Scientist/Senior Scientist, In Vivo Drug Metabolism & Pharmacokinetics (DMPK)
ENANTA Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
February 23, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Academic / Research
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
Please complete the online application (click on "apply now" link above) and include the following attachments:
Research Summary (if applicable)
Enanta Pharmaceuticals is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) with a commitment to diversity. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, age, religious creed, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, or any other class protected by law.
Internal Number: PK415
About ENANTA Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Enanta Pharmaceuticals Inc., is a research and development-focused biotechnology company dedicated to creating small molecule drugs for viral infections and liver diseases.
Two protease inhibitors, glecaprevir and paritaprevir, discovered and developed through Enanta’s collaboration with AbbVie, have now been approved in jurisdictions around the world as part of AbbVie’s direct-acting antiviral (DAA) regimens for the treatment of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, including the U.S.-marketed regimens MAVYRET™ (glecaprevir/pibrentasvir) and VIEKIRA PAK® (paritaprevir/ritonavir/ombitasvir/dasabuvir).
Royalties from the AbbVie collaboration are helping to fund Enanta’s research and development efforts, which are currently focused on the following disease targets: non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), primary biliary cholangitis (PBC), respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and hepatitis B virus (HBV).