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Associate Director, Pharmacometrics (Remote) PA

Company: Jazz Pharmaceuticals
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: February 10, 2024

Job Description:

If you are a Jazz employee please apply via the Internal Career site

Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (NASDAQ: JAZZ) is a global biopharmaceutical company whose purpose is to innovate to transform the lives of patients and their families. We are dedicated to developing life-changing medicines for people with serious diseases - often with limited or no therapeutic options. We have a diverse portfolio of marketed medicines and novel product candidates, from early- to late-stage development, in neuroscience and oncology. We actively explore new options for patients including novel compounds, small molecules and biologics, and through cannabinoid science and innovative delivery technologies. Jazz is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland and has employees around the globe, serving patients in nearly 75 countries. For more information, please visit and follow @JazzPharma on Twitter.

Brief Description:

This position is responsible for leading efficient, innovative population PK, PK/PD, exposure-response plan, analysis, interpretation, and reporting to support international drug development programs. Working through cross-functional teams, this individual will lead the overall pharmacometrics strategy for multiple Jazz portfolio products, from research to registration and beyond.

Essential Job Functions:

Job Responsibilities

Development of the pharmacometrics strategy of multiple programs
Design, perform, interpret and report population PK, PK/PD and exposure-response analyses
Provide hands-on population PK and PK/PD modeling and simulation support for development projects, e.g., dose selection and optimization
Clinical study protocol design, data analysis/interpretation, and reporting of studies by preparing CSRs and various regulatory documents (INDs, NDAs, IBs, etc.). This includes determining scope, design, planning and analysis of phase 1-4 pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamics studies, including developing appropriate population PK models, and PK/PD analysis required from a development and regulatory perspective to take a project from its existing or concept stage to commercialization.
Plan, prepare and review drug development plans and regulatory filings
Contribute to the preparation of relevant sections of regulatory submissions including IND, and NDA/BLA documents
Address queries from regulatory agencies during reviews and inspections
Identify and manage consultants and vendors supporting pharmacometrics analyses
Effective participation on cross functional teams to ensure effective integration of Model Informed Drug Development (MiDD) principles

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

PhD or PharmD in pharmaceutical sciences, biomedical engineering, clinical pharmacology, or mathematical/statistical sciences with 5+ years of experience with clinical pharmacokinetic and pharmacokinetic- pharmacodynamic data analysis
Strong understanding of clinical pharmacology and pharmacometrics principles and the drug development process
Prior working experiences in performing modeling and simulation tasks using software for PK/PD analysis (eg, NONMEM, Monolix, Phoenix WinNonlin, R, GastroPlus, SimCYP, ADAPT, PK Sim, etc.)
Experience in regulatory agency interactions is plus
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team environment
Ability to navigate and be successful in a fast-paced, highly matrixed work environment
Excellent written and oral communication skills including good presentation skills
Embody and model Jazz core values

Jazz Pharmaceuticals is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.


Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices and we strive to provide employees with total compensation packages that are market competitive. For this role, the anticipated base pay range is $156,000-$204,750. The exact base pay offered for this role will depend on various factors, including but not limited to the candidate's qualifications, skills, and experience.

At Jazz, your base pay is only one part of your total compensation package. The successful candidate may also be eligible for a discretionary annual cash bonus or incentive compensation (depending on the role), in accordance with the terms of the Company's Global Cash Bonus Plan or Incentive Compensation Plan, as well as discretionary equity grants in accordance with Jazz's Long Term Equity Incentive Plan.

The successful candidate will also be eligible to participate in various benefits offerings, including, but not limited to, medical, dental and vision insurance, 401k retirement savings plan, and flexible paid vacation. For more information on our Benefits offerings please click here:

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