Boston-Cambridge Careers Healthcare & Life Sciences Physicians Rare Diseases

Sr. Scientist-PK/PD

Boston, MA

Position Summary

We are seeking a highly motivated, collaborative, and innovative Senior Scientist, specializing in pharmacokinetics and pharmacology to join our protein therapeutics/biologics discovery efforts. The candidate will work with a world-class, multidisciplinary team of drug discovery scientists to lead the in vitro and in vivo ADME, PK, PD and toxicokinetic efforts to support biologics drug discovery and development. Specifically, the candidate will design, manage, and execute in vitro and in vivo programs both in-house and at contract research organizations. The candidate will also be responsible for analyzing, interpreting, and modeling DMPK and PK/PD data. The candidate will contribute to scientific publications and regulatory submissions as required.

Job Responsibilities

  • Design, conduct, and manage in vitro, and in vivo experiments to evaluate the ADME and PK profiles as well as toxicokinetics and immunogenicity of developmental biologics candidates both in-house and at contract research organizations
  • Develop and execute assays for measuring drug concentration, target engagement, and pharmacodynamic effects in vitro and in vivo
  • Champion innovation and new initiatives in discovery programs by proactively reviewing literature and other advancements in disease area biology
  • Interpret and present research data and findings in internal and external scientific meetings and conferences
  • Contribute effectively to patents, reports, and publications of scientific findingsE


  • Ph.D. in pharmaceutics, pharmacology, or a relevant scientific discipline and a minimum of 5-8 years’ experience in pharmacokinetics and pharmacology
  • Demonstrated knowledge of ADME, PK/PD, and bioanalytical development of protein therapeutics/biologics
  • Deep understanding of translational biology
  • Experience in bioanalytical techniques including assays for immunogenicity, in vitro and invivo toxicology, and histopathology preferred
  • Experience in assay development for target engagement and biomarker discovery preferred
  • Hands-on experience with LC-MS to analyze biological drug candidates preferred
  • Experience in contributing DMPK and pharmacology parts of regulatory submissionpreferred
  • Ability to collaborate with interdisciplinary team with excellent written and oralcommunication skills
  • Ability to multi-task to meet research and development goals
  • Drive to solve problems and ability to work independentlyCompensation is competitive and commensurate with experience. Competitive health, dental and vision coverage provided, as well as 401K and other benefits.To learn more or submit your resume, contact us at