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Ph. D. researcher of DMPK in global DMPK/薬物動態研究所 薬物動態研究 博士研究員

Apply Now Email Me Job ID R0010664 Date posted 07/24/2019 Location: Fujisawa, Japan

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Job Description



Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and empower you to shine? Join us as a Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics (DMPK) scientist of Global DMPK, in our Shonan Health Innovation Park (iPark).

At Takeda, we are transforming the pharmaceutical industry through our R&D-driven market leadership and being a values-led company. To do this, we empower our people to realize their potential through life-changing work. Certified as a Global Top Employer, we offer stimulating careers, encourage innovation, and strive for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our global teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.

Here, you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission.

[Introduction and objective]

DMPK is an integral part of drug discovery and development.  It serves selection of the best possible candidates mainly in Neuroscience (NS) programs through evaluation, analysis and interpretation of DMPK data for diverse modality such as small molecules, peptide, peptidomemetic, peptide conjugates, siRNA, Anti-Sense Oligonucleotide (ASO). DMPK is seeking a knowledgeable DMPK scientist with extensive understanding of pharmacokinetics, drug metabolism and translational research including biomarkers and modeling & simulation.  With patient centric mindset, you are expected to be a change agent closely working with people in iPark. You can also contribute to drug discovery and development showing your presence in the global organization.   


  • Is a part of mainly NS projects as a sub-representative/ representative of DMPK function.
  • Performs highly value-added DMPK and PK/PD interpretation of various modalities for project contribution.
  • Executes DMPK platform research that boosts functional capability.
  • Is actively involved in external opportunities