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Senior Scientist, Pharmacometrics

Plats Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA Jobb-id R-198862 Datum inlagd 06/20/2024

Senior Scientist Pharmacometrics, Cardiovascular, Renal, and Metabolism (CVRM)

Introduction to role:

Are you ready to make a meaningful impact on patients' lives? We are seeking engaged and hardworking individual to join our growing Clinical Pharmacology and Quantitative Pharmacology (CPQP) team at AstraZeneca in Gaithersburg (Maryland, US). As an Associate Director/Director Pharmacometrics, you will be supporting large and small molecule projects across all phases of clinical development within the therapy area of Cardiovascular, Renal and Metabolism.


In this role, you will be responsible for pharmacometrics (PMx) activities including population PK, PKPD, exposure-response, disease modeling, and simulations in all clinical development phases. You will integrate and analyse internal (and external) data to support interpretation and decision making at both study level and project level. You will drive the application of foundational and cutting-edge pharmacometrics techniques, in combination with business domain knowledge, to develop and apply advanced modelling to generate business and scientific insights. You will also provide coaching, task management and support to junior staff and promote best practice across multiple domains, and/or stakeholder groups.

Essential Skills/Experience:

For Sr. Scientist:
- PhD 0-3 yrs experience or MSc required 3-5 yrs required;

Demonstrated expertise in pharmacometrics, including PK, PKPD and/or statistics
- Expert knowledge of pharmacokinetics and Model-Informed Drug Development (MIDD)
- Good oral and written communication skills
- Good knowledge of global regulatory, compliance, processes, standards and issues specific to clinical pharmacology 

• Demonstrated expertise in pharmacometrics, including PK, PKPD and/or statistics

• Strong quantitative skills (e.g. experience in population modelling, statistics, systems and translational pharmacology modelling).

• Demonstrated ability to identify, develop and execute Pharmacometrics activities at a project level

• Good oral and written communication skills

• Good knowledge of global regulatory, compliance, processes, standards and issues specific to clinical pharmacology

• Training and experience with PK and statistical software (NonMem, R, Stan, Winbugs ,SAS, Monolix , Phoenix, WinNonlin)

When we put unexpected teams in the same room, we unleash bold thinking with the power to inspire life-changing medicines. In-person working gives us the platform we need to connect, work at pace and challenge perceptions. That’s why we work, on average, a minimum of three days per week from the office. But that doesn't mean we’re not flexible. We balance the expectation of being in the office while respecting individual flexibility. Join us in our unique and ambitious world.

Why AstraZeneca?

At AstraZeneca's Biopharmaceuticals R&D division, we follow the science to explore and innovate. We are working towards treating, preventing, modifying and even curing some of the world's most complex diseases. Here we have the potential to grow our pipeline and positively impact the lives of billions of patients around the world. We are committed to making a difference by fusing data and technology with the latest scientific innovations to achieve the next wave of breakthroughs. It's our combination of curiosity and courage that drives us, inspired by the possibility of doing things that have never been done before. We celebrate our successes and failures along the way, and we work seamlessly as one. This is the place to build a meaningful career as we push the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines.

Ready to make a difference? Apply today and join us in our mission to improve patient access to healthcare globally!

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AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorisation and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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