A unique opportunity for early career scientists to learn about
and contribute to drug discovery at Vertex.
Vertex: Our Background
At Vertex, we are relentless. Bringing together the brightest minds,
investing in science and taking smart risks, we strike at the core of
serious diseases. Vertex invests in scientific innovation to create
transformative medicines for people with serious diseases with a focus
on specialty markets. Our culture of Inclusion, Diversity and Equity is
core to our ability to create and deliver these medicines. Vertex is a
global biotechnology company with research sites in Boston,
Providence, San Diego and Oxford, UK.
What is the Vertex Fellows Program?
A unique program in which outstanding scientists are matched with
mentors and embedded in Vertex project teams for one year. The team
match is based on your interest and expertise. You contribute to our
culture of Innovation by bringing your ideas to challenge our thinking. In
addition to hands-on experience with real world R&D challenges, you will
receive didactic training on the integrated process of drug discovery.
The program is sponsored by our Chief Scientific Officer David Altshuler,
M.D, Ph.D., with the involvement of many other Vertex senior leaders.
The program is designed for early career Ph.D. and/or M.D./Ph.D.
candidates who are less than 5 years post graduation.
Please express your interest by January 14, 2022
Submit an application with your CV and a 1‐page Cover Letter to:
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Note: if selected for interview, you will be asked for a letter of
recommendation from your advisor