Boehringer Ingelheim Post Doctoral Medical Fellow, Ridgefield, CT in RIDGEFIELD, Connecticut

Boehringer Ingelheim is an equal opportunity global employer who takes pride in maintaining a diverse and inclusive culture. We embrace diversity of perspectives and strive for an inclusive environment which benefits our employees, patients and communities.


The Clinical Development and Medical Affairs Fellow is a post-doctoral pharmacist position that will obtain broad exposure to BI US Medical functions including, but not limited to -- Medical Affairs and Scientific Communications (with an emphasis on medical information), clinical operations, and regulatory affairs. This position will require the Fellow to develop competencies necessary to contribute to medical strategy and provide comprehensive knowledge of medical functional work within a pharmaceutical company. The Fellow will be based at Boehringer Ingelheim’s U.S. headquarters in Ridgefield, CT, working on a particular or multiple therapeutic areas (TAs) in the areas of cardiology, diabetes, immunology, oncology, and respiratory. Through a series of rotations outside of the assigned area, the Fellow will also gain an understanding of the broad range of opportunities available to a pharmacist in the pharmaceutical industry.

As an employee of Boehringer Ingelheim, you will actively contribute to the discovery, development and delivery of our products to our patients and customers. Our global presence provides opportunity for all employees to collaborate internationally, offering visibility and opportunity to directly contribute to the companies' success. We realize that our strength and competitive advantage lie with our people. We support our employees in a number of ways to foster a healthy working environment, meaningful work, diversity and inclusion, mobility, networking and work-life balance. Our competitive compensation and benefit programs reflect Boehringer Ingelheim's high regard for our employees

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Scientific Communications, Medical Information - Providing complete, accurate, balanced and referenced responses to medical information inquiries from healthcare professionals and patients, both verbally and in writing

  • Contributing to the development of managed care formulary dossiers

  • Implementing innovative process improvements and quality control solutions with regard to database support and overall dissemination of scientific information

  • Leading and executing a longitudinal research project to improve medical information processes and presenting the outcomes at a national medical communications conference

  • Enhancing leadership and management skills by precepting Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience students

  • Gaining an understanding of corporate structure, regulatory considerations and the drug development process

  • Training/ leadership development - Conducting product trainings and tailoring the content to the needs of diverse audiences (e.g. Call Center personnel, field-based representatives, etc.)

  • Enhancing leadership and management skills by precepting Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience students

  • Medical TA team member - Participating in the medical review of promotional and non-promotional materials as part of a multidisciplinary team (e.g. Grant Review Committee; Medical, Legal, Regulatory Review, etc.)

  • Gain crucial experience in planning and executing advisory board meetings, engaging Key External Experts (KEEs), developing educational materials, training internal Medical team members, disseminating data from scientific manuscripts, congress, etc.

  • Scientific Communications - Understanding the broader functions of Scientific Communications (publications, Med Ed, IIS, etc.) by gaining exposure to the strategy and development of strategy and tactical execution.

  • Clinical development and operations - understanding of role and functional support of the clinical development process in supporting departments - e.g., Clinical Operations and BDS

  • Pharmacovigilance - understanding of drug safety, reporting responsibilities, case management and follow up

  • Regulatory - Gaining an understanding of regulatory considerations and the drug development process


  • Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE-accredited school or college of pharmacy earned prior to the start date at Boehringer Ingelheim.

  • Ability to perform MEDLINE and EMBASE literature searches

  • Strong intrapersonal, active listening and problem-solving skills with an ability to work well in a team environment

  • Highly motivated and shows initiative in contributing to team deliverables

  • Receptive to receiving and quickly implementing constructive feedback

  • Ability to work independently within provided guidance from team leads

  • Adaptable and able to contribute to multiple Therapeutic Areas as needed

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Proven experience working in a dynamic, high volume environment handling multiple tasks

  • Strong computer skills, including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel

  • Prior pharmaceutical industry experience (e.g. internship or Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience [APPE] rotation is preferred but not required.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction

  • Must be willing to take a drug test and post-offer physical (if required)

  • Must be 18 years of age or older

Our Culture:

Boehringer Ingelheim is one of the world’s top 20 pharmaceutical companies and operates globally with approximately 50,000 employees. Since our founding in 1885, the company has remained family-owned and today we are committed to creating value through innovation in three business areas including human pharmaceuticals, animal health and biopharmaceutical contract manufacturing. Since we are privately held, we have the ability to take an innovative, long-term view. Our focus is on scientific discoveries and the introduction of truly novel medicines that improve lives and provide valuable services and support to patients and their families. Employees are challenged to take initiative and achieve outstanding results. Ultimately, our culture and drive allows us to maintain one of the highest levels of excellence in our industry. We are also deeply committed to our communities and our employees create and engage in programs that strengthen the neighbourhoods where we live and work. Boehringer Ingelheim, including Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim USA, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA, Inc., Merial Barceloneta, LLC and Boehringer Ingelheim Fremont, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status, including protected veteran status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.

Boehringer Ingelheim is firmly committed to ensuring a safe, healthy, productive and efficient work environment for our employees, partners and customers. As part of that commitment, Boehringer Ingelheim conducts pre-employment verifications and drug screenings.

Organization: US-BI Pharma/BI USA

Title: Post Doctoral Medical Fellow, Ridgefield, CT

Location: Americas-US-CT-Ridgefield

Requisition ID: 1812353