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Employment Opportunities

Current Postings
Halozyme
Safety Scientist - San Diego, CA
Covance
Study Director – Safety Pharmacology - Madison, WI
Sinclair Research
Safety Pharmacologist - Columbia, MO
Sinclair Research
Safety Scientist - Columbia, MO
Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research
Senior Investigator, Safety Pharmacology East Hanover, NJ
Pfizer, Inc.
Lab Scientist (Neuropharmacology & Physiology Safety Pharmacology) – Groton, CT
Sinclair Research Center, L.L.C.
Safety Pharmacologist – Columbia, MO
Janssen Pharmaceutica
Post-Doctoral Researcher (2 years) – Beerse (Belgium)
AbbVie
Senior Group Leader, Project Safety Pharmacologist-15000002O2 –North Chicago, IL
Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Toxicologist, Discovery and Investigative Fellow I –San Diego, CA 

Posted December 30, 2015
Company Name: Halozyme
Location: San Diego, CA
Job Title: Safety Scientist

The Safety Scientist supports the Safety and Risk Management Leader and is primarily responsible for contributing to the benefit risk evaluation and to safety and risk management activities. In addition, this role will provide scientific guidance for individual case safety report (ICSR) assessment, ensure patient safety, and achieve compliance with global regulations and company SOPs.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: These may include, but are not limited to:

ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

TRAVEL: Travel may be required up to 10% of your time.

If you are interested in learning more about this position or to apply click here.


Posted December 15, 2015
Company Name: Covance
Location: Madison, WI
Job Title: Study Director – Safety Pharmacology

Covance is one of the world’s largest and most comprehensive drug development services companies with more than 10,000 employees in 60 countries. Through its nonclinical, clinical and commercialization services, Covance has helped pharmaceutical and biotech companies develop one-third of all prescription medicines in the market today.

We currently have an opening for an experienced Study Director in our Safety Pharmacology group in Madison, WI. Some of the duties/responsibilities include:

Education/Qualifications:

If interested please apply on-line to www.covancecareers.com req#57373.

Covance is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Individual with Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). Your confidentiality and privacy are important to us.


Posted October 20, 2015
Company Name: Sinclair Research
Location: Columbia, MO, USA
Job Title: Safety Pharmacologist

SUMMARY: The Safety Pharmacologist utilizes broad technical expertise in the area of safety pharmacology to initiate, propose, design and effectively execute research and studies and projects with little to no guidance. The Safety Pharmacologist has the ability to project influence and impact strategic direction. They should demonstrate leadership capabilities and responsibilities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING (Other duties may be assigned):

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBLITIES: None.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: BA, MS or PhD, with experience in preclinical cardiovascular safety assessments in rodent and non-rodent species.

ABOUT US: We are dedicated to our employees and treat our staff like family. We are located just outside of Columbia, MO. A short fifteen minute drive gets you into town and where the action is with endless shopping, restaurants, and the famous MU Tigers. We offer competitive benefits including a bonus program and educational assistance. If you love to be greeted when you walk down the halls, enjoy time with your coworkers socially, and want to get comfy in some scrubs we are the company for you!

Apply Today at Sinclair Careers


Posted October 20, 2015
Company Name: Sinclair Research
Location: Columbia, MO, USA
Job Title: Safety Pharmacology Technician

SUMMARY: Develop safety pharmacology standard operating procedures and study protocols, and perform safety pharmacology study procedures under the guidance of a safety pharmacologist.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING (Other duties may be assigned):

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBLITIES: None.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: BA, MS or PhD, with hands-on experience in preclinical cardiovascular safety assessments in rodent and non-rodent species.

ABOUT US: We are dedicated to our employees and treat our staff like family. We are located just outside of Columbia, MO. A short fifteen minute drive gets you into town and where the action is with endless shopping, restaurants, and the famous MU Tigers. We offer competitive benefits including a bonus program and educational assistance. If you love to be greeted when you walk down the halls, enjoy time with your coworkers socially, and want to get comfy in some scrubs we are the company for you!

Apply Today at Sinclair Careers


Posted September 21, 2015

Company Name: Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research
Location: East Hanover, NJ  
Job Title: Senior Investigator, Safety Pharmacology

The Senior Investigator directs the activities of the PCS, Safety Pharmacology group in accordance with GLP’s and other regulatory requirements. This individual is responsible for establishing standards of excellence for safety pharmacology evaluation in the East Hanover facility and for global harmonization of these standards within PCS; conducting safety pharmacology studies independently or in conjunction with Toxicology; serving as a consultant to line management and PTMs regarding appropriate safety pharmacology assessment of compounds.

Key Responsibilities:

Position Requirements:

Minimum

Preferred:
Apply online


Posted August 20, 2015

Company Name: Pfizer, Inc.
Location: Groton, CT 
Job Title: Lab Scientist (Neuropharmacology & Physiology Safety Pharmacology )

All over the world, Pfizer colleagues are working together to positively impact health for everyone, everywhere. Each position at Pfizer touches and contributes to the success of our business and our world. That's why, as one of the global leaders in the biopharmaceutical industry, Pfizer is committed to seeking out inspired new talent who share our core values and mission of making the world a healthier place.

