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Covance Staff Scientist - Metabolism in Atlanta, Georgia

Job Overview:

Covance, the drug development business of LabCorp, continues to grow! We are currently seeking candidates with Population PK modeling experience to enhance and further our Pharmacometrics (PK Modeling and Simulation) group through high-quality work, strategic client interactions, publications and presentations. The scientist will develop strategic plans for and provide insight into the optimal use of modeling and simulation in drug development programs spanning both nonclinical and clinical applications. They will serve as the main point-of-contact for assigned clients, with responsibility for multiple projects within and across development programs. In addition, they will represent Covance by effectively using internal resources to meet project timelines and budgets to client satisfaction, develop and execute pharmacometric analysis plans ensuring the appropriateness of methods for data handling, analysis, and compliance with current regulatory guidance, where applicable. This position can be remote-based.

Key qualities in the candidate include organizational leadership through influential, interpersonal skills, and understanding of organizational dynamics to maximize effectiveness, and to influence the industry through participation in external-facing opportunities.

Additional key attributes include:

  • Highly self-motivated and willing to take on challenges

  • Excellent critical-thinking, problem-solving skills, and organization skills

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Ability to build relationships and work closely with global internal and external teams

  • Ability to plan, design, lead, and implement solutions

  • Must have the ability to think creatively and have the technical capability to address challenges

Key responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates strong knowledge base in areas of Population PK and PK/PD modeling

  • Work with clients to develop and execute PK/PD and Population PK modeling supporting preclinical and clinical development with large or small molecule drug candidates

  • Support clients by performing PK data evaluation, analysis, interpretation, reporting of nonclinical and clinical studies

  • Perform noncompartmental data analysis and comply with GLP regulations for GLP toxicokinetic studies, when necessary

  • Work in team environment, involve in process improvement and SOP development if needed

  • Participate in meetings with clients

  • Mentor junior staff in the group to help expand and further their knowledge in PK and pharmacometrics related topics.

Come join a global leader in drug development.

Patients can’t wait. Neither can we.

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Education/Qualifications:

PhD degree desired.

Experience may be substituted for education.

Experience:

  • Experience with software packages such as Phoenix WinNonlin, NLME, NONMEM, GastroPlus, R, SimCYP, etc.

  • Knowledge of drug development and pharmacokinetic modeling experience within the pharmaceutical/CRO industry

Covance is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Individual with Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). Your confidentiality and privacy are important to us.

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