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Pharmacometrician opportunities at AstraZeneca

From: Penney, Mark S <Mark.Penney>
Date: Tue, 1 Sep 2009 16:44:58 +0100

I want to pioneer.

Pharmacometricians + Senior Pharmacometricians
£competitive + benefits ? Wilmington, USA; Manchester and =
Loughborough, UK; Mölndal, Sodertalje and Lund, Sweden

At AstraZeneca, we're committed to developing innovative, effective =
medicines that make a real difference to people's lives. Over =
£7million is invested each working day to ensure a flow of new =
medicines. AZ is organised into four therapy areas; Cardiovascular & =
Gastrointestinal; Oncology & Infection; Respiratory & Inflammation; and =

Clinical Pharmacology & DMPK (CPD) is a global department within the =
Clinical Development function in R&D. It covers expertise in modelling =
and simulation (pharmacometrics), clinical pharmacology, =
pharmacokinetics, drug metabolism, bioanalysis and biomarkers. CPD is =
involved in project work from compound selection through to life cycle =
management. CPD is now expanding its model based drug development =
capability and is looking for pharmacometricians to join our global =

The pharmacometrician (PM) is responsible for ensuring model based drug =
development (MBDD) is appropriately applied in projects and will drive =
or co-drive the modelling and simulation (M&S) activities. You will =
influence both the strategy and content of our drug development plans. =
Acting as an internal source of expertise, you will be responsible for =
population PK and PK/PD modelling, exposure response and disease =
modelling, as well as other modelling & simulation analyses throughout =
the drug development process.

Ideally educated to PhD standard, you'll have a strong track record in =
the field already with good knowledge of the appropriate tools =
(eg.NONMEM, R, S-Plus, Xpose, SAS). You'll certainly know how to apply =
pharmacometric methodologies with real success in a drug discovery or =
development environment. Confident and credible, you'll now be ready and =
eager to advance your career with one of the leading companies in the =
pharmaceuticals sector.

More information
For more information on the position please contact Marie Sandström =
(Pharmacometrics Discipline Lead), AZ R&D Sö Sweden, Tel +46 8 553 =
27835 (<marie.sandström
Director, AZ R&D Mö, Sweden, Tel. +46 31 7761009 =
Director, AZ R&D Wi, USA, Tel. +1 302 886 7527 =
Director, AZ R&D Charnwood, Tel. + 44 (0)1509 645832 =

Please apply by submitting your CV through the attached link:


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