American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (ASCPT)

Senior Clinical Pharmacologist I, Quantitative Pharmacology

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Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Foster City, California, United States
27 days ago


The Clinical Pharmacology Department at Gilead Sciences is seeking a talented scientist who is driven to understand the clinical pharmacokinetics (PK) and pharmacodynamics (PD) of new and existing compounds using state of the art modeling and simulation strategies. In this role, you will be part of a team of scientists responsible for application of quantitative approaches to drug development.
At Gilead, it’s our employees’ dedication to science and the lives of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world that motivates our team to success, discovery, & curiosity. This is an opportunity to join a team as we are revolutionizing healthcare by bringing urgently needed medicines to patients in the unmet areas of HIV/AIDS, Immunology, Liver diseases, Hematology and Oncology, and more.
  • Developing pharmaco-statistical models including, exposure - response models, population PK models, etc., throughout all phases of drug development. Ability to develop or support PBPK modeling will be a plus.
  • Conduct of model-based simulations to design studies that yield high value PK/PD/PGx information to aid critical decisions in support of development and registration of therapeutics.
  • Implementing Quantitative Clinical Pharmacology aspects of regulatory strategy.
  • Working in partnership with department Clinical Pharmacologist, Bioanalytical Scientists as well as Operations/Project Management peers and cross-functional teams.
  • Authoring documents and reports including documents for submission to regulatory agencies.
  • Identifying program or study-specific issues. Working collaboratively to generate potential solutions and influence teams.
  • Present work at professional meetings and publish manuscripts in leading scientific journals.


  • In-depth conceptual, technical and hands on development expertise in the area of PK/PD or PBPK modeling and simulation.
  • A Doctorate degree or equivalent in pharmacokinetics, drug metabolism, pharmacology or an advanced quantitative discipline.
  • 5+ years of experience (industry and/or academia) in pharmacometric analyses (e.g., population pharmacokinetics, exposure-response and disease progression) using modeling software like NONMEM, Matlab, S-PLUS/R and, SAS or similar software.
  • Application of physiologically-based pharmacokinetic (PBPK) modeling analysis to support dose decisions in clinical trials and simulation of drug-drug interactions for quantitative risk assessment is a plus.
  • Ability to assess, prioritize and manage a diverse, time-sensitive workload.
  • Excellent written and presentation skills.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 59620554
  • Location:
    Foster City, California, United States
  • Company Name: Gilead Sciences, Inc.
  • Position Title: Senior Clinical Pharmacologist I, Quantitative Pharmacology
  • Job Function: Pharmacologist
  • Setting: Pharmaceutical Company
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Ph.D.
  • Min Experience: 5-7 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%

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