Woodcliff Lake, NJ, United States
May 27, 2020
At Eisai, satisfying unmet medical needs and increasing the benefits healthcare provides to patients, their families, and caregivers is Eisai s human health care (hhc) mission. We re a growing pharmaceutical company that is breaking through in neurology and oncology, with a strong emphasis on research and development. Our history includes the development of many innovative medicines, notably the discovery of the world's most widely-used treatment for Alzheimer s disease. As we continue to expand, we are seeking highly-motivated individuals who want to work in a fast-paced environment and make a difference. If this is your profile, we want to hear from you. Eisai is searching for a creative, resourceful, integrative thinker to lead Translational Science research through designing and executing Clinical Pharmacology activities in the development of innovative drugs in the neuroscience portfolio. This Director, Clinical Pharmacology within Neuroscience will provide direction, planning and execution of the Clinical Pharmacology programs integrating novel translational biomarkers and quantitative modeling/simulation in the clinical development programs. The candidate is expected to be an active contributor to the cross-functional teams, providing innovative and progressive thinking to projects and where appropriate provide guidance to other team members. This person will be relied upon to act independently, within a matrixed clinical development organization and must have the experience and conviction to provide sound input to various project teams with regard to clinical pharmacology, translational and quantitative activities. The candidate must be self-motivated, able to work in cross-functional global teams and have a strong work ethic and integrity. Additionally, the incumbent must possess outstanding verbal and written communication skills and be able to build relationships and influence decision-making, while managing tight-timelines.Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to:Job Responsibilities:* Driving the development and execution of the Clinical Pharmacology strategy for small and large molecules in drug development and delivering key components of the Clinical Development Plan.* Providing scientific leadership on Clinical Pharmacology strategy and translational science to cross-functional project teams. Working with clinical development and/or program teams to achieve program goals and provide deliverables in approved timeframes.* Designing and implementing Clinical Pharmacology studies that allow early go/no-go decisions, incorporate innovative clinical development strategies and support competitive drug labels. Leading the integration of modeling & simulation (PK/PD) and PGx activities in the Clinical Pharmacology programs.* Serving as a Study Director/Clinical Pharmacology lead and driving the execution of the protocol concept to final report including interpretation of clinical data.* Creating and maintaining internal and external networks to maintain cutting edge knowledge of Clinical Pharmacology approaches and to implement novel designs in the clinical trial.* Representing and leading clinical pharmacology contributions to all regulatory documents including Investigator Brochures, EOP2 meetings, Type C, NDA meetings. Leading the resolution of clinical pharmacology queries from drug regulatory agencies and taking a lead role in writing and reviewing responses to regulatory queries.* Providing recommendations for clinical doses and dosing algorithms (including drug interaction advice, food effects, special group dosing etc.) to the clinical and project teams and in regulatory documentation* Maintaining extensive scientific awareness and presence in Clinical Pharmacology, Publishing multiple manuscripts and posters, and Presenting at Scientific Conferences and other scientific forums.Job Requirements:* MD or PhD in Clinical Pharmacology, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacometrics, or other related field.* 7-10 years of experience in pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry with a broad and proven understanding of drug development.* Experience interacting with regulatory agencies including being directly involved in the review process. Must have been directly involved with successful major regulatory filings.* Expertise in providing CRO and consultant oversight.* Experience in neuroscience and translational science is not required but strongly preferred. Experience internal medicine, pediatric indications is also preferred.*Embrace and model EISAI core values.*Travel: Less than 20% Eisai is an equal opportunity employer and as such, is committed in policy and in practice to recruit, hire, train, and promote in all job qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status. Similarly, considering the need for reasonable accommodations, Eisai prohibits discrimination against persons because of disability, including disabled veterans. **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. participates in E-Verify. 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