Opportunity to work in Piramal Life Sciences Ltd. as Research Scientist

Piramal Life Sciences Limited (PLSL) is an independent research-driven drug company that was recently demerged from Piramal Healthcare Limited (Formerly known as Nicholas Piramal India Limited). PLSL was formerly the NCE R&D division of NPIL. PLSL has state-of-the-art R&D laboratories built over 200,000 square-feet of space in Mumbai, India and over 300 scientists engaged in drug discovery and development.

Post: Research Scientist

Job Description:
The candidate will be responsible for design and conduct of pharmacokinetic studies and application of various in vivo/in situ techniques to study clearance mechanisms, tissue distribution and brain permeability etc. He will be involved in pharmacokinetic/toxicokinetic data interpretation, PK/PD analysis, monitoring PK/DM studies at external CROs, compiling reports for IND submissions and supervising and training junior scientists. He will be responsible for designing and conducting in vitro cell permeability and drug metabolism assays and interpreting and reporting data. He will represent DMPK on interdisciplinary drug discovery teams and collaborate with scientists to identify lead/clinical candidates.

Desired Profile:
Cross-functional knowledge of analytical, metabolism, in vitro and in vivo methodologies for DMPK. Skills in experimental design, mathematical problem solving for biological systems, critical data analysis/interpretation and biostatistics are required. Technical skills on western blotting, RTPCR, cloning experiments etc. will be added advantage. Excellent written and oral communication skills, and interpersonal skills are a must. Basic computer skills, including word-processing, graphics and spreadsheet programs required. The candidate should have an ability to interact with multi-disciplinary drug discovery teams.
M.Pharm./M.Sc./Ph.D. with relevant experience
Educational background in biopharmaceutics, pharmaceutical sciences, chemistry, biochemistry or a related field
Have worked in DMPK lab with renowned Pharma and/or CRO

Additional Information:
Experience: 5+Years
Location: Goregaon, Mumbai
Education: M.Pharm, M.Sc, Ph.D
Industry Type: Pharma/ Biotech/Clinical Research
Functional Area: R&D
Job code : PLSL-001/DMPK
End Date:
15th Oct., 2011

Forward Your Resume at, research.recruitment@piramal.com

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