US Medical, Immunology (Non-Alliance)


The Immunology and Inflammation Therapeutic Area in Sanofi is composed of a world-class immunology team that is aiming to deliver medicine to transform the lives of patients in the fields of dermatology, respirology, rheumatology, and gastroenterology. We work relentlessly to identify and validate new first-in-class, best-in-class molecules to address highly unmet medical needs as well as extend our understanding of the underlying mechanisms of disease through dedicated research.  


To gain an appreciation and understanding on the role of US Medical team in the successful development and launch of pipeline assets within a leading Specialty Care business through broad hands-on experiences, dedicated mentorship, and longitudinal core responsibilities. 


  • Supports the North America Head of Medical Immunology in the development and execution medical strategy for a high priority pipeline asset in collaboration with cross-functional partners (e.g. New Product Planning, Clinical Development, Scientific Communications, etc.) 

  • Support the development and execution of advisory boards and steering committee meetings 

  • Lead congress planning activities including pre congress training, symposia, external expert encounter planning, scientific session coverage, and post congress debrief 

  • Follows developments and trends in the medical & scientific literature and delivers regular training to the cross-functional team  

  • Leads review of competitive landscape including mapping of scientific share of voice, lifecycle planning, and clinical trial footprint of key competing assets 

  • Support the development and execution of medical-led studies leveraging real-world clinical and claims data 

  • Understand the integral and strategic roles of various functional groups within Immunology and across Sanofi through a product's lifecycle. 

Sanofi Component: 

Understanding of the clinical development process: As a member of the US Medical Immunology team, the fellow will gain expertise in the drug development process, including both the strategic and operational elements of preparing for a successful launch of a new asset.  

Leadership to create impact: Over time, the fellow will have an opportunity to lead initiatives that help shape the strategy of the US Immunology medical team. These areas may include assessment of the scientific evidence, evaluation of the competitive landscape, and data review/analysis.  

Communication and external engagement: The fellow will work on both written and verbal communications through the preparation and presentation of materials. The fellow will represent Sanofi as a support team member for external meetings such as Congresses, Advisory Boards and steering committee meetings. The fellow interacts with Key Opinion Leaders in the field in order to the develop protocol, choose speakers, etc.  

Ideal Candidate: 

  • PharmD, Biomedical PhD, or relevant Clinical degree 

  • Experience in a biopharmaceutical setting strongly preferred (e.g. internship, rotation) 

  • A good understanding of medical affairs and the clinical drug development process; if no experience, enthusiasm and openness to learn 

  • Experience in epidemiology and real-world evidence generation preferred 

  • Ability to work both independently and cross- functionally within a team environment 

  • Ability to problem solve and manage issues with a solution- focused approach 

  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment and is comfortable navigating ambiguity to drive innovative solutions 

  • Strong collaborative communications skills including the ability to engage with a diverse internal and external client base and find ways to manage through conflict 

  • Agility in the application of new digital solutions 

  • Must have permanent US work authorization 

Location: Cambridge Crossing, MA (hybrid work environment) 
Preceptor: Raza Zaheer