Pharmacist, Chemist as Associate Director - in-vivo Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics (f/m/d)

The NUVISAN Group is an internationally successful Contract Research Organisation (CRO) which performs drug trials for international pharmaceutical companies, biotech and generic manufacturers.

A complete range of clinical drug development services can be offered as a package including bioanalytics, bio pharmaceuticals, pharmaceutical analysis, stability testing and clinical trial manufacturing and packaging.

Founded in Germany in 1979, NUVISAN’s 420 highly qualified staff provide analytics and clinical studies sponsored by the pharmaceutical industry.

We are expanding our team in Grafing and are looking for an


Associate Director level

We are looking for a highly motivated PhD scientist as in-vivo DMPK EXPERT, associate director level, to join our Nuvisan DMPK team in Grafing near Munich. You will act as DMPK Expert/Study Director for our in-vivo DMPK studies and provide DMPK expertise to our client drug development plans. Together with management you will develop the Grafing site into a leading European non-clinical DMPK service organization. If you are someone with excellent experiences in in-vivo DMPK, conducting this role might be a great opportunity for you.


  • Leading a non-clinical in-vivo DMPK team consisting of lab-heads and bench scientists
  • Organizing, coordinating, and controlling work within your team in order to ensure optimal employment of resources
  • In the role of Study Director / Principal Investigator take responsibility for planning, performance, evaluation, and reporting of in-vivo studies during drug discovery and development in suitable quality and in accordance with predefined capacity and time frame.
  • Studies involve PK studies, mass balance and metabolism studies, QWBA and some other specialty studies, if necessary according to GLP standards
  • Compliance with German law, GLP, GCP, guidelines and other applicable regulation (e.g., radio protection) pertaining to the R&D process, study conduct, and registration of drugs
  • Responsible (and accountable as per delegation) for and enforce adherence to safety measures in laboratories


If you are looking for a challenge and opportunity to bring in your expertise and passion for DMPK into our high quality DMPK services and to impact our client drug development plans, this position might be of your interest
  • PhD in pharmaceutical sciences, analytical chemistry, veterinary medicine or pharmacist with 5 to 10 years of experiences in small molecule drug development in pharma industry or CRO
  • Strong knowledge and hands on experience with in-vivo non-clinical drug development
  • Experience with Phoenix WinNonLin
  • Experience with in-vitro drug metabolism is an asset
  • Experience in Laboratory Animal Science at FELASA C level is advantageous
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Cooperative, self-motivated, with a can- do attitude
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines while maintaining high standards
  • Assume responsibility as deputy principal investigator according to German animal
    welfare laws for all animal studies
  • A good understanding of working with radioactivity in support of mass balance and
    metabolite identification studies
  • Experiences to work in a GLP accredited environment and adherences to corporate
    and health authority quality standards and guidelines
  • Your excellent command of written and spoken English and German will enable you
    to act in an international working environment


Are you ready for the challenging and exciting work within an international team in a well-established but also fast growing CRO? Are you seeking for an employer who is able to provide you with exciting development opportunities within the company? We offer a competitive salary and benefit package. We look forward to receiving your application (CV, earliest possible starting date and salary expectations) to: Hannelore Grafe – E-Mail

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About Nuvisan GmbH

Die NUVISAN-Gruppe ist eine international erfolgreich tätige Contract Research Organisation (CRO), die für internationale Arzneimittelun­ternehmen, Generikaherstel­ler und Biotech-Unternehmen Arzneimittelstudien durch­führt. Zusammen mit Non-Clinical Services, der Bioanalytik, den Bio-Pharmazeutika, der Pharmazeutischen Analytik, der Stabilitätsprüfung sowie der Prüfmusterherstellung...
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