Role Description

The role is for a lab scientist and will require the enabling, conduct and communication of in vivo studies to support the Neuropharmacology & Physiology assessment of projects across the portfolio.

The focus of this role will be on the conduct of behavioral neuroscience (including abuse potential, convulsion assessment, electroencephalography, and neurofunctional) and general pharmacology (principally respiratory and gastrointestinal) models.

Responsibilities:

Education/Experience:

Apply online – Job ID 1017661


Posted August 18, 2015

Company Name: Sinclair Research Center, L.L.C.
Location: Columbia, MO 
Job Title: Safety Pharmacologist

Position Summary

Utilizes broad technical expertise in the area of safety pharmacology to initiate, propose, design and effectively execute research and studies and projects with little to no guidance.  Has the ability to project influence and influence strategic direction.  Has leadership capabilities and responsibilities. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING (Other duties may be assigned):

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBLITIES: None.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:  BA, MS or PhD, with experience in preclinical cardiovascular safety assessments in rodent and non-rodent species.

ABOUT US: We are dedicated to our employees and treat our staff like family. We are located just outside of Columbia, MO. A short fifteen minute drive gets you into town and where the action is with endless shopping, restaurants, and the famous MU Tigers. We offer competitive benefits including a bonus program and educational assistance. If you love to be greeted when you walk down the halls, enjoy time with your coworkers socially, and want to get comfy in some scrubs we are the company for you! 

Apply online


Posted July 17, 2015

Company Name: Janssen Pharmaceutica
Location: Beerse (Belgium) 
Job Title: Post-Doctoral Researcher (2 years)

Position Summary

We are looking for a motivated post-doctoral researcher to join a PD&S team within the Discovery Sciences organization at Janssen Pharmaceutica, located in Beerse (Belgium). The 2-year project aims to replace, reduce and refine the use of animals (principles of the 3Rs) by the investigation of novel and innovative non-clinical technologies to de-risk drug-induced seizurogenic potential.

The applicant will be responsible for the overall management, evaluation and execution of studies aimed at developing, characterizing and validating next-generation in vitro neur(on)al models and novel endpoints which allow direct clinical translation of drug-induced seizurogenic potential. The fundamental and translational research within this project is dedicated to stem cell work.
Primary responsibilities of the applicant will include:

Qualifications:

Please send your CV and motivation letter before Oct 15th 2015 to Adsmedt1@its.jnj.com OR gteuns@its.jnj.com.


Posted July 14, 2015

Company Name: AbbVie
Location: North Chicago, IL 
Job Title: Senior Group Leader, Project Safety Pharmacologist-15000002O2

AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV) is a global, research-based biopharmaceutical company formed in 2013 following separation from Abbott Laboratories. The company's mission is to use its expertise, dedicated people and unique approach to innovation to develop and market advanced therapies that address some of the world's most complex and serious diseases. AbbVie employs approximately 28,000 people worldwide and markets medicines in more than 170 countries. 

Description
 
The Discovery organization has an exciting opportunity available for a Senior/Group Leader, Pharmacologist (depending on experience) who will serve as a Preclinical Safety Pharmacology representative to project teams. 

Responsibilities:

Position will be hired based on level of experience:

Basic:

For Senior Group Leader:

For Group Leader:

Preferred:

Apply online –Ref: 1500000202


Posted July 13, 2015

Company Name: Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Location: San Diego, CA 
Job Title: Toxicologist, Discovery and Investigative Fellow I

Description

Drug Safety Evaluation is a global function responsible for the design and conduct of preclinical safety programs for the comprehensive safety assessment of Vertex therapies at all stages of discovery and development.  Vertex Pharmaceuticals uses cutting edge science and technologies to perform robust assessments of novel therapies for the treatment of the most serious diseases with unmet medical need.   Our culture enables individual empowerment where “We Wins” “Fearless Pursuit of Excellence” and “Innovation” are more than just corporate values:  They are part of our everyday lives.

DSE members have significant roles in the drug development process beginning in the early Drug Discovery phases and continuing through the entire drug development value chain resulting in registration and marketing.  The incumbent for this position will be located in our state of the art Research site in San Diego, CA and will design and lead strategies for the early safety assessments of Vertex Discovery Compounds. 

Summary of Responsibilities: 

Minimum Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

Apply online

Vertex is a global biotechnology company that aims to discover, develop and commercialize innovative medicines so people with serious diseases can lead better lives. In addition to our clinical development programs focused on cystic fibrosis, Vertex has more than a dozen ongoing research programs aimed at other serious and life-threatening diseases.

Founded in 1989 in Cambridge, Mass., Vertex today has research and development sites and commercial offices in the United States, Europe, Canada and Australia. For four years in a row, Science magazine has named Vertex one of its Top Employers in the life sciences. For additional information and the latest updates from the company, please visit www.vrtx.com.