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Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Alnylam Global Market Access

Employer
Northeastern University
Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Sep 1, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Other Business & Management
Employment Level
Post-Doc
Employment Type
Full Time
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Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Alnylam Global Market Access

About the Opportunity

Job Summary:

The Northeastern University Fellowship Program provides a dynamic academic environment offering fellows the opportunity for a wide breadth of experiences:
  • Develop teaching skills through participation in our Teaching and Learning Seminar series
  • Facilitate small and large group didactic education in partnership with a faculty mentor
  • Utilize a layered learning model in experiential education by co-precepting students on pharmacy practice experiences including Northeastern's unique co-op program
  • Create, present, and publish scholarly research through collaborative industry and university relationships
  • Engage with faculty who participate in various interdisciplinary graduate programs including biotechnology, nanomedicine, immunology, health informatics, and drug discovery
  • Network with area residents and other Northeastern fellows via professional development programs, teaching seminars, and participation on fellowship committees


About Alnylam:

Alnylam is delivering on a bold vision to turn scientific possibility into reality, with a robust RNA interference (RNAi) therapeutics platform. As the pioneer in RNAi and the leading RNAi therapeutics company, we have always been uncompromisingly dedicated to translating the breakthrough science into transformational medicines to help as many people as possible. Long focused on rare and genetic diseases, our scientific advances are now allowing us to bring the power of RNAi therapeutics to more prevalent diseases and as a result, we are beginning to recognize the full potential of this new class of medicines.

Alnylam is committed to its journey to become a top 5 independent, global biopharma company. We are already admired and recognized for our dedication to patients, company culture that empowers people to do their best work, track record of scientific innovation, social responsibility, and commercial excellence.

Founded in 2002, and headquartered in Cambridge, Mass., Alnylam has over 1,650 employees at work across the globe. We are seeking smart, passionate, “change the world” kind of people who are ready to say, “challenge accepted” to our mission. Thanks to the commitment of every employee globally, Alnylam is proud to have been recognized as one of Fast Company's 2021 Best Workplaces for Innovators, a Science Magazine Top Employer three years in a row (2019-2021), a Boston Globe Top Places to Work seven years in a row (2015-2021), a Great Place to Work in Asia, Japan, Brazil, the U.K., Germany, Spain, Netherlands, Italy, France and Switzerland, Seramount's 100 Best Companies (formerly Working Mother 100 Best Companies) and Best Companies for Dads, Bloomberg's Gender Equality Index two years in a row (2021-2022), among others. At Alnylam, we are committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment, culture, and workforce, and we support several Employee Resource Networks.

In 2015, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals partnered with Northeastern University to offer a unique fellowship opportunity in the heart of Boston. The program set out to equip postdoctoral PharmDs with the skills necessary to develop the advanced medicines of the future, like RNAi. The goal was and remains the same: to cultivate the future leaders of biotechnology and allow fellows to pioneer new therapies for patients. Alnylam fellows are grounded in their core expertise area but utilize the fellowship's flexibility to branch out and discover other opportunities throughout the organization with personalized rotational experiences. Part of the backbone of the fellowship program is the Northeastern University teaching opportunities which allow fellows to share their knowledge in an educational setting.

The purpose of the Global Market Access (GMA) team at Alnylam is to lead the development of the overall access strategy and pricing philosophy for inline and pipeline products across the company's portfolio through cross-functional collaboration with New Product Commercialization, Value and Evidence Strategy (VESt), US / International / Emerging and Partner Markets, Clinical Development, Regulatory, Market Insights, and other expertise areas. GMA's goal is to ensure excellence in getting approved medicines, broadly reimbursed and into patients' hands. The fellow will develop a thorough understanding of and hands on experience in working with and communicating the value of our products to payers on the global and local levels, navigating national / regional pricing and reimbursement processes across all major markets and developing sustainable pricing models, including pioneering new and innovative ways such as financial, performance- and outcomes- based models to ensure patient access to our medicines. The experience gained throughout this fellowship will allow the Global Market Access fellow to develop a deep understanding of global market strategy from Phase 1 through peri-launch, commercialization and beyond.

Responsibilities - Global Market Access (GMA):
  • Support Global Market Access leads, regions and key markets (US, EU4, UK, Japan and Brazil), in developing and executing on strategic pricing and market access strategy for inline and pipeline assets
  • Contribute to the development of strategic pricing / value framework decisions for ultra-rare / rare / broad disease assets through highly integrated global / regional / local commercial teams
  • Working with regional partners, maintain and monitor price decisions across countries to ensure alignment with global pricing strategy
  • Lead in alignment with Alnylam's Patient Access Philosophy by further improving VBAs (Value Based Agreements)
  • Monitor global pricing and market access trends and identify opportunities for novel payer engagement
  • Lead a Global Market Access product sub-team and participate in cross-functional working groups


Qualifications:

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

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.

Additional Information:

Applicants should submit the following APPLICATION MATERIALS by the priority deadline of October 31st, 2022:

  • Curriculum vitae (CV), uploaded
  • Unofficial PharmD transcripts, uploaded
  • Cover letter, uploaded


Three formal letters of recommendation (LORs) sent directly from the letter writer to PharmDFellowships@northeastern.edu by November 28th, 2022. LOR writers should include the candidate's name and fellowship program(s) in the subject line (e.g. Smith, John - Alnylam).

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

Position Type

Research

Additional Information

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.


To apply, visit https://northeastern.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/careers/job/Boston-MA-Main-Campus/Postdoctoral-Research-Fellow--Alnylam-Global-Market-Access_R108641 jeid-50a01bfba2aec84cbc29acac4e2e6a7e
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