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Associate Director, Quantitative Pharmacology & Pharmacometrics

Company: Cytel
Location: Office or Remote
Reference: CB/PK/007148
Closing Date: 30 Oct 16
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): Competitive

Job Summary:

Cytel, the world’s largest biometrics CRO, is looking to expand its clinical services teams, primarily in Europe as well as the United States and India. An established leader in adaptive clinical trials, we aim to augment our expanding BDM and FSP section, as well as to build team/s of first class biostatisticians and statistical programmers.


Job Title: Associate Director, Quantitative Pharmacology & Pharmacometrics

Department: Strategic Consulting Reports to: Director, Quantitative Pharmacology and Pharmacometrics

Location: Europe or US offices or Home-based 


The Position:

We are seeking an Associate Director, Quantitative Pharmacology & Pharmacometrics to join Cytel’s Strategic Consulting group to help develop and apply model informed drug development (MIDD) approaches across projects in order to optimize prospective studies, inform drug development strategy and project decision-making. The Associate Director will provide innovative and high quality contributions for the delivery of quantitative drug development best practices to clients, and to champion the principles of Enhanced Quantitative Drug Development (EQDD).  


Additional responsibilities include: 

Contribute to MIDD including Enhanced Quantitative Drug Development (EQDD) and Enhanced Clinical Trial Design (ECTD) to meet client needs. ? Contribute to the QPP remit in performing MIDD activities e.g. exposure response analysis, disease progression modeling, quantitative knowledge management, clinical trial design and decision analysis activities.  ? Provide effective partnership with other colleagues: proactively providing peer review, mentorship, consultancy, and technical input on quantitative issues. ? Contribute with project teams/partners to regulatory responses and submissions.

Ideally, you will have: You must have experience within pharmaceutical drug development, or similar work, doing population exposure-response modeling and simulation. We also require: ? M.S. or PhD in quantitative field, or Pharm.D, or M.D. with training and/or expertise in one or more areas related to pharmacostatistical modeling. ? Training and/or experience with pre-clinical modeling and translational sciences.   ? Candidates from alternative backgrounds e.g. mathematics, engineering, system biology will be considered if they can demonstrate relevant experience and expertise. ? Good knowledge of a range of MIDD software (examples: R, Phoenix NLME, NONMEM, Phoenix WinNonlin, MATLAB). ? Excellent communication skills (written and oral presentation). ? Ability to adapt, be dynamic, and work well with clients and colleagues.



We offer a competitive salary-based package, along with bonus, comprehensive medical/healthcare insurance, plus a contributing pension.


Company Profile:

Cytel Inc. is a leading provider of clinical research services and trial design and analysis software/services primarily for the biopharmaceutical and medical device industries, as well as for academic and government researchers. All 25 leading global biopharmaceutical companies use our technology to design, simulate and analyze their clinical studies. And as pioneers of the supporting statistical methods, every adaptive trial we've designed has been accepted by international regulators. Our work environment is supportive and exciting, offering plenty of challenge and advancement opportunities for you, and a chance to help improve the way clinical trials are run. To learn more, visit 


Cytel Inc. is an Equal Employment / Affirmative Action Employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristics protected by law.


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