Sr Dir, Model-Based Drug Development - ADC in Bernards, NJ at DSI

Date Posted: 2/5/2018

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Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of Daiichi Sankyo, Co., Ltd. The Company currently markets therapies in hypertension, dyslipidemia, diabetes, acute coronary syndrome, thrombotic disorders, stroke risk reduction, opioid-induced constipation, IV iron therapy and metastatic melanoma.

Job Summary

This position will lead a small team of model-based drug development/Clinical Pharmacology scientists in support of our ADC portfolio in Cancer Enterprise (CE) drug development and commercialization activities. This position will be accountable for the model-based drug development (MBDD) plans and deliverables across the ADC. The individual may also act as an individual contributor on advanced programs.


1. Strategic leadership and functional management of MBDD drug development scientists supporting ADC portfolio objectives
2. Responsible for quality of MBDD plans and for quality and timeliness of team deliverables
3. Responsible for creating and maintaining internal and external networks to support MBDD Objectives
4. May act as an individual contributor on programs within the ADC portfolio.
5. Coach, develop and manage team of scientific professionals


  • PhD, PharmD, or MD
  • 10+ years industry experience
  • Proficiency in quantitative analyses (including population PK, PK/PD, exposure-response, and drug-disease modeling) and clinical trial simulations
  • Prior experience in applying model-based drug development principles to clinical development programs in multiple therapeutic areas
  • In depth knowledge of pharmacometrics tools and techniques
  • In depth knowledge of clinical pharmacology
  • Experience in Oncology desirable
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, interpersonal, problem-solving, and planning skills, and proven collaboration skills and leadership ability.
Daiichi Sankyo, Inc., is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.