Covance Pharmacokineticist I in 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. Wemay consider remote based depending upon level of experience.

The Pharmacokineticist role will review draft protocols for allocated studies to ensure they meet the Sponsors requirements in terms of PK and PD analysis and study objectives.

Responsibilities will also include:

  • Liaise with the relevant bioanalytical departments over the transfer and quality of PK and PD data.

  • In liaison with the Data Management Department compile PK and PD analysis datasets ensuring a full audit trail of data manipulations is maintained.

  • Conduct interim PK and PD analyses and interpretation to support dose progression in the Phase I studies performed at Covance CRU or other clinical research units. Close liaison with the Covance Project Manager, Project Physician and Sponsor regarding the study findings will be needed.

  • Review and approve Covance CRU analysis plans for allocated studies and attend data review meetings to discuss and interpret study results.

  • Conduct non-compartmental PK and PD analyses as specified in the report and analysis plans.

  • QC WinNonlin input and output files, derived datasets and PK handover document.

  • Liaise with the Statistics Department over the statistical analysis and presentation of the PK, PD and PK/PD data in Tables, Figures and Listings.

  • Prepare or review PK and PD analysis methodology sections and where relevant prepare interpretation of PK and/or PD data for inclusion into PK CSR contribution.

  • Review Covance CRU reports for allocated studies for content, presentation, scientific interpretation and validity of the PK and PD sections and resolve any issues with the Statistician and Medical Writer before the draft report is issued.

  • Respond to QA report audits and Sponsor comments and incorporate QA findings/Sponsor comments into the final report.

Our excellent benefits package includes: 21 days of personal time off, tuition reimbursement, paid holidays, a 401(k) plan with a generous company match and of course medical and dental insurance.

Get to know Covance

Covance, the drug development business of LabCorp, is the world’s most comprehensive drug development services company. Because of our broad experience, from early research to commercialization, our more than 20,000 employees from across the globe are in a unique position to supply insights that go above and beyond testing. Our team’s impact on healthcare is remarkable. Through their everyday work they’ve supported 100% of the top 50 drugs on the market and all the oncology drugs approved in 2016. Even though we span multiple businesses, we operate as one, sharing our knowledge to improve our efficiency and deliver on the promise of a healthier world.

Get ready to make a difference as we speed the delivery of groundbreaking therapies and improve lives of countless individuals.


Minimum Required:

  • A Bioanalytical Chemistry or a Biological Life Sciences Degree


Minimum Required:

  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in clinical pharmacokinetic and/or pharmacodynamic analysis.

  • An understanding of, and the ability to apply, the principles of GLP and GCP as per the relevant UK Statutory Instruments.

Job Number 2018-17954

Job Category Clinical Operations

Position Type Full-Time

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