AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals Medical Affairs Oncology PhD Fellowship Program


This 2-year Medical Affairs 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 Medical Affairs organizations across the pharmaceutical industry. The fellow will be an integral part of the U.S. Medical Affairs Facial Aesthetics team and will assist in scientific content development and projects related to the development and execution of the U.S. Facial Aesthetics medical strategy. 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 Medical Affairs. The fellowship is based in Irvine, California. 


We are global, science-led biopharmaceutical business and our innovative medicines are used by millions of patients worldwide. Our business is organized to deliver our strategic priorities sustainably, supporting continued scientific innovation and commercial success. We focus on the discovery, development, and commercialization of prescription medicines in Oncology and BioPharmaceuticals, including Cardiovascular, Renal & Metabolism, and Respiratory & Immunology. At AstraZeneca, we are driven by our purpose to push the boundaries of science and deliver life-changing medicines. Building high-performing, inclusive and diverse teams that collaborate across the enterprise is part of how live our value of playing to win. 


  • The first 12 months: Full integration into OBU US Medical Affairs/Medical Strategy Team (ie, Director or Medical Alignment, Medical Director) 
  • Remaining 12 months: OBU US Medical Strategy plus the potential opportunity for rotation/special projects with other Medical Functions 
  • University Component: Adjunct Faculty appointment at Howard University with teaching requirement 


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


Graduated with PharmD of Ph.D. from Howard University