This fellowship provides a unique opportunity for a board-certified or board-eligible physician scientist trained in Neurology to spend 50% of their time within the two-year Fellowship working with the Takeda Neuroscience Therapeutic Area Unit in Cambridge, Mass., while performing clinical activities at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. The recipient of this Fellowship will have an opportunity to work on one of a number of diverse projects that constitute a rich pipeline of new molecular entities for neurologic diseases.

The Fellow will also receive formal training in translational medicine, clinical trial design and general pharmaceutical industry drug develop- ment and leadership training. Prior experience in drug development/ translational research is not required.

The clinician-scientists are selected by a joint Takeda-Massachusetts General Hospital Search Committee and employed by the Massachusetts General Hospital. There is a 50% protected time commitment to the Takeda Neuroscience and a 50% commitment to clinical and/or research activities at Massachusetts General Hospital within the Department of Neurology. The program provides annual salary
support plus benefits. Appointment begins on July 1, 2021.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Physician scientist who is or will be a BC/BE Neurologist by July 1, 2021

  • Fellow or Junior faculty in Neurology

  • Ability to commit 50% of time to Takeda and 50% of time to MGH

How to Apply

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Applicants should submit the application as a single PDF file to Program Coordinator Bo (Carol) Qian, MBA, at Bo.Qian@mgh.harvard.edu. Applications must include:
  • Letter of intent (2 pages maximum) describing the relevance of this program to previous experience, research interests and career goals
  • Current Curriculum Vitae (CV)

  • Two letters of support

  • NIH Other Support – current and pending grants

  • Application must be submitted by November 1, 2020 for consideration