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Quantitative System Pharmacology (QSP) Lead - United Kingdom  

UCB (company)


Posted on : 02 February 2017

Project Description

 Help us transform patients’ lives.  
  • We put our heart, soul and skills into making a difference for people living with severe disease. 
  • Working together to push the boundaries, we blend the best of our talents to unlock innovation. Will you join us in our pioneering adventure?  
  • To strengthen our Global Exploratory Development, we are looking to fill the position of: Quantitative System Pharmacology (QSP) Lead.  
  • Are you known for your logical ways that are supported by your collaborative nature? 
  • This remarkable blend of talent means you are adept at thriving on reason and teamwork for the cause of patient comfort.  


As a  'logiborative' person and Quantitative System Pharmacology (QSP) Lead you like to work in an environment where you can:  
  • Be involved in developing and validating QSP models for immunology and neurology related disease areas  
  • Make a difference in the lives of patients by applying mechanism based mathematical modelling coupled with computational science and biological knowledge to drug discovery and development  
  •  Work in collaboration with Clinical Pharmacologists on various projects, to ensure the alignment of the QSP modelling portfolio 


As a  'logiborative' person and Quantitative System Pharmacology (QSP) Lead you will contribute by:  
  • Building, solving and using mathematical models to integrate available data and applying these to answer practical questions and have a positive impact on projects  
  • Ensuring formal integration of the knowledge of disease, drug target pathways, and drug properties into mathematical models with an optimal use of data  
  • Developing multi-scale computational models of pharmacological mechanism that span the divide between cell-level biochemical models and organism-level PK/PD models.  


For this position you’ll need the following education, experience and skills:  
  • PharmD or PhD 
  •  Proficiency in performing data analysis and interpretation with software such as Matlab or Simbiology  
  • Functional scientific skills, including Biological, physiological and biochemical understanding, Mathematical/statistical skills and advanced mathematical modelling and computational sciences  

Job Segment:  Biochemistry, Neurology, Physiology, Immunology, Quantitative Analyst, Science, Healthcare, Data