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Associate Director/ Scientific Lead – PK Modeling & Simulation

Covance 3/6/2019 1:01:07 AM
JOB ID: 28395 Category: Scientific Advanced
Madison, Wisconsin



Job Overview

Are you passionate about advancing your career while making a difference in patients' lives?

Are you looking for an exciting career with room for growth within a supportive team?

If you answered yes to these, we'd like you to consider joining Covance as an Associate Director/ Scientific Lead – PK Modeling & Simulation! We're looking for someone with the drive to take on the responsibilities of planning, designing, and leading a team in the execution of studies that generate high quality scientific results in support of the development of life-saving medications.

In this leadership role, you will:

* Lead a team of senior scientists in the scientific content and conduct of Pharmacokinetic Modeling & Simulation services.
* Has the ability to serve as Principal Investigator for projects or to mentor others in doing so.
* Takes a lead role in interfacing with clients, specifically involving the most difficult technical challenges.
* Provides technical training and assistance internally, maintaining very high technical standards for the entire team.

What we're looking for in you:

* Ph.D. in applicable field plus 10 years related Experience .
* Working knowledge of WinNonlin.
* Experience in GastroPlus, NONMEM, R, ADAPT, and/or related modeling software desired.
* Experience using various modeling techniques, including PBPK, PK/PD, popPK, etc.
* Knowledgeable in drug development process; biologics Experience desired.
* Knowledgeable in methods of scientific investigation and statistical evaluation.
* Skilled in verbal and written communication including presentations, negotiation, business, and scientific correspondence.

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


* Ph.D. in applicable field plus 10 years related Experience .


* Skilled in verbal and written communication including performing presentations, negotiating, business, and scientific correspondence. Writing should require little or no external editing.

* Proven knowledge of business and people management practices in a project team environment.

* Knowledgeable of methods of scientific investigation and statistical evaluation.

* Basic computer skills.

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).