Vertex Fellow Boston
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc (US) Boston, MA
About the Job
The Vertex Fellowship is a unique training program that provides didactic training and experiential learning about the science and medicine of drug discovery. The fellowship intends to attract outstanding scientists and physicians who have completed their PhD and/or MD degree within the previous 5 years. Fellows come to Vertex for a customized one-year experience in which they are embedded within project teams, providing hands-on experience with real-world R&D problems. The program is directed by our EVP and Chief Scientific Officer, with the involvement of many other Vertex senior leaders.
Why be a Vertex Fellow?
Help patients by contributing to the development of transformative medicines
Learn about drug discovery to build and accelerate your career
Advance a scientific idea rapidly in a team-based environment
Receive mentorship from scientific, medical and business leaders at Vertex
Become a member of the Vertex Fellows network and develop connections internally and externally
This program starts in September 2021 and ends early August 2022.
Candidate must have earned a MD, PhD or joint degree
0-5 years relevant post graduate experience
Demonstrated evidence of scientific impact (e.g. through significant publications, presentations or awards)
Demonstrated evidence of creative thinking and scientific problem solving
Outstanding communication ability
Strong team player
Proven ability to drive to results
Interest in the intersection of medicine and drug discovery research