The clinician-scientist will have an opportunity to work on different projects as a member of the Pfizer Computational Neuromedicine and Human Biology team that helps to bridge the Pre-Clinical Science and Clinical Development teams. The clinician scientist will also be trained in translational medicine and pharmaceutical industry drug development in preparation for a future role as an industry clinical research leader or academic clinical researcher.

Prior experience in drug development/translational research is not required. An interest in Neuroimaging is preferred. The clinician scientists are selected by a joint Pfizer-Massachusetts General Hospital Search Committee and employed by Mass General. The program provides up to $75,000 annual salary support plus benefits. The awardee may receive additional support for course tuition, travel and supplies.


  • Physician-scientist who is a BS/BE Neurologist or Psychiatrist
  • Fellow or junior faculty in Neurology or Psychiatry
  • Ability to commit time to Mass General
  • Demonstrated excellence in the field of neurology, psychiatry, or neuroscience

How to Apply

Submit the following materials as a single PDF to Carol Quian by November 1:

  • Application form
  • Letter of intent (2 pages maximum) describing the relevance of this program to previous experience, research interests, and career goals
  • Current Curriculum Vitae (CV) Letter of support from the local Neurology or Psychiatry Chair
  • Two additional letters of support
  • NIH Other Support – current and pending grants