Job Description:

We are seeking a scientist or engineer to join Vertex’s Boston, MA research and development site in the Biopharmaceutics Modeling group. The individual must exemplify strong interpersonal stills, work well on a team, and have demonstrated the ability to construct and critically analyze mathematical models. This individual will support both pre-clinical and clinical solid form and formulation development with physiology-based biopharmaceutics modeling.
Responsibilities
  • Build mathematical models describing the effects of form and formulation on drug absorption in people and animals
  • Influence drug discovery projects through the various stages of drug development via application of biopharmaceutics modeling method
  • Collaborate with computational, preclinical and pharmaceutical scientists.
  • Collate experimental data, translate data into model inputs, deliver presentations and write reports
  • Collaborate with peers on pre-competitive consortia concerning the practice and application of biopharmaceutics modeling
  • Evaluate and implement new modeling technologies

Qualification:

  • PhD in engineering, science or math; or a Masters degree in similar fields with 2+ years of relevant experience; or a Bachelor degree in a similar field with 5+ years of relevant experience
  • Coursework or other experience in materials science and transport processes
  • Proficiency in a computer programing language such as MATLAB, Python, Julia or R.
  • Ability to work on a multi-disciplinary team under defined timelines
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills


* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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