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Associate Director, Pharmacometrics


Job Description

About This Role:

Pharmacometric analyses and insight are critical in the development of drug candidates, determination of product viability, and maximization of commercial value at Biogen. The Associate Director, Pharmacometrics has responsibility for high priority clinical development assets providing guidance on and executing advanced modeling strategies. He/she contributes to the Pharmacometrics group strategy across disease areas being a respected and visible leader on Pharmacometric issues for program teams and across the functional organization. This Role reports to the Head of Pharmacometrics. The Associate Director, Pharmacometrics collaborates closely with Clinical Pharmacology advising and mentoring on advanced pharmacology models.

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What You’ll Do:

· Providing guidance on and executing advanced modeling strategies, especially population PKPD analyses and simulation

· Leading and executing complex pharmacometric activities on high priority program teams

· Contributing and providing Pharmacometric expertise to regulatory strategy and activities within the function and companywide

· Contributing and providing Pharmacometric expertise to program development teams strategy and activities

· Mentoring Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacometric staff on population analysis methodology

· Promoting the importance and benefits of pharmacometrics analyses companywide

· Publishing in scientific journals and presenting at internal and external scientific events


Who You Are:

You are a PhD level scientist from a quantitative background with 5+ years of experience in population PKPD analysis methodology in an industrial or academic setting. You enjoy working in a multidisciplinary environment, providing strategic insight, presenting your work and mentoring colleagues on your areas of expertise.

Required Skills:

· PhD in Pharmacology, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmaceutics or other suitable related fields with 5+ years of relevant industry experience

· Deep and extensive experience with advanced population PKPD methodology

· Deep understanding of the Clinical Pharmacology principles and methodologies

· Deep understanding of the drug development process and regulatory guidance

· Ability to interpret quantitative results and extract knowledge from data and outcomes

· Attention to detail, writing and communication

· Ability to mentor and train people

· Excellent interpersonal, presentation and communicating skills

· Software skills: Experience with the use of PK/PD software packages such as NONMEM, Monolix, and R

Additional Information

The base compensation range for this role is $144,200 to $240,300. Base salary is determined by a combination of factors including, but not limited to, job related years of relevant experience, internal equity, and location of the job. Additionally, this role is eligible for participation in Biogen’s LTI grants and other incentive programs. Biogen offers a full range of benefits that include medical, dental, life, long and short-term disability insurances, vacation, end-of-year shutdown, and 401K participation and matching contributions. 

Why Biogen?

Our mission to find therapies for neurological and rare diseases is a unique focus within our industry and this shared purpose is what connects us as a team. We work together to overcome obstacles and to follow the science. We are resilient as we strive to make an impact on our patients’ lives and on changing the course of medicine. Together, we pioneer. Together, we thrive.

At Biogen, we are committed to building on our culture of inclusion and belonging that reflects the communities where we operate and the patients we serve. We know that diverse backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives make us a stronger and more innovative company, and we are focused on building teams where every employee feels empowered and inspired. Read on to learn more about our DE&I efforts.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, race, color, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, religion, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. Biogen is an E-Verify Employer in the United States.

Job ID: 753443dc-98c7-41f7-99f9-f069e55a8868
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • FSA
    • HSA
    • On-Site Gym
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • Mental Health Benefits
    • Fitness Subsidies
  • Parental Benefits

    • On-site/Nearby Childcare
    • Fertility Benefits
    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
    • Non-Birth Parent or Paternity Leave
    • Adoption Leave
  • Work Flexibility

    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Commuter Benefits Program
    • Happy Hours
    • Some Meals Provided
    • Company Outings
    • On-Site Cafeteria
    • Holiday Events
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Leave of Absence
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Paid Holidays
    • Paid Vacation
    • Sabbatical
    • Volunteer Time Off
    • Summer Fridays
  • Financial and Retirement

    • Relocation Assistance
    • Performance Bonus
    • Company Equity
    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Stock Purchase Program
    • Financial Counseling
  • Professional Development

    • Promote From Within
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Lunch and Learns
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Internship Program
    • Leadership Training Program
    • Mentor Program
    • Shadowing Opportunities
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)