Come join our culture of Belonging, Learning, Teaching, and Wellness. We know the key to our company’s success is the happiness and well-being of our team.

We are always looking for team members who share our vision of using information in a quantitative way to develop therapies that defeat disease. We are obsessed with learning and we have a passion to participate in the growth of our scientific disciplines. We believe that as we learn and grow, we are responsible to share openly with the community.

We will consider a remote based position in the United States.

The VP of PKPD, Quantitative Services is a senior leadership role in the company that works closely with the President of Quantitative Sciences to lead, guide, and direct the strategy of the functional unit. The VP of PKPD plays a significant role in providing management and guidance to Group Leaders within their unit. The VP is responsible for resourcing all projects within the unit and for working with other Vice Presidents in Quantitative Sciences to resource cross-disciplinary projects, ensuring that all unit scientists are fully utilized on external or internal projects. The VP oversees the professional and scientific development of Group Leaders and provides support to other scientific staff in modeling and simulation analyses. As a senior leader in the company, the VP participates actively in all company scientific endeavors and represents the company externally for purposes of business development and community engagement.

Responsibilities

  • Supports Group Leaders’ scientific development.
  • Support and engage in the broader company vision of decision support.
  • Participates in business development efforts.
  • Provide strategic drug development consultation and technical guidance for clients.
  • Project scoping and proposal preparation
  • Responsible for resourcing on all projects within their unit.
  • Works with other Business Unit Leads to resource cross-disciplinary projects.
  • Prepare reports and presentations for internal and external dissemination.
  • Participate in MetrumRG training courses as a teacher or aid.
  • Present and publish scientific findings.
  • Provide supervision and mentoring to scientific staff.
  • Serve a leadership role in advancing the goals of the company.
  • Responsibilities are not meant to be all-inclusive, other duties may be assigned

Requirements, Skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to apply modeling and simulation tools such as NONMEM, Julia, and Stan to quantitative decision-making.
  • Ability to sit on drug development teams as a pharmacometrician or statistician
  • Perform programming and use statistical tools such as R.
  • Perform Bayesian data analysis.
  • Ability to work with others to complete team-level tasks.
  • Experience managing a highly capable team

Education and Experience

Ph.D. degree in a scientific discipline (pharmaceutical sciences, pharmacokinetics, mathematics, statistics, biomedical engineering, or a related field) or Master's degree with relevant experience, or equivalent.

Experience: 10+ years of direct postgraduate experience. Demonstrated technical abilities and desire to advance the science and assume a leadership position within the company and scientific community.

Physical Demands

The job frequently requires working at a computer terminal, standing or sitting, and the ability to operate the computer with proficiency.

Work Environment

The work environment is quiet with no adverse conditions.

Metrum Research Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer