Scientist - DMPK - Acerta

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POST DATE 8/12/2016
END DATE 10/29/2016

AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP Redwood City, CA

Company
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
360015
AJE Ref #
575860800
Location
Redwood City, CA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular

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Acerta Pharma was established in 2013 with a mission to discover and develop novel targeted molecules with the potential to improve patients' lives. At the core of our vision is a foundation based on cutting edge technologies, which enable the development of specific and selective drug candidates. Acerta's innovations translate to more effective and less toxic prospective therapies. As a member of the AstraZeneca group, Acerta is well positioned to rapidly achieve its first of hopefully several drug approvals to come. br br Acerta Pharma seeks an outstanding candidate to join its DMPK/Clinical Pharmacology group in the role of Scientist (DMPK). This individual will have extensive experience in in vitro and in vivo drug metabolism, preclinical and clinical pharmacokinetics and the design and conduct of clinical drug interaction and human [14C] metabolism studies. br br Acerta's Translational Science organization is an efficient and highly collaborative team with responsibility for executing Translational Research programs for clinical and preclinical assets in oncology and other chronic disease indications. Acerta has a fast-paced, interactive, science-driven work environment that requires a willingness to take on new challenges and work independently to achieve corporate goals on an aggressive schedule. br br Essential Duties/ Responsibilities: br br * Work closely with Translational Sciences, Clinical Development, Clinical Biometrics, Clinical Operations staff and external vendors in pharmaceutical bioanalysis, in vitro and in vivo drug metabolism, preclinical and clinical pharmacokinetics and the design and conduct of clinical drug interaction and human [14C] metabolism studies. br * Apply in vitro and in vivo approaches to characterize drug ADME/PK and drug interactions to inform drug label development and go/no-go decisions br * Work with preclinical and clinical CROs and company scientists to conduct and monitor clinical and preclinical studies, maintain study records and ensure study completion along program timelines br * Contribute to program DMPK strategy, study design, protocol preparation, study execution, data review/analysis, report preparation and regulatory document preparation. br br