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Scientist, DMPK

Calithera Biosciences, Inc.

South San Francisco, CA
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Job Description

The Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics (DMPK) department at Calithera Biosciences is seeking a highly motivated individual who will be involved in the design, execution and interpretation of DMPK studies. This position will require experience with bioanalysis, ADME assays, and PK/PD analysis.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Support drug discovery and development efforts as a member of the DMPK group working closely with other teams such as chemistry, biology, and pharmacology
- Be responsible for providing DMPK expertise as a project representative on multi-disciplinary drug discovery teams to guide candidate selection.  
- Develop and drive DMPK strategies to solve ADME liabilities, designing studies and interpreting results.
- S/he will participate in preparation of research reports and other documentation to support regulatory filings.


- PhD in pharmacokinetics, drug metabolism, or related field or MS with at least 5 years of relevant industry experience.
- Good understandings of ADME principles with relevant laboratory skills (LC-MS, in-vitro assays) are required
- Experience in PK/PD modeling using Phoenix WinNonlin is preferred.  
- Good communication and organizational skills, and the ability to work in multifunctional teams are essential.

Calithera Biosciences, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer & prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, disability, marital and veteran status.