Clinical Pharmacology Lead

Hiring Manager: VP, Clinical Pharmacology
Date Opened: May 2019

Position Summary:

The Clinical Pharmacology Lead will be responsible for developing, driving, and implementing (through internal interactions and working with consultants/partners) global Clinical Pharmacology strategies for small molecules and biologics (multiple indications). This individual will be a core member of the program teams providing Clinical Pharmacology perspective and delivering modeling and analyses necessary to evaluate clinical options, enable plans, and optimize the development of programs in the clinic. This includes study design, conventional PK and PD analysis, PK/PD modeling, assessment of program needs from a Clinical Pharmacology perspective, and collaborating with internal team members and external partners in order to help execute programs. Additionally, candidate will generate creative approaches to elicit maximal and robust data for all ongoing and planned trials.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • In collaboration with the Head of Clinical Pharmacology, design, implement, drive, and monitor Clinical Pharmacology strategies to inform Boston Pharmaceuticals’ programs

  • Liaise with internal teams and external partners in order to execute program team objectives


  • PhD in pharmaceutical sciences or related field required

  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in the biopharma industry in a Clinical Pharmacology role and proven ability to represent Clinical Pharmacology on project teams and externally

  • Strong knowledge of the role of clinical pharmacology in drug development, including the application of translational pharmacology as well as model-based approaches

  • Experience overseeing the work of other scientists

  • Ability to perform in fast-paced, dynamic, constantly evolving environment

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills and attention to detail 

  • Strong time management skills; ability to prioritize multiple tasks efficiently 

  • Resourceful and able to handle multiple and changing priorities

  • Ability to think creatively and independently and be proactive 

  • Ability to understand team’s objectives and goals and contribute to reaching them. 

  • Ability to exercise discretion when managing confidential information. 

  • Strong team player: demonstrated ability and willingness to work on a team, assist team members as needed and accomplish tasks required to achieve goals.