Are you a Translational & Systems Pharmacology leader looking for a new challenge? Metrum Research Group is seeking a Vice President of TSP to join us in our mission to improve health and defeat disease, particularly where there are unmet needs. Join a team that is driven by providing innovative solutions at the intersection of data, science, and technology to generate key insights that impact biomedical decision making. If the job description below resonates with you and you share our vision to be a diverse, world-class team transforming biomedical decision making to improve health for all, apply today!

Job Summary

The Vice President (VP) of TSP is a senior leadership role in the company who works closely with the President of Quantitative Sciences and the Chief Science Officer to lead, guide, and direct the strategy of the functional unit. The VP plays a significant role in providing management and guidance to Group Leaders within their unit. They are 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 of TSP 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, including strategic goal planning and implementation, and represents the company externally for purposes of business development and community engagement.


  • 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 (pharmacology, pharmaceutical sciences, pharmacokinetics, mathematics, statistics, biomedical engineering, systems biology, 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