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RESEARCH SCIENTIST-PK/PD Study Coordinator

Zoetis

Last Updated: 5/02/21

Job Description

JOB TITLE: RESEARCH SCIENTIST-PK/PD Study Coordinator

(Fixed Term: 3.5 Years)

Location: Fort Collins, CO

A great opportunity to be part of the Zoetis Incubator of Northern Colorado (ZINC) at Colorado State University! The Zoetis Incubator is seeking an experienced pharmacokinetics-pharmacodynamics (PK/PD) study coordinator to join our research and development team. This position requires a highly motivated and detail-oriented individual that will be responsible for coordinating all aspects of in vivo PK/PD studies of protein therapeutics developed for the treatment of canine and feline diseases.

The successful candidate should have at least 3-5 years of relevant experience working as a PK/PD scientist. Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills are essential.

Please note: This position is for a fixed term of 3.5 years.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinate all aspects of in vivo PK/PD studies in multiple veterinary species for large molecule (protein) therapeutics, including writing protocols, reviewing procedures with animal technicians, arranging shipment of drug supplies and samples, and reviewing raw data for accuracy.
  • Collaborate with external organizations (CROs) to ship samples and required reagents, monitor the progress of analytical assay results, and review raw data.
  • Collaborate with bioanalytical team to forecast analytical requirements for projects and assess performance of analytical assays (immunoassays and LC/MS assays).
  • Work collaboratively with PK/PD scientists and multidisciplinary teams to prioritize studies and projects in line with the strategic direction of the team.
  • Review study results with PK/PD scientists and write study reports. May conduct PK analyses.
  • Review accuracy of raw data and study reports

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Educational background: BS or MS (Pharmacology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Animal Science, or related discipline)
  • Minimum of 2-4 years of relevant experience. Experience in the pharmaceutical industry highly desirable.
  • Highly detail-oriented self-starter who is able to prioritize work and work efficiently with minimal supervision.
  • Prior experience with in vivo studies, especially PK studies, is highly desired.
  • Excellent verbal/written communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Working knowledge of analytical methodology for large molecule and small molecule analyses, including ligand binding assays (immunoassays) and LC/MS/MS assays is highly desirable.
  • Prior experience with GLP studies highly desirable.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Work environment: The person filling this position may occasionally work in a laboratory setting. There may be exposure to animal pathogens and chemicals. There may be handling of, and/or exposure to animal tissue and zoonotic organisms.

Zoetis is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status or any other protected classification. Zoetis also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must possess or obtain authorization to work in the US for Zoetis. Zoetis retains sole and exclusive discretion to pursue sponsorship for the acquisition or maintenance of nonimmigrant status and employment eligibility, considering factors such as availability of qualified US workers. Individuals requiring sponsorship must disclose this fact.

Full time

Fixed Term/Temporary (Fixed Term)

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Zoetis is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status or any other protected classification. Disabled individuals are given an equal opportunity to use our online application system. We offer reasonable accommodations as an alternative if requested by an individual with a disability. Please contact Zoetis Colleague Services at [Register to View] to request an accommodation. Zoetis also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must possess or obtain authorization to work in the US for Zoetis. Zoetis retains sole and exclusive discretion to pursue sponsorship for the acquisition or maintenance of nonimmigrant status and employment eligibility, considering factors such as availability of qualified US workers. Individuals requiring sponsorship must disclose this fact. Please note that Zoetis seeks information related to job applications from candidates for jobs in the U.S. solely via the following: (1) our company website at www.Zoetis.com/careers site, or (2) via email to/from addresses using only the Zoetis domain of [Register to View] In addition, Zoetis does not use Google Hangout for any recruitment related activities. Any solicitation or request for information related to job applications with Zoetis via any other means and/or utilizing email addresses with any other domain should be disregarded. In addition, Zoetis will never ask candidates to make any type of personal financial investment related to gaining employment with Zoetis.



Company Details


Zoetis

Parsippany, New Jersey, United States

Zoetis discovers, develops, manufactures and commercializes medicines, vaccines and diagnostic products, which are complemented by biodevices, genetic tests and precision livestock farming. Zoetis serves veterinarians, livestock producers and people who raise and care for farm and companion animals in more than 100 countries.