Clinical Pharmacometrician, Early Clinical Dev


Clinical Pharmacometrician, Early Clinical Development
At AstraZeneca, we work together across global boundaries to make an impact and find answers to challenges. We do this with the upmost integrity even in the most difficult situations because we are committed to doing the right thing. We continuously forge partnerships that help pursue world-class medicines in new ways, combining our people's exceptional skills with those of people from all over the globe!

We pride ourselves on making sure that each decision we make puts patient needs first! This mentality means that our people have permission to take the more unusual path. If they can think of a better, smarter way in which we can change lives through science, at we want to hear it.

As the Clinical Pharmacometrician, Early Clinical Development

you will work closely with a more senior clinical pharmacology scientist to support clinical pharmacology development program to provide differentiated medicine and the right dose to patients. You will design, conduct, analyse and interpret results from Clinical Pharmacology studies to support decision at a study level.

What you'll do!

Accountable for expert data integration, analysis, interpretation, and reporting of clinical pharmacology results at the study level

Jointly accountable with the pharmacometrician for providing a scientific justification for the dose selection

Participation in and accountability for peer review of ongoing activities, reports and presentations

Presentation of Clin Pharm results to internal and external forum

Compliance with Good Clinical Practice (GCP) regulations as well as internal/external guidance's

Education and Experience Required:

PhD degree preferred; M.Sc./Pharm.D required

Entry level with 3-6 years of drug development experience

Essential Skills/Abilities:

Training in pharmacokinetics and Model-Based Drug Development (T)

Basic knowledge in pharmacology, drug targets and core disease areas (T,D)

Ability to identify, develop and execute clinical pharmacology activities at a project level

Basic oral and written communication skills

Training and experience with PK software (Phoenix, WinNonlin)


Some training or experience with modeling software and tools within the field of MBDD (e.g. SIMCYP, R, NONMEM) (T)

This position is in Gaithersburg, MD

The AstraZeneca Gaithersburg campus employs more than 3,500 specialists in our field and is only a short drive from Washington, DC. This green, sustainable, modern, vibrant scientific campus is where we host some of the most cutting-edge technology and lab spaces. Newly designed, state of the art research spaces and open seating floor plans are just a couple of ways we work cross functionally and collaboratively.

The Gaithersburg campus also provides an award winning café, free garage parking with electric car charging stations, bike racks, free fitness center to include classed and personal training game rooms, outdoor patio, bocce ball court, arcade games and game tables, recharge Pod's, library, walking trails, onsite dry cleaning pickup, haircutting service, health and wellness center, starbucks café, and much more!


AstraZeneca is a leading company in the healthcare industry, with a mission to enrich the lives of others. It's our business to support healthy living, not only for our patients, but also for our employees. Our benefits program is flexible enough to meet employees' varying needs, offers valuable choices, and is highly competitive.

Are you already imagining yourself joining our team? Apply today!

At AstraZeneca when we see an opportunity for change, we seize it and make it happen, because any opportunity no matter how small, can be the start of something big. Delivering life-changing medicines is about being entrepreneurial - finding those moments and recognizing their potential.

Join us on our journey of building a new kind of organization to reset expectations of what a bio-pharmaceutical company can be. This means we're opening new ways to work, pioneering cutting edge methods and bringing unexpected teams together.

Interested? Come and join our journey.

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