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Scientist Position Pharmacology Job @ Shire | Austria

Scientist Position Pharmacology Job @ Shire | Austria

Scientist Position Pharmacology Job @ Shire | Austria: Newly combined with Baxalta, Shire is now the leading global biotechnology company focused on serving people affected by rare diseases and highly specialized conditions.These diseases are often misunderstood, undiagnosed and life-threatening. Our 22,000 employees come to work every day with a shared mission: to develop and deliver breakthrough therapies for the hundreds of millions of people in the world affected by rare diseases and other high-need conditions, and who lack effective therapies to live their lives to the fullest.

Scientist Position Pharmacology Job @ Shire | Austria

Posting Title:  Lead Scientist Pharmacology (m/f)-limited for 2 years Job Id 5004P0
Search Location(s) Austria, Vienna Job Category Research and Development


The candidate will be responsible for oversight and coordination of all nonclinical pharmacology studies performed at external sites for all BioScience franchises, including R&D and submission-relevant studies with the main focus of supporting hemophilia/hematology development programs.
This includes selection of the most relevant in models and assays to support nonclinical assessment, biomarker development and prediction of the molecular function of drug candidates in humans.
Moreover, the candidate will have responsibility for the appropriateness of study designs, for review of study plans and data/result review and interpretation.
It is also expected that the candidate will act as preclinical core team member and support preclinical due diligence assessments.

University degree in a relevant Biological Science (Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Pharmacology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Cell Biology) or an equivalent higher degree

Professional experience:

  • Experience with pharmacology models and assays and biomarker development for at least 3 years
  • In depth knowledge of target prioritization, therapeutic modality selection and biomarker characterization
  • Experience with routine in-vivo, biochemical, biophysical and cell based assay systems preferably in the field of hematology research
  • Extensive knowledge of GLP regulations
  • Experience with development of biologics or gene therapy approaches of advantage

Special skills:

  • Excellent data interpretation skills
  • Excellent (self) organization skills, analytical thniker, strong process orientation
  • Very good knowledge of written and spoken English
  • Flexible team player with well-developed communication skills
  • Ability to work during changing conditions and under tight timelines

Your application should include motivation letter and CV. Remuneration corresponds to the respective classification according to the collective agreement. The minimum salary for this position is €3,008.38 gross per month (full-time). Increased payment is possible. In addition we offer many social benefits (e.g. canteen, wellness-center, company kindergarten) to mention just a few of them.

We offer outstanding opportunities to committed and talented people. Sex, age, color of skin, origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation as well as a physical handicap do not matter to us. On the contrary: We promote diversity in every field. Company Insights:

At Shire, we are dedicated to expanding, building and sustaining leadership across our key therapeutic areas through our extensive portfolio of products, innovative pipeline and collaborative approach to working with diverse partners around the globe. We strive to earn and keep the trust of our patients, their families and physicians. Working together, the possibilities for our patients, healthcare partners and employees are unprecedented, with significant growth potential for our shareholders.

Scientist Position Pharmacology Job @ Shire | Austria

How to apply & View Original Notification: https://www.shire.com/careers/open-positions/job-detail?jd=5004p0

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