Pfizer La Jolla: Diversity Research Fellowship in Chemistry 2014-15

Pfizer La Jolla

Academic Industrial Relations (AIR)

Diversity Research Fellowship in Chemistry

Academic Year 2014-2015

At Pfizer, we apply science and our global resources to improve health and well-being at every stage of life. We strive to set the standard for quality, safety and value in the discovery, development and manufacturing of medicines for people. Pfizer is committed to creating a culturally diverse workplace by giving eligible diversity students the opportunity to conduct scientific research. The AIR Diversity Program is awarding fellowships to selected candidates to work in an academic laboratory in one of the following areas: synthetic organic chemistry, analytical chemistry, crystallography, computational chemistry or structural biology under a professor’s supervision.

Minority chemistry majors who are motivated and interested in gaining experience in disciplines conducive to drug discovery are preferred. Sponsorship by a professor, coursework in any of the following disciplines: organic synthesis, analytical chemistry, crystallography, computational chemistry or structural biology and lab experience are required to be eligible for this program. The selected candidates will be given a $15,000 fellowship for research at his/her university during the academic year. The fellowship awardees will be invited to present their research at a poster session or seminar hosted at Pfizer La Jolla at the end of the summer.

Note: The deadline for receipt of a completed application is October 11th, 2014. :  2014-2015 AIR Application

Please send the completed application, a written 1-5 page proposal (written by the applicant) and letters of recommendation from your prospective research advisor and department head to the address below. The advisor should include a brief explanation of his/her willingness to sponsor you for this fellowship. Electronic applications are preferred.

Indrawan McAlpine

Oncology Medicinal Chemistry/Diversity AIR Committee Chair

Pfizer La Jolla

10770 Science Center Drive (CB2)

San Diego, CA 92121

Tel: (858) 622-6061


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