Pharmacometry Data Scientist (all genders)

Posted 07 Jun 2019

Darmstadt, Hesse - Germany

Req Id 193356


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Your role:

The Pharmacometry Data Scientist (m/f/d) will be responsible within Pharmacometry team for, creating and overseeing preparation of NONMEM Input Files (NIF), either internally or outsourced, for the conduct of population PK/PD analyses ready for submission. You will be responsible for drafting data specification plan in collaboration with Pharmacometricians. You will gather requirements for data specifications by participating in meetings with Clinicians, Clinical pharmacologist, Drug safety and Statisticians to create analysis ready datasets.  In addition, the Pharmacometry Data Scientist participates to improve efficiency and quality of dataset construction, analysis workflow, reporting, and submission of data to health authorities. You will act as a primary contact person for managing external vendors producing the NIF activities. You are also expected to perform exploratory summary graphical analysis, tables, plausibility checks, first test NONMEM or Monolix run, etc.


Who you are:

  • MSc in Data Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Statistics, Mathematics, or related fields with a minimum 3 to 5 years’ expertise in SAS programming in pharmaceutical/biotech industry.
  • Must be an expert in CDISC SDTM and ADaM datasets; knowledge and familiarity with NONMEM software and PK/PD dataset structure is highly desirable.
  • Expertise in R is highly recommended, or at least willing to learn.
  • Knowledge of Oncology therapeutic area eg RECIST, CTCAE is a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills in English

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