Pharmacology

Pharmacology

As a leading Life Sciences talent partner, EPM Scientific provides healthcare and pharmaceutical organizations with top business-critical professionals at pace across the entire product life cycle.

One of our areas of expertise is Pharmacology, which has been one of the most active talent markets within the industry in recent years.

Concerned with the uses and effects of drugs and medicine on living systems, Pharmacology has been in the spotlight more since Covid-19. Pharmaceutical and biotechnology firms have demonstrated their ability to roll out vaccines, as well as treatments, at speed, and expanded their scope beyond traditional drug routes and into more technologically advanced therapies and studies. There is now an unprecedented need for talent in Pharmacology, as that spotlight shows no signs of dimming.

How can EPM Scientific help

EPM Scientific will partner with you to find the best talent to take your drug, device, or therapeutic application through from conception in R&D and Clinical, all the way through to Sales and Marketing. With experts across the entire life cycle, you can come to us for all of your Life Sciences hiring needs.


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Pharmacology Jobs

Associate Director, Clinical Pharmacology & Pharmacometrics

We are working on an exciting opportunity with a global Biopharmaceutical company that is looking to expand their Clinical Pharmacology team! As the Associate Director of Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacometrics, you will develop clinical pharmacology strategy for Phase 1-3 studies, as well as overseeing the development of PK/PD modeling work. Roles and Responsibilities: Responsible for developing Clinical Pharmacology strategies for Phase 1-4 clinical studies. Design, analyze, interpret, and report clinical pharmacology studies. Conduct or oversee PK/PD modeling and simulation efforts. Oversee/manage external CROs. Qualifications: PhD or PharmD in Pharmaceutical Sciences, or a related field. 4+ years of industry experience Expertise with software such as NONMEM, R, Phoenix WinNonLin, or related software. Experience designing, analyzing, interpreting, and reporting clinical pharmacology studies.

US$185000 - US$195000 per year
United States of America
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Senior Director - Program Management (f/m/d)

Senior Director - Program Management (f/m/d) in Bavaria, Germany Our client is a leading pharmaceutical company that specializes in the development and delivery of innovative therapies to patients worldwide. They are currently seeking an experienced Senior Director of Program Management (f/m/d) for their team based out of Bavaria, Germany. Key Responsibilities: -Lead and drive cross-functional program and project teams towards successful outcomes. -Oversee the setup of Integrated Development Plans (IDP) with comprehensive budget planning. -Centralize the coordination of drug product development. -Take charge of program plan creation and Gantt chart development. -Prepare and regularly update project budgets. -Establish consistent project management practices across our portfolio. -Collaborate closely with PMO processes, particularly in stage gate governance. -Handle matrix responsibilities, documenting functional activities. -Facilitate the preparation of governance documents and presentations; prepare for phase -transitions and tollgates in collaboration with the Program Lead. -Support Core Team Meetings, including agenda setting, slide deck preparation, minute taking, and moderating discussions as required. -Demonstrate a continuous improvement mindset to optimize team efficiency. Qualifications/Skills: -Degree in Science, with certification in Project Management; an MBA is an added advantage. -At least 10 years of diverse experience in the Pharmaceutical or Biotech industry. Knowledgeable in clinical, preclinical, CMC, or regulatory affairs across various global development phases. -Fluency in English and German. -Proactive working style, with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. -Decisive problem-solving skills. -Outstanding communication, networking, and stakeholder management abilities. -Strong facilitation and decision-making skills, ensuring alignment with both internal and external stakeholders. Explore the opportunity to advance your career by contributing to the development of innovative therapies that impact patients worldwide. To apply for this role, please submit your resume today.

Negotiable
Germany
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Head of QA/RA - Pharmaceutical

Our client is a pioneering pharmaceutical company based in the Zug, Switzerland. With a strong commitment to improving the quality of life through their innovative research and development, they are at the forefront of the pharmaceutical industry. As the Head of Quality and Regulatory, you will: Develop, implement, and oversee the quality management strategy and processes, ensuring compliance with regulatory standards and industry best practices. Lead and manage the quality assurance and quality control teams, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and maintaining the highest standards of product quality and safety. Oversee the design and implementation of quality control systems for the company's manufacturing processes, including continual certification of every product lot and routine sterility testing. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to establish and maintain quality metrics and key performance indicators, driving operational efficiency and strengthening overall performance Drive continuous improvement initiatives to enhance the overall quality management system, fostering a culture of ongoing enhancement for better products and operations. Experience and background: The ideal candidate will have: A minimum of 7 years of experience Experience in a management role within the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry. Proven track record of successfully leading quality assurance and quality control teams in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. Strong understanding of biotech distribution processes and quality control systems, including GDP Experience with QMS and its implementation in the biotech industry. Excellent communication, leadership, and problem-solving skills. A degree in a relevant field such as Biotechnology, Biochemistry, or a related discipline. Fluent in German and English

