Celgene Director, Clinical Pharmacokinetics in Summit, New Jersey


Celgene is a global biopharmaceutical company leading the way in medical innovation to help patients live longer, better lives. Our purpose as a company is to discover and develop therapies that will change the course of human health. We value our passion for patients, quest for innovation, spirit of independence and love of challenge. With a presence in more than 70 countries - and growing - we look for talented people to grow our business, advance our science and contribute to our unique culture.

Responsibilities include:

  1. Serve as the department delegate for clinical pharmacokinetics & clinical pharmacology in clinical study and project teams.

  2. Supervise and/or perform non-compartmental pharmacokinetic (PK) data analysis using WinNonlin and interpret PK data.

  3. Plan, implement, interpret and report PK and PK/PD investigations in Phase I, II, III and IV studies

  4. Supervise and/or perform meta-analysis of population PK and PK/PD data

  5. Manage CROs to conduct meta-analysis and report PK and PK/PD data

  6. Evaluate the relationship between exposure and pharmacodynamic (PD) properties for compounds from discovery to proof of activity, and to late stage Phase 3 development

  7. Set PK and PK/PD strategies for compounds under drug development for global regulatory submission

  8. Supervise and/or prepare the eCTD dossiers of sections 2.5, 2.7.1 and 2.7.2 for NDA submission


Skills/Knowledge Required:

  • Advanced degree (Pharm.D. or Ph.D.) in a relevant scientific discipline which includes pharmacokinetics and a minimum of 10-years’ experience analyzing preclinical and clinical pharmacology studies.

  • Expert understanding of the global drug dev. process and collaborations among multiple functions from discovery to commercialization. In-depth knowledge of the drug development process, GLP and GCP.

  • Expert knowledge and experience in PK/PD and pharmacometric applications in all phases of clinical dev. process, PK/PD data compilation and manipulation with scripting softwares of SAS, R and/or Splus.

  • Expert knowledge of drug disposition and clinical pharmacology characterization of drugs

  • Advanced scientific writing skills to explain complexity with clarity

  • Interacts effectively with managers from various disciplines; serves as expert and internal consultant on assigned area and liaises with partners on projects

  • Network with stakeholders in shaping project development

  • Successfully manages team conflict(s) to resolution and improves team collaboration

  • Organizes and provides assistance to departmental training

  • Contributes to multidisciplinary task force to support continuous improvement

  • Negotiates with other functional areas on project outcomes and deliverables to meet conflicting demands (time, cost, quality/ performance)

  • Up-to-date with new scientific development

  • Anticipates and proactively address issues/problems on projects and study teams

  • Recommends solutions to project and study teams

Celgene 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.

Celgene 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 have authorization to work for Celgene in the U.S.


Director, Clinical Pharmacokinetics

Location: Summit, NJ, US

Job ID: 17001874