[Comp-neuro] Computational Neuroscience Modeler for Neurodegeneration Quantitative Systems Pharmacology Project at Certara

Hugo-Geerts at In-Silico-Biosciences.com Hugo-Geerts at In-Silico-Biosciences.com
Sat Apr 13 13:25:28 CEST 2019


Closing Date for Applications: Midnight (UK time), May 12, 2019

Line of Management: Senior Vice President QSP

Position Type: Full Time

Salary and benefits: Dependent on qualifications, experience and location

Location: QSP offices in Sheffield or Canterbury (United Kingdom).
Alternative locations and flexible working arrangements can be considered
depending on individual circumstances.

Job Overview:

Certara is expanding its Quantitative Systems Pharmacology (QSP) services in
Neurodegeneration and has bold ambitions to revolutionise drug discovery and
development in this area of highest medical and societal need.  As a result,
we have an immediate opening for a Computational Neuroscience Modeller to
join our QSP group.  This is a unique opportunity to work in a
multi-disciplinary team in a world-class organisation and utilise your
advanced computational skills to make a difference to the lives of patients
with neurodegenerative diseases.

 

Successful applicants will contribute to the development of multi-scale QSP
models for neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's
disease.  Specifically, they will develop biophysically realistic neuronal
circuit-level computer models, linking pathways, pharmacological effect and
clinical outcomes.

 

 

Requirements:

 

Essential 

*	PhD and at least 2 years postdoctoral experience in computational
biosciences
*	Strong publication record (commensurate with level of experience)
*	Experience in computational neuroscience and neural modelling with
NEURON or equivalent software
*	Excellent programming skills
*	Good written and oral communication skills
*	Combines scientific excellence with ability to make impact in drug
discovery and development programs in a timely manner
*	Ability to work virtually with project teams across different
locations and time zones

 

Desirable

*	Experience in QSP modelling
*	Experience in modelling neurodegenerative diseases
*	Experience working in drug discovery and development

Company Overview:

Certara is a world leader in bio-simulation which combines sophisticated
research and development informatics with the power of predictive science
methodologies to span the drug development spectrum and offer pharma a
previously unavailable 'end-to-end' solution in the quest for improving
human health.  The Certara UK division develops industry-standard
mechanistic models and tools in the areas of physiologically-based
pharmacokinetics (PBPK), quantitative systems pharmacology (QSP) and
quantitative systems toxicology and safety (QSTS).

 

Certara combines sophisticated research and development informatics with the
power of predictive science methodologies to span the drug development
spectrum and offer pharma a previously unavailable 'end-to-end' solution in
the quest for improving human health.

 

 

Applications: 
Please send your CV, covering letter and the names of two references to the
Certara Careers Page: www.certara.com

 

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