Negotiable
Zug
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Director-Senior Director of Clinical Pharmacology

We are partnered with an oncology focused biotechnology company for an exciting opportunity as Director/Senior Director of Clinical Pharmacology. You will provide expertise on all clinical pharmacology programs and apply strong pharmacometrics knowledge in this role. This is a hybrid on-site role in South San Francisco. Roles and Responsibilities: Support drug discovery through clinical pharmacology programs. Author clinical study protocols, as well as write and review sections of regulatory documents (INDs, NDAs, etc.) Provide pharmacometrics expertise by performing modeling and simulation activities, PKPD exposure-response analysis, etc. Requirements: PhD or PharmD and 6+ years of industry experience in pharmaceutical sciences, or clinical pharmacology. Proven experience with modeling and simulation and pharmacometrics analysis using software such as Phoenix WinNonLin, NONMEM, R, etc. Understanding of DMPK and Clinical Pharmacology concepts Experience managing external CROs.

US$220000 - US$310000 per year
San Francisco
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Sr. Director, Toxicology

We have a current opportunity for a Sr. Director, Toxicology on a permanent basis. The position will be based in Boston. For further information about this position please apply. Seeking an experienced and highly-motivated Senior Director, Toxicology to build and lead the non-clinical safety and toxicology function at the company. We are searching for a candidate who is comfortable working in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment that is excited by the opportunity to build an innovative strategy for advancing computationally generated therapeutics into patients. Requirements: Early through late clinical development experience designing tox studies for discovery programs through IND including broad knowledge of development and reproductive toxicology, carcinogenicity, tumorigenicity, toxicokinetics, and safety pharmacology Oversee and author the preparation of formal study reports and toxicology sections of regulatory filings including INTERACT, pre-IND, INDs, CTA and relevant clinical documents such as investigator brochures and development safety update reports to support drug candidate advancement Think ahead to identify program risks and scientific issues, and build and execute plans to mitigate risks for program advancement. PhD in Toxicology, Pharmacology or related sciences (or DVM) and a minimum of 15+ years of industry experience in Toxicology

Negotiable
Massachusetts
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Pk Scientist - Senior PK Scientist

We are looking for a PK Scientist/Senior PK Scientist to join a full-service CRO specializing in early-stage clinical research. You will contribute to designing, reviewing results and protocols for clinical studies as well as clinical study report (CSR) contributions. The successful candidate will have M.S. with 4-6 years of industry experience or PhD with 1-2 years of industry experience Experience in Clinical Pharmacology/Clinical Pharmacokinetics, working in Phase 1 or later studies. Experience with contributing to CSRs Experience with designing clinical studies The preferred location for this remote opportunity is Canada, but candidates will be considered to work remotely from the US as well.

US$95000 - US$105000 per year
United States of America
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Associate Director, In Vivo Pharmacology

Overview The Associate Director of In Vivo Pharmacology will be responsible for leading the in vivo pharmacology aspect of multiple oncology projects within development. They will provide in vivo pharmacology expertise, propose, plan, coordinate, and supervise study execution and develop and implement new animal models to improve the in vivo pharmacology study efficacy. Responsibilities: Oversee the In Vivo Pharmacology group and provide leadership to the team. Act as a study director; be involved in the design, development of protocol, plan study with in vivo team, manage study coordination, manage resources, oversee the execution of the projects, and write project study reports. Analyze and review scientific data, perform trouble-shooting, come up with conclusions. Coordinate with cross-functional teams from other groups. Be able to set up new in vivo disease models based on literature. Interact with multidisciplinary teams to design experiments in appropriate disease models and PK/PD models for drug candidate evaluation. Requirements: PhD with 5-7 years of industrial or academic experience with in vivo pharmacology in the field of oncology or M.Sc. with 10+ years. Excellent written and oral, presentation and communication skills. Experience managing a group of scientists in an industry setting.

