Postdoctoral Researcher in Quantitative Pharmacology - ATOM Consortium

  • Company: GSK
  • Location: San Francisco, California
  • Posted: November 30, 2017
  • Reference ID: WD140428
Why You?

Basic qualifications:
Basic Qualifications:
Ph.D. degree in a scientific field, preferably chemical, mechanical or biomedical engineering, biochemistry, physics, applied mathematics, bioinformatics, scientific computing or related field.
Knowledge of pharmaceutical drug discovery or development. Aware of, but not constrained by today's approaches.
Inquisitive, creative and bold. Disruptive and innovative thinker that can deliver results.
Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to interact effectively outside of the individual's discipline.
An ability to work and thrive in an extremely energetic, intellectual, fast-paced and matrix environment. Excellent interpersonal abilities, demonstrated inclusivity, flexibility and a history of working collaboratively in a team environment.
Comfortable with risk, willing to fail, learn from it, and move on.
High learning agility and a willingness to contribute at all levels of the ATOM group, including areas outside of the individual's expertise.

Preferred qualifications:
Preferred Qualifications:
Familiarity with the application of quantitative pharmacology or systems modeling techniques in the pharmaceutical industry (e.g. QSP or Physiologically Based Pharmacokinetic (PBPK) modeling), and an ability to imagine how these principles could be applied early in Discovery and evolve during the lifetime of a program.
Deep understanding of drug delivery, absorption, distribution and metabolism, pharmacology and toxicology, PK/PD modeling, physiological based modeling, systems biology, data analysis, image analysis as well as translational and computational sciences.
Experience at building, solving and using mathematical models to integrate available data and applying these to answer practical questions and have a positive impact on projects.
Scientific computing and programming, and the ability to use common QSP software platforms (e.g. Matlab, Simbiology, R).
Experience using physiological based modeling software packages such as GastroPlus, SimCyp.
Knowledge of the pharma industry and/or the development of human therapeutics.

Why GSK?:
At GSK, our mission is to improve the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer. Our three world-leading businesses research and deliver innovative medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products. We need a talented and motivated workforce to deliver against our strategy. To achieve this, we strive to attract the best people and to create an environment that empowers and inspires.

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