Scientist/Senior Scientist, In Vivo Drug Metabolism & Pharmacokinetics (DMPK)
About the Job
The candidate will lead and conduct in vivo Pharmacology and Drug Metabolism & Pharmacokinetics (DMPK) studies in support of Enanta drug discovery programs. She/he will be an integral member of Enanta’s highly collaborative Pharmacology and DMPK/Bioanalysis Department focused on the discovery of novel therapeutics against liver and viral diseases including nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), primary biliary cholangitis (PBC), respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), and hepatitis B virus (HBV), etc.
- Lead and conduct in vivo Pharmacology and DMPK studies to support Enanta discovery efforts
- Critically analyze, interpret, and report experimental results, draw appropriate conclusions and design next steps
- Interact with multidisciplinary teams to meet project goals and timelines
- Communicate critical and significant project information to various bodies including project teams and Enanta leadership
- Write study reports to support IND submission
- Collaboration & Teamwork: Relates to employees and management in a cooperative manner that helps others to achieve their best.
- Productivity/Organizing/Planning: Meets deadlines, demonstrates effective use of time, and handles multiple assignments simultaneously.
- Communication Skills: The ability to convey both written and verbal information effectively and efficiently.
- Willingness to Acknowledge Areas for Growth: Understands need for growth and is receptive to constructive feedback.
- Detail-Oriented: Follows precise procedures and demonstrates thoroughness in performing job tasks and assignments.
Education, prior work experience, and specialized skills and knowledge:
- Ph.D. in Pharmacology or closely related field with 2-5 years of relevant academic or industry research experience
- Hands-on experience with animal care and handling including IV, SC, IP and PO dosing, blood and tissue collection, and preparation of test articles, etc
- In-depth knowledge of Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) procedures and mandated responsibilities
- Desire to learn new techniques and participate in cutting-edge projects
- Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to work effectively in a team setting/matrix-type organization
- Excellent oral and written communication capabilities