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Science Operations Specialist

Lancaster, CA, Remote Work

We are seeking a meticulous and adaptable Science Operations Specialist to assist with the preparation of data and editing/QC of reports for our Simulation Sciences team. In this role, tasks include but are not limited to, organization and plotting of analytical data, report and publication review, figure generation, and digitization.

To ensure success, the Science Operations Specialist should have experience organizing and plotting data for preclinical or clinical studies and reviewing and/or generating technical reports for the same. The outstanding candidate will be a deadline-driven scientist at heart with excellent technical writing skills, excited to learn more about modeling & simulation or project management and work with a highly collaborative team.

Responsibilities:

  • Complete tasks assigned to support consulting studies in meeting deadlines.
  • Aid in data review including extracting, compiling, digitizing, organizing, and plotting of analytical information from laboratory groups, clients, and literature to include in model development.
  • ​Assist in literature searches supporting PBPK model development and internal research and development.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of standard report/presentation/table formats and templates as required.
  • Responsible for and drives report production under guidance from modelers and management.
  • Review scientist presentations for accuracy, grammar, and style prior to client meetings.
  • Review and revise reports according to company standard templates and guidelines, and provide quality control of critical calculations, inputs, tables, and figures.
  • Generate figures & plots from company software according to scientific management standards.
  • Maintain references and generate bibliography for reports and publications.
  • Review client comments and make decisions in conjunction with scientists to ensure that all necessary report/raw data clarifications are completed.
  • Support the grant writing/submission process.
  • Develop a deeper understanding of mechanistic, physiologically based pharmacokinetic (PBPK) modeling and simulation approaches to integrate knowledge of pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, efficacy, safety, patient demographics, and pathophysiological factors.
  • Provide support for special projects assigned to the operations team.

 

Education:

Bachelor’s degree in science-related field preferred.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of two (2) years experience as Scientist, Technical Writer, or related.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven atmosphere.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

 

  • Prior experience working in a professional environment that demands high utilization of computer and communication skills.
  • Advanced software skills, with emphasis on MS Office (Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint) and Adobe Acrobat
  • Collaborative team player
  • Experience includes supporting data organization and/or report review/QC for projects spanning all phases of drug development through regulatory submission. Specific proficiency with report writing of laboratory or consulting projects supporting PK/PD, PBPK, or toxicokinetic studies preferred.
  • Demonstrates and communicates a positive attitude while interacting with colleagues at all levels.
  • Must be able to multitask and have strong organizational skills.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Some travel required (<10%).

 

Job Location:

  • Lancaster, CA, or remote (home-based) with management approval.

 

Compensation:

  • Competitive base salary, merit-based bonus, and stock option grants.

 

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