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Virtual physiological human/animal body simulation models to speed drug development.

Modeling and Simulation Scientist/Computational Biologist

$100k – $120k • 0.5% – 1.0%
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Role Description
We’re looking for a lead systems’ biology expert with a deep knowledge in pharmacokinetics and associated mathematical models. He/she will eventually be in charge of a group of engineers and computational biologists to build a proprietary drug discovery platform that has the potential to disrupt the existing drug discovery process, including clinical trials.

Necessary Skills and Experience
Over 3 years of experience with mathematical modeling and simulation.
Strong skills in developing/implementing mathematical models to solve complex biological problems
In depth knowledge of numerical methods, optimization and programming (Matlab, C and Python)
Solid competences in PK/PD modeling techniques and population approaches
Proficient in mathematics, have a general knowledge of biology, biochemistry, lipid biochemistry, immunology, and/or toxicology,
Good competences in data analysis: regression, statistics, and classification algorithms. Ideal candidates will have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in engineering, pharmaceutical sciences, or other life science areas with 3+ years of experience in the pharmaceutical or CRO space, or a M.S. or equivalent degree with 7+ years of experience. They will have experience with appropriate software platforms in each of these areas (e.g. MATLAB, GastroPlus™, SimCYP, C++ programming). Finally, they will have an extensive knowledge of the drug development process and how to apply modeling and simulation to the process for maximum impact.

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