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Associate Scientist I/II - Pharmacokinetics

MedImmune, LLC

Gaithersburg, MD
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Position Type:
Full time
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Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
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Job Description

                                       Location:Gaithersburg, United States
Job reference: R-001079
Posted date: Nov. 09, 2016


   If you’re inspired by the possibilities of science to change lives and you thrive when making brave decisions – join us.  

   MedImmune is the worldwide biologics research and development arm of AstraZeneca. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference in people’s lives every day. As one of the world’s premier biotechnology companies, our mission is centered on delivering life-changing products that advance world health, and help fight and cure disease.  As an Associate Scientist I-II in Pharmacokinetics (PK) in Gaithersburg, MD, you’ll play a pivotal role in channeling our scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on changing patients’ lives.  

   We’re constantly pushing the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines to patients, with a passion for discovery and a pipeline to show for it. We’re pioneering innovative research and exploring novel pathways across key therapeutic areas including oncology, respiratory, inflammation and autoimmunity, cardiovascular and metabolic disease, and infection and vaccines. And we’re industry-leading in immunology, protein engineering and translational science. We offer a unique and strong collaborative network as part of the AstraZeneca family, as together we explore synergies between small and large molecules.  

   MedImmune has a dynamic environment that fosters collaboration and innovation. We attract top minds, and we nurture and build top talent.  

   Main Duties and Responsibilities  

   In this role, you’ll support clinical pharmacology project leaders and team representatives through all stages of a candidate drug's development cycle. You will be responsible for all aspects of PK-related support for biotherapeutics-data evaluation, interpretation, and reporting. Specifically- preparation of toxicokinetic reports, clinical PK sub-reports, pre-clinical protocols, slide preparations, abstracts and manuscript preparation, performing non-compartmental PK analysis, dataset preparation for NONMEM analysis, simple NONMEM analysis and reporting of data, and aid presentation of PK data in regulatory documents and meetings. You will be expected to function with minimal supervision.  


   Essential Requirements  

  •      BS with 3-5 years’ experience; MS with 2-3 years’ experience; or PharmD with 1-2 years’ experience    
  •      Expert in standard non-compartmental data analysis using WinNonlin/Phoenix    
  •      Good communication skills and ability to work collaboratively and productively in a cross-functional team environment    
  •      Knowledge of GLP regulation    
  •      Excellent written skills    

   Desirable Requirements  

  •      Prior experience in pharmaceutical industry    
  •      Experience with NONMEM    

   Next Steps – Apply today!  


   To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please complete the full application on our website at your earliest convenience – it is the only way that our Recruiter and Hiring Manager can know that you feel well qualified for this opportunity.  If you know someone who would be a great fit, please share this posting with them.  

   AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer. AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law.