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Opportunity at GlaxoSmithKline R&D in Shanghai, China -Director/Senior Clinical Pharmacologist

From: Joseph Kim <>
Date: Tue, 22 May 2012 13:24:00 +0000

GlaxoSmithKline R&D (GSK) is committed to model-based approaches to enhance=
 the quality and efficiency of drug development. We have an exciting oppor=
tunity within our Early Development Clinical Pharmacology Unit in Shanghai,=
 GSK R&D China. We are looking for a motivated individual with an establis=
hed track record in effectively applying clinical pharmacology principles a=
nd pharmacometrics methodologies in order to aid rational and informed deci=
sion making in drug development.

Director/Senior Clinical Pharmacologist, Clinical Pharmacology Modeling & S=
imulation Group in Shanghai, China GlaxoSmithKline R&D

Qualifications and Responsibilities:

The role requires doctoral-level training (Ph.D., Pharm.D., or M.D.).

An analytical and inquisitive mind for problem solving and strong written a=
nd oral communication skills are essential. You will be working across the=
 GSK drug discovery pipeline from pre-candidate selection through post-lice=

You will represent clinical pharmacology on the project team and have the o=
verall responsibility and accountability of the clinical drug development i=
n early and late stage studies as well as in regulatory submissions such as=
 Clinical Trial Applications or NDA submission within GSK China R&D.

You will also have line management responsibilities for group of pharmacoki=

At least 10 years of pharmaceutical industry experience is required and han=
ds-on experience in population PK/PD modeling and simulation using tools su=
ch as WinNonlin, NONMEM, Trial Simulator, and other commonly used PK and PK=
/PD software. You will have the opportunity to explore, learn and utilize =
state-of-the-art methodologies. Experience in planning, designing, interpr=
eting and reporting of clinical PK and PK/PD studies, creating clinical pha=
rmacology development plans, and writing the relevant components of regulat=
ory documents is essential. Ability to work well and form effective relati=
onships with interdisciplinary teams is necessary for collaborative work in=
 our matrix environment.

Ability to effectively represent the Clinical Pharmacology group on interna=
l teams and to external groups is required. The position requires the abil=
ity to work independently and prioritize assignments with minimal supervisi=

As a member of our department that consists of enthusiastic and highly moti=
vated scientists with varied backgrounds and a wide range of knowledge and =
skills, you can expect to make a difference to drug development. At GSK, we=
 value diversity, offer a competitive compensation package, and provide a s=
upportive work environment with a variety of career development opportuniti=

GSK R&D China was established in 2007 as the newest research and developmen=
t centre of GlaxoSmithKline, a worldwide leader in pharmaceutical industry.=
  Located in Shanghai, China, the heart of fast growing emerging market, R&=
D China has enjoyed tremendous growth and built a strong R&D infrastructure=
 and pipeline focusing on neurological diseases. Our mission is to discove=
r and develop safe and effective medicines for the treatment of human disea=

We continue to recruit the best and brightest scientists to become a member=
 of a global GSK R&D team with locations around the world and many opportun=
ities for career growth and personal development.

Interested individuals are encouraged to apply via website:

Received on Tue May 22 2012 - 09:24:00 EDT

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