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Senior Manager, Pharmacometrician (PK Data Scientist)

Redwood City, CA 94063

Posted: 03/15/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Scientific Job Number: 548636 Is job remote?: Yes Country: United States

Job Description

The Opportunity:
Pay rate range: $90-100/hr

We are seeking a passionate and energetic individual with strong data analysis background to be part of the Nonclinical Development and Clinical Pharmacology (NDCP) Organization. As a key PK data scientist to support the pharmacometrics functions in the department, you will;

  • Build the internal infrastructure for PKPD data preprocessing and visualization.

  • Develop and manage automatic workflows (i.e. data uptake, QC, data integration and reformatting) for clinical PKPD and endpoint data.

  • Apply statistical and computational methods to analyze complex PKPD data.

Required Experience, Skills, and Education:

  • A Ph.D. or M.S. with a quantitative science background (mathematics, statistics, engineering, pharmaceutical sciences, computational biology, etc.).

  • Must be proficient in R programing and development of RStudio / Shiny apps.

  • Must have working knowledge in time series analysis in the graduate coursework and/or postgraduate job functions.

  • Must be familiar with the concepts of repeated measures and mixed models.  

  • Able to take dynamically assigned pharmacometrics tasks and deliver the results in a timely manner.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and ability to clearly convey complex concepts and findings to both non-specialist and specialist audiences.

  • A critical thinker and passionate team player and quick learner with high energy who thrives in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.

  • Demonstrated experience and track record in clinical-stage drug development is a big plus but not required.

  • Hands-on experience of using commercial and/or open source ODE / PKPD modeling software is desired.
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