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Associate Director, Clinical Pharmacology and DMPK

Employer
Alumis Inc.
Location
South San Francisco, California
Start date
May 3, 2024

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Discipline
Clinical, Clinical Research, Science/R&D, Pharmacokinetics
Required Education
Doctorate/PHD/MD
Position Type
Full time
Hotbed
Biotech Bay

Job Details

Alumis Inc. is a precision medicines company with the mission to transform the lives of patients with autoimmune diseases. Even with treatment innovations of the last two decades, many patients with immunologic conditions continue to suffer – our goal is to fundamentally change the outcomes for these patients. 


This position is a key member of the development team, executing clinical drug development activities by evaluating the clinical pharmacology of antibody therapeutics in an excellent organization that focuses primarily, but not exclusively, on immune-inflammatory diseases. This position reports to the head of clinical pharmacology and DMPK and liaises with clinical development, clinical operations, non-clinical pharmacology and toxicology, and drug discovery to execute activities for advancing the development pipeline.


Essential Functions


  • Participate in the design of clinical pharmacology strategies and studies to support clinical development programs
  • Contribute clinical pharmacology sections of clinical study protocols and reports and regulatory documents including Investigator Brochures, and NDA/IB/IMPDs
  • Conduct hands-on non-clinical and clinical data analysis, including non-compartmental, PK/PD and modeling analyses where applicable
  • Oversees the development and validation of quantitative in vivo assays to enable PK/PD characterization of therapeutic antibodies
  • Work with nonclinical Pharmacology and Toxicology to design, analyze and interpret PK./PD relationship and toxicokinetic data
  • Collaborate with the clinical operations, clinical development, biostatistics/data sciences, and cross-functional project teams
  • Work closely with bioanalysis CROs to ensure that all studies are performed in high quality and timely manner to meet program milestones and goals
  • Work with Clinical Operations to ensure clinical PK/PD/Biomarker samples are well managed
  • Review clinical study protocols to ensure PK, PD and Biomarker sampling time points are consistent with study design
  • Manage CRO activities and ensure Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and Good Clinical Practice (GCP) compliance
  • Identify, scope out and select new clinical pharmacology/bioanalysis vendors as needed
  • Work with internal legal and finance to execute service contracts with CRO labs
  • Possesses excellent communication skills to work efficiently with all stakeholders


Qualifications Requirments


  • PhD, PharmD or equivalent in Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology, Bioanalytical or related field with at least 5+ years of experience in Clinical Pharmacology, DMPK or related disciplines required.
  • Knowledge and Competencies:
  • Knowledge of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics (PK/PD) and DMPK principles
  • Familiarity with regulatory guidelines such as ICH, GLP and GCPs
  • Working knowledge of clinical pharmacology related software tools such as WinNonlin, NONMEM, SympCyp and/or R
  • Knowledge of small molecule bioanalytical assays used to support PK studies
  • Experience and knowledge in translational methodologies to advance molecules from preclinical to first-in-human studies
  • Knowledge of quantitative pharmacology, modeling and simulation or advanced data analysis
  • Excellent team skills and proven ability to work within multi-disciplinary teams to influence the overall direction of projects
  • Strong ability to prioritize daily work based on changing business requirements
  • Excellent ability to multi-task in a high-energy, dynamic environment
  • Self-motivated, independent, and results-oriented
  • Ability to work productively in a matrix environment, as a team contributor taking ownership of multiple projects


Physical Demands


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus in order to read.


Work Environment


  • The work environment characteristics are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job, typically in an open office environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • May be required to travel by plane or car
  • This position requires working with biological and/or chemical hazards


Alumis Values

 

  • Elevate
  • Challenge
  • Nurture


This position is located in South San Francisco, CA.  At this time we are not considering remote applicants.

 

The salary range for this position is $198,000 USD to $215,000 USD annually. This salary range is an estimate, and the actual salary may vary based on the Company’s compensation practices. 

 

Alumis Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  

Company

Alumis Inc. is a precision medicines company with the mission to transform the lives of patients with autoimmune diseases. Our experienced leadership team brings a proven track record in precision drug development of groundbreaking therapies.

Even with treatment innovations of the last two decades, many patients with immunologic conditions continue to suffer.

With a unique precision analytics platform and an unwavering commitment to advancing our understanding of immunologic diseases, Alumis Inc. will rewrite the autoimmune treatment playbook by developing the right medicine for each patient.
 

Company info
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Location
611 Gateway Blvd
Suite 820
South San Francisco
California
94080
US

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