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(Senior) Scientist Nonclinical Development - Zurich, Vifor Pharma

We are currently looking for a Scientist Nonclinical Development to join our dynamic team at our operational headquarter in Glattbrugg, Zurich. In this role you will generate and assess nonclinical data for the development of drug candidates, contribute to the development and registration of in-licensed products/projects, and support other functions as needed. You will report directly to the Head of Toxicology.

Your responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

•Act as the nonclinical project representative in various cross-functional teams
•Provide nonclinical support to Regulatory Affairs for in-licensed products/projects
•Assess nonclinical sections of registration dossiers for Orphan and Nephrology products including identification and filling of gaps
•Provide toxicological risk assessments and support to toxicological questions from other departments, e.g. Regulatory Affairs, Manufacturing
•Analyse, summarise and present data
•Monitor potential scientific or regulatory evolutions with impact for nonclinical assessment of Vifor Pharma products
•Contribute to the preparation of regulatory documents (e.g. MAA/NDA, IB, CTA, IND, briefing packages, etc.)
•Prepare nonclinical responses and expert statements for regulatory authorities

We would like to welcome the following experience and skills for the role:

•University education (ideally higher degree such as PhD or equivalent) in medicine or lifesciences
•Experience in conducting/monitoring nonclinical studies (toxicology and, ideally, DMPK studies)
•Experience in drug development and registration procedures
•Approximately 3 years of hands-on experience in nonclinical drug development (toxicology and, ideally, DMPK) in the pharmaceutical industry (or equivalent)
•Experience in nephrology and/or immunology, or in the nonclinical development of orphan drugs would be an additional asset
•Fluency in English and, ideally, in German

You describe yourself as someone who is proactive, has the ability to work on several projects simultaneously and who can prioritise, and as someone who resolves issues. You are flexible and can adapt to change easily, contributing with positive energy. You show willingness to learn and communicate clearly and accurately. Additionally you enjoy teamwork and lead by example in working together.

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