiron Health, Inc. is a healthtech company founded in 2012 and is a world leader in transforming patients’ real-life experiences into knowledge to help accelerate improvements in care and treatments for patients with cancer. We translate patient experiences into real-world evidence (RWE) to improve treatment, inform policy, and advance research. Our unparalleled network supports physicians and other healthcare professionals on the cancer frontlines, and can connect clinical practices and patients directly to research that can expand and improve treatment and care options in oncology.


We partner with

 - hundreds of cancer centers across the United States

 - 20+ top global developers of oncology therapeutics

 - researchers and health authorities globally, including: the National Cancer Institute, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration, the National Comprehensive Cancer Network®, and more.

 

Responsibilities:

 In partnership with Northeastern University, Flatiron Health is introducing a two-year PharmD fellowship based at the New York City headquarters. The fellowship will provide PharmD graduates with a unique opportunity to gain exposure to the rapidly evolving RWD/E regulatory landscape. The Regulatory Affairs fellow may work on the Regulatory Strategy and Regulatory Policy teams, with potential opportunities to rotate to other functional areas based on personal interest and company demand.


In partnership with Northeastern University, Flatiron Health is introducing a two-year PharmD fellowship based at the New York City headquarters. The fellowship will provide PharmD graduates with a unique opportunity to gain exposure to the rapidly evolving RWD/E regulatory landscape. The Regulatory Affairs fellow may work on the Regulatory Strategy and Regulatory Policy teams, with potential opportunities to rotate to other functional areas based on personal interest and company demand.


Fellow activities may include:

Serving as a regulatory representative on cross-functional project teams curating real-world datasets for our life science partners

Supporting research collaborations with industry partners and global health authorities

Continually monitoring emerging guidelines related to real-world data and synthesizing takeaways for relevant Flatiron Health stakeholders

Developing and presenting deep dive sessions on recent marketing application approvals leveraging real-world data (RWD)

Facilitating collection of internal stakeholder feedback to draft public comment letters in response to emerging regulatory policies

Engaging in relevant trade associations, coalitions, and alliances focused on advancing the use of RWD/E

Building a strong foundation in global oncology and RWD/E regulations and guidance.

 

Qualifications:

Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE accredited institution, eligible for licensure as a pharmacist in the State of Massachusetts.


Preferred Qualifications:

 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.

 

Salary Grade:

 10

Additional Information:
 

Applicants should submit the following APPLICATION MATERIALS by the priority deadline of November 1st , 2021:

 

  1.  Curriculum vitae (CV), uploaded
  2. Unofficial PharmD transcripts, uploaded
  3. 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.

To learn more about Northeastern University’s commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see www.northeastern.edu/diversity.

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