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Senior Staff Scientist - PK/PD

Covance 9/28/2018 5:21:25 PM
JOB ID: 22044 Category: Scientific Advanced
Madison, Wisconsin



Job Overview

Get ready to redefine what's possible and discover your extraordinary potential at Covance. Here, you'll have the opportunity to personally advance healthcare and make a difference in peoples' lives with your bold ideas and unique point of view. With the support of exceptional people from across the globe and an energized purpose, you'll be empowered to own your career journey with mentoring, training and personalized development planning.

Join us as we speed the delivery of groundbreaking therapies and anticipate tomorrow's drug development challenges, creating new possibilities for our clients—and your career.

We are seeking a Pharmacokineticist to join our team in Madison, WI. We may consider remote based depending upon level of Experience

Covance's work in developing new pharmaceutical solutions has an incredible impact on the lives of millions worldwide. Be a part of this life-saving work.

This role:

* Designs protocols, prepare reports and carry out kinetic analysis of toxicokinetic, PK/bioavailability/bioequivalence studies.
* Prepares protocols for, and carry out, kinetic analysis and PK/PD analysis
* Performs complex modeling work related to studies PK/PD, PBPK, and other translational modeling as needed.
* Consults with clients to determine their needs and to suggest/guide plans to accomplish these needs.
* Participates in appropriate client visits.

What we're looking for in you:

* Working knowledge of WinNonlin and PK/PD software programs.
* Experience in PBPK and GastroPlus is desirable.
* Prior PK/PD correlation Experience in a pharma setting is preferred.
* PhD in Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacodynamics, Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacology or related field Masters and 4 + years Experience .

Why People choose to work at Covance

"At Covance, it's our people that make us great – it's what our clients, our partners and, most importantly, what our employees say. Here, you'll have the opportunity to work with extraordinary people with diverse viewpoints. You'll discover your own outstanding potential as we build an even stronger organization with industry leaders from early development to the clinic and beyond. We help our clients develop medicines that improve health and improve lives of their family and friends."


* PhD in Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacodynamics, Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacology or related field Masters and 4 + years Experience .
* Experience may be substituted for education

Ability to conduct literature review.

Skilled in data interpretation and report writing for studies.

Familiar with the use of standard laboratory equipment and analytical instrumentation, including GC/MS, HPLC and LC/MS.

Skilled in customer service communication.


* Working knowledge of WinNonlin, Gastroplus and PK/PD software programs and familiarity with SAS.
* Knowledge of bioanalytical methods and statistics.
* Skilled in writing reports/summarization and data interpretation for regulatory agencies.
* Demonstrate ability for logical thinking, vision, and creativity necessary to function effectively with little structure or supervision.
* Skilled in performing scientific presentations and preparing scientific publications.
* Experience in NONMEM is desirable

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Madison, WI - Wisconsin


Covance Recruiting Process

Below is a general Overview of Our Recruiting Process

If you’d like to work for us, please submit your resume/CV online. If your ability to use or access our electronic application is limited due to a disability, please visit or call 1-800-978-4473 for help.

We consider applications from everyone who is interested in a position with us and who meets the required criteria and qualifications.

If your application is selected, someone from our recruiting team will contact you to arrange an initial screen. We may carry this out over the phone or at a face-to-face meeting. You must complete the screen to be considered for the position.

Based on the results of the initial screen, we may invite you to an interview. One of our recruiting team members will contact you to arrange this. The process may involve several interviews, initially over the phone, and then face-to-face with different members of the hiring team.

Our interviews follow a behavioral-based format. This means we’ll ask you to give us information that’s specific to your professional and educational experiences.

Hiring team members will share and discuss their input and then make their decision.

If you’re the person who best meets the requirements of the position, a member of the hiring team will get in touch to make you an offer of employment. Covance is an eVerify employer (United States only).