Negotiable
United States of America
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Sr. Director, Toxicology

We have a current opportunity for a Sr. Director, Toxicology on a permanent basis. The position will be based in Boston. For further information about this position please apply. Seeking an experienced and highly-motivated Senior Director, Toxicology to build and lead the non-clinical safety and toxicology function at the company. We are searching for a candidate who is comfortable working in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment that is excited by the opportunity to build an innovative strategy for advancing computationally generated therapeutics into patients. Requirements: Early through late clinical development experience designing tox studies for discovery programs through IND including broad knowledge of development and reproductive toxicology, carcinogenicity, tumorigenicity, toxicokinetics, and safety pharmacology Oversee and author the preparation of formal study reports and toxicology sections of regulatory filings including INTERACT, pre-IND, INDs, CTA and relevant clinical documents such as investigator brochures and development safety update reports to support drug candidate advancement Think ahead to identify program risks and scientific issues, and build and execute plans to mitigate risks for program advancement. PhD in Toxicology, Pharmacology or related sciences (or DVM) and a minimum of 15+ years of industry experience in Toxicology

Negotiable
Massachusetts
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Freelance GMA RWE Lead

I am currently working with a reputable global pharmaceutical company dedicated to helping people worldwide with research and development of immunotherapies seeking a Global Medical Affairs/Real World Evidence Lead. They are seeking a profile with experience in: - Epidemiology - Vaccines - Infectious diseases Contract Details: - FTE: 1 (40 hours per week) - Location: Remote (Anywhere in Europe) - Length: 6 months (high likelihood of extension) - Hourly Rate: Negotiable If this is a role that interest you please apply directly or send your CV

Negotiable
Germany
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Vice President, DMPK and Clinical Pharmacology

We have a current opportunity for a Vice President, DMPK and Clinical Pharmacology on a permanent basis. The position will be based in the Boston Area. For further information about this position please apply. I am partnered with a global well established biotechnology company that is looking for a Vice President, DMPK and Clinical Pharmacology. The company focuses on Rare Disease and has a sustainable pipeline. This leadership position will lead a group of professionals that specialzie in DMPK, Clinical Pharmacology, Pharmacometrics, and Biomarker Strategy. The successful candidate will have previous leadership experience in Clinical Pharmacology and DMPK. This person will be working cross functionally and grow as a scientist and a leader. Requirements: Ph.D. in Clinical Pharmacology, Pharmacology, Pharmacokinetics, DMPK, or related field with 15+ years of industry experience 10+ years of people/ functional management experience in relevant area, preferably in pharma/biotech industry Lead the delivery of the DMPK and clinical pharmacology team across multiple programs Have a deep and specialized knowledge in the Pharmacology and DMPK space, including hands-on experience with progressing innovative drugs through an industry pipeline towards regulatory approval Be able to work collaboratively on a team, and have clear communication to lead and work in a fast-paced environment

US$330000 - US$370000 per year
Massachusetts
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Director/Senior Director of Pharmacometrics

We are looking for an exceptional candidate to join a global pharmaceutical company as the Director/Senior Director of Pharmacometrics. You will be overseeing all of the pharmacometrics strategy and implementation. Responsibilities: Lead and design pharmacometrics strategies, and all PK/PD modeling and simulation related activities. Management of external CROs Contribute to INDs and BLA/NDAs Develop and apply PK/PD and exposure response models Qualifications: PhD or PharmD in Pharmaceutical Sciences or related field 6+ years of industry experience in clinical pharmacology and/or pharmacometrics Hands on experience with software such as NONMEM, Monolix, R

US$210000 - US$240000 per year
United States of America
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VP, Nonclinical Development

Join a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on developing a new call of therapies. Key Responsibilities Oversee the translation of development candidates into viable clinical assets, ensuring that projects progress from preclinical stages through to IND submission Establish and implement strategies for preclinical development plans, including pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, toxicology, and manufacturing Collaborate with regulatory affairs to ensure that all preclinical development activities align with regulatory requirements for IND submissions Foster relationships with key stakeholders, including academic partners, contract research organizations (CROs), and regulatory agencies Drive scientific rigor and operational excellence within the translation team Provide scientific and strategic input into the company's research priorities and long-term goals Lead compliance adherence for all IND enabling activities Required Qualifications PhD or MD with a strong background in biology, pharmacology, or a related field Minimum of 10 years of industry experience in drug development, with a proven track record in leading programs from discovery through to IND submission Extensive knowledge of the regulatory landscape and experience in preparing IND applications Demonstrated leadership in managing multi-disciplinary teams and projects Strong strategic thinking, decision-making, and problem-solving skills

Negotiable
United States of America
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