International Fellowship Programme

Expression of Interest 02/2020

8 December 2020

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

The Malta Medicines Authority International Fellowship Programme

The key objectives of the Malta Medicines Authority (MMA) International Fellowship Programme are to:

▪ Assist people to pursue further levels of academic research;

▪ Reduce the skills mismatch, particularly within the pharmaceutical and life sciences sector;

▪ Contribute to the consolidation of expertise on emerging and challenging topics relevant to innovative therapies and technologies;

▪ Increase the capacity and level of research, innovation and development activity in Malta;

▪ Support the implementation of the MMA 2016-2020 Strategy and the Framework for Education Strategy for Malta 2014-2024.

In line with the Framework for Education Strategy for Malta 2014-2024, and following the success of the MMA Traineeship, the Authority aims to extend this opportunity started in 2014.

Applications are being considered for the following two streams.

fellowship streams

Applicants interested in undertaking the International Fellowship Programme within the MMA are requested to send the following documents on hr.medicinesauthority@gov.mt

1.      An updated Curriculum Vitae.

2.      A signed copy of the Declaration of Interest (Appendix 1).

3.      A signed copy of the Data Protection Notice (Appendix 2).

4.      A valid police conduct (Certified translation in English).

5.      An acknowledgment letter or email that you have applied to follow one of the courses mentioned in the above streams, or letter or email of acceptance, or proof of registration.

6.      A copy of your Identity Card or Passport.

7.      A written confirmation that you have funds available for the living expenses in Malta (Foreign, non- Maltese applicants only).

8.      An official recognition by the Malta Qualifications Recognition Information Centre (MQRIC) of your qualification, in case of courses that are not from the University of Malta.


Applicants eligible for the International Fellowship Programme within the MMA will be contacted within two (2) months and called for an interview. Published results will remain valid for six (6) months from date of issue.

This Expression of Interest is valid for one (1) year from date of issue, unless funds are exhausted before closing date.

Further details may be obtained from the list of FAQs (Appendix 3) or from the Scientific and Regulatory Operations Directorate of the Malta Medicines Authority by sending an e-mail on hr.medicinesauthority@gov.mt