In Vivo DMPK Lab Head (Germany)

In Vivo DMPK Lab Head (Germany)

My client, a growing mid-size pharmaceutical services company is currently growing their activities therefore looking for a In Vivo DMPK Lab Head to join one of their office near Munich area (with home-based flexibility offered)


  • The incumbent will act as study director for in vivo DMPK studies and provide DMPK expertise to client pre-clinical development plans and supervise the in-house laboratory animal studies
  • Together with management you will develop the organization into a high quality and leading European pre-clinical DMPK service site.
  • Leading a non-clinical in vivo DMPK lab staffed with scientists
  • In the role of Study Director / Principal Investigator take responsibility for the design, planning, execution and reporting of non-radioactive and radioactive preclinical ADME and PK studies for small and large molecule, if necessary according to GLP standards
  • Conduct interim DMPK analyses, interpret the data and attend client meetings to discuss study progression
  • Assume responsibility as deputy principal investigator according to animal welfare laws for all animal studies
  • Responsible for compliance with German law, GLP, GCP, guidelines and other applicable regulation (e.g., radio protection) pertaining to the R&D process, study conduct, and registration of drugs
  • Responsible (and accountable as per delegation) for and enforce adherence to safety measures in laboratories

Your profile :

  • University degree in the field of veterinary medicine, biology, pharmacy or equivalent natural sciences
  • In-depth knowledge of ADME principles and working knowledge of mouse and rat anatomy
  • At least 2 years professional experience in DMPK within a pharmaceutical environment
  • Experience in handling radioactive compounds
  • Experience with Phoenix WinNonlin
  • Experience in conduct of GLP compliant studies
  • Experience in authoring study reports and submission relevant dossiers
  • Qualification as principal investigator according to German animal welfare laws
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken), advanced knowledge in German
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