17 days old
2018-07-312018-08-30

Senior Principal Scientist, DMPK

Pfizer
San Diego, CA
**Senior Principal Scientist (R6)**



+ **ROLE SUMMARY** Responsible for representing PDM in discovery and development projects primarily but not limited to the Oncology Research and Business Unit and providing direction of DMPK strategy to the project/asset/medicine team and to PDM/Med Deign functional lines and other partner lines from idea to optimization to regulatory submissions (including NDA and global submissions). **ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES**

+ Responsible for representing PDM in projects primarily within the Oncology Business and Research Unit.

+ Formulate DMPK strategy and asset plan in support of discovery and development assets from idea to optimization to regulatory submissions (including NDA and global submissions).

+ Works with PDM matrix team including bioanalytical and ADME scientists to ensure the appropriate experimental plans are designed and executed to support project advancement through various milestones.

+ Interfaces with the biomarker scientists, PK/PD modelers and Research Unit partners to develop the translational pharmacology plan, PK predictions and dose projections for small molecule therapeutics.

+ As PDM representative to the discovery project team, he/she will synthesize the PDM knowledge and influence the preclinical project plans and optimization of the therapeutic in a resource responsible manner.

+ The project representative will interface with the asset development team to support the design and interpretation of ADME, drug interaction and special population PK studies, to prepare the regulatory dossier and respond to reviewer queries.

+ The candidate will also partner with other PDM scientists to advance the ADME science and strategies for prosecuting small molecule projects



+ **QUALIFICATIONS**

+ PhD level education with 7-10 years (or MS/BS with 15 or more years) in relevant chemistry, biology, or biomedical fields;

+ Knowledge in pharmacokinetics and drug disposition and skill in one or multiple DMPK functional discipline (e.g. enzymology, transporter, bioanalytical, biotransformation, biomarker) required;

+ Industry experience in managing and execution of DM/PK program and a strong record of scientific achievement via presentations and/or publication in peer reviewed journals;

+ Thorough understanding of regulatory guidelines (US, EU and/or ICH) and requirement for IND/CTA and NDA submissions required; knowledge and experience in regulatory interaction (meetings and responses) with other agencies desired;

+ Excellent communication skills, both verbally and written, by way of discussion, presentation, and scientific writing to summarize asset knowledge and presenting company position;

+ Experience integrating DM/PK discipline knowledge to help guide ADME strategy decisions;

+ Experience in project liaison and achieving results in a matrix environment.

+ Proven track record of influence projects, particularly in areas of emerging ADME and translational sciences;

+ Experience in drug discovery and/or development preferred.



EEO & Employment Eligibility

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**Other Job Details:**



+ **Last Date to Apply for Job:** September 15, 2018

+ Eligible for Relocation Package; yes

+ Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus: yes



Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.

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