Translational Quantitative Pharmacologist

Posté 27 août 2021

Billerica, Massachusetts - United States

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A career with EMD Serono is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 58,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. EMD Serono is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.


United As One for Patients, our purpose in Healthcare is to help create, improve and prolong lives. We develop medicines, intelligent devices and innovative technologies in therapeutic areas such as Oncology, Neurology and Fertility. Our teams work together across 6 continents with passion and relentless curiosity in order to help patients at every stage of life. Joining our Healthcare team is becoming part of a diverse, inclusive and flexible working culture, presenting great opportunities for personal development and career advancement across the globe.

Your role:

In this exciting role you independently develop and guide the development of quantitative mechanism-based PK/PD models that will inform compound progression decisions from lead optimization to clinical proof of concept and beyond for the immuno-oncology, immunology and oncology pipelines, for large and small molecule drug entities. The selected candidate works in close partnership with Pharmacology, Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics, Safety (Toxicology), Clinical Sciences, Biostatistics and Regulatory.  As a member of project teams and sub-teams, you represent Quantitative Pharmacology and present analysis outcomes to cross-functional teams, at department meetings, project review committees, and conferences. The role contributes to the preparation and presentation of both internal and external documentation (e.g. Investigator’s Brochure, IND, CTD) and product strategy.


Who you are:

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree minimum with 8+ years of experience, master’s degree with 3+ years of experience, or a PhD (preferred) in Pharmacokinetics, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Biomedical/Chemical Engineering, Applied Mathematics, or a related discipline

  • A minimum of 3+ years for the role of Principal Scientist in industry and/or academia. For the Associate Director position, a minimum of 7+ years of which 2+ years have been associated with managing and guiding M&S teams in support of projects

  • In-depth hands-on experience with modeling software (such as; GastroPlus, Simcyp, Phoenix/WinNonlin, NONMEM, MATLAB, R, etc)

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to translate and summarize outcomes of modeling and simulation analyses into information that can be used by project teams

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Able to implement innovative strategies to problem solving and readily accepting and adaptive to change.

  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively depending on the needs of the project and the organization.

  • Publications in conference proceedings and peer-reviewed journals are encouraged


What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!


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