Pharmaceutical Development Fellowship

The one-year Pharmaceutical Development Fellowship focuses on the design and evaluation of novel ophthalmic and dermal formulations. The fellow will have opportunities to gain firsthand experience within various functional areas of Small Molecule Product Development.

Objectives of the Pharmaceutical Development Fellow

  • Design and evaluate novel ophthalmic and dermal formulations
  • Evaluate the effect of excipients and processing parameters on quality and performance
  • Investigate new formulation platform technologies
  • Expand technical writing skills by developing, reviewing, and writing protocols and technical reports

Application Requirements

  • PhD in pharmaceutical chemistry, pharmaceutical sciences, biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, materials science, polymer science and engineering, physical chemistry or a similar field
  • In-depth understanding of basic science principles, physical chemistry and material properties
  • Good oral and written communication skills, ethics, professionalism and an interest in the biopharmaceutical industry

Contact Us

For additional information or to apply for the fellowship, please contact:

William C. Gong, PharmD, FASHP, FCSHP
Director, Residency and Fellowship Training
Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
University of Southern California
School of Pharmacy
1985 Zonal Avenue
Los Angeles, California 90089-9121
Telephone: (323) 442-2625