Bristol Myers Squibb Company

Sr. Research Investigator (Principal) Clinical Pharmacokinetics CAR-T

Seattle, WA, United States
Sep 13, 2020
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
At Bristol Myers Squibb, we are inspired by a single vision - transforming patients' lives through science.In oncology, hematology, immunology and cardiovascular disease - and one of the most diverse and promising pipelines in the industry - each of our passionate colleagues contribute to innovations that drive meaningful change. We bring a human touch to every treatment we pioneer. Join us and make a difference.

Responsibilities include:
  • Serve as the department lead person for clinical pharmacokinetics (PK) in studies and project teams.
  • Perform and accountable for non-compartmental PK data analysis
  • Plan, implement, interpret and report model-based PK and pharmacodynamics (PD) analysis including population PK, PK/PD modeling and simulation, meta-analysis for assigned compounds under clinical development from Phase 1 to 3 and in life cycle management.
  • Assist in selection of doses and dosing algorithms for clinical development.
  • Contribute to regulatory documents and meetings; take a lead role in writing and reviewing response to regulatory queries on clinical pharmacology/PK.
  • Provide input to clinical study designs and PK logistics.
  • Assist in the development of the statistical analysis plan.
  • Scientific oversight of CROs with respect to PK and PK/PD tasks.

  • Strong quantitative skills with hands-on experience in advanced data analyses, i.e. population PK, PK/PD, and exposure-response analyses.
  • Competent in the use of various modeling software (NONMEM, SAS, Splus, R, etc.) and standard noncompartmental data analysis software (Phoenix/WiNonlin).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and demonstrated oral presentation skills.
  • Ability to work in a cross-functional team environment and to work simultaneously on multiple projects.
  • Knowledge and experience on clinical database, PK/PD data compilation and manipulation with scripting software of SAS, R and/or Splus.
  • Familiarity with all stages of drug development from discovery through Phase 4, including experience in the preparation of clinical pharmacology sections of regulatory submissions for IND- and/or NDA-stage projects.

Other Attributes:
  • Able to anticipate problems at project level.
  • Proven track record of scientific approach to complex problem solving.
  • Demonstrate in-depth, scientific-directed, innovative thinking.
  • Work with multiple studies/programs with moderate to limited oversight
  • Sets own priorities with some guidance
  • Keeps manager and key stakeholders informed on programs to assure alignment
  • Through knowledge of the global drug development process and key deliverable by multiple in collaboration from discovery to commercialization
  • Through and in depth knowledge of PK/PD and its application and impact on drug development
  • Thorough understanding of ADME principles in drug development
  • Good document authoring and review/edit skills
  • Recognize risk and propose contingency plans.
  • Acts as a resource to peers, multi-disciplinary teams, and senior management.
  • Develops constructive relationships across organization to achieve the goals of the function and the business through leadership roles on cross-functional/divisional teams.
  • Communicates within the larger organization and external community.

Requirements & Education:

Advanced degree (Pharm.D. or Ph.D.) or equivalent degree in scientific discipline with a minimum of 8 years' experience in clinical pharmacology and/or clinical PK/PD and/or pharmacometrics

Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious diseases. Empowered to apply our individual talents and diverse perspectives in an inclusive culture, our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

Bristol Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.