AbbVie: Clinical Development - Neuroscience


This 18-24 month Neuroscience Fellowship Program is designed to provide recent Pharm.D. or equivalent advanced degree graduates an opportunity to learn the essential skills and experiences required to excel in the Development organizations across the pharmaceutical industry. The fellow will be an integral part of the Neuroscience Development team and will assist in scientific content development and projects related to the development and execution of Neuroscience clinical trials. The overall goal is to provide an opportunity for the fellow to learn the skills necessary for a successful career in the pharmaceutical industry with an emphasis on clinical development. The fellowship will be split by a combination of psychiatry (9 months) and neurotoxins (9months) in addition to up to 6-month immersion. Timing and order can be revised based or discussions with the Fellow. The location will be in Lake County, IL, with potential relocation to Irvine, CA and/or Washington, DC. 


  • Oversees project-related education of investigators, study site personnel and AbbVie study staff has responsibility for review, interpretation, and communication of accumulating data pertaining to safety and efficacy of the molecule. Along with Clinical Operations, may be responsible for oversight of study enrollment and overall timelines for key deliverables. 
  • Contributes to design, analysis, interpretation and reporting of scientific content of protocols, Investigator Brochures, Clinical Study Reports, regulatory submissions and responses and other program documents. 
  • May be asked to contribute to the development of a rigorous, cross-functionally-aligned strategy in collaboration with matrix team members. 
  • Participates in opinion leader interactions related to the disease area(s); partners with Medical Affairs, Commercial and other functions in these activities as required, consistent with corporate policies. 


  • Curriculum Vitae 
  • Letter of Intent 
  • Official Transcript 
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation 


Graduated with a PharmD or Ph.D.