Scientist/Senior Scientist, In Vivo Drug Metabolism & Pharmacokinetics (DMPK)
Enanta Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
September 7, 2018
Type & Experience Level:
Full Time - One to seven years
The candidate will lead and conduct in vivo Pharmacology and Drug Metabolism & Pharmacokinetics (DMPK) studies in support of Enanta drug discovery programs. She/he will be an integral member of Enanta’s highly collaborative Pharmacology and DMPK/Bioanalysis Department focused on the discovery of novel therapeutics against liver and viral diseases including nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), primary biliary cholangitis (PBC), respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), and hepatitis B virus (HBV), etc.
Lead and conduct in vivo Pharmacology and DMPK studies to support Enanta discovery efforts
Critically analyze, interpret, and report experimental results, draw appropriate conclusions and design next steps
Interact with multidisciplinary teams to meet project goals and timelines
Communicate critical and significant project information to various bodies including project teams and Enanta leadership
Write study reports to support IND submission
Collaboration & Teamwork: Relates to employees and management in a cooperative manner that helps others to achieve their best.
Productivity/Organizing/Planning: Meets deadlines, demonstrates effective use of time, and handles multiple assignments simultaneously.
Communication Skills: The ability to convey both written and verbal information effectively and efficiently.
Willingness to Acknowledge Areas for Growth: Understands need for growth and is receptive to constructive feedback.
Detail-Oriented: Follows precise procedures and demonstrates thoroughness in performing job tasks and assignments.
Education, prior work experience, and specialized skills and knowledge:
Ph.D. in Pharmacology or closely related field with 2-5 years of relevant academic or industry research experience
Hands-on experience with animal care and handling including IV, SC, IP and PO dosing, blood and tissue collection, and preparation of test articles, etc
In-depth knowledge of Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) procedures and mandated responsibilities
Desire to learn new techniques and participate in cutting-edge projects
Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to work effectively in a team setting/matrix-type organization
Excellent oral and written communication capabilities
How to Apply
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About Enanta Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
ABOUT ENANTA:Enanta Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a publicly-traded (ENTA) research and development biotech focused on creating small molecule drugs for viral infections and liver diseases. We have already discovered novel protease inhibitors contained in some of the leading hepatitis C regimens now on the market and are currently focused on three disease targets: non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)/ primary biliary cholangitis (PBC), respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and hepatitis B virus (HBV).Enanta is located in Watertown, MA, within the thriving innovation and cultural hub of Boston, just minutes from Harvard, MIT, and downtown Boston. Enanta has ample free parking and is also accessible via public transportation. Shopping and a variety of restaurants are within walking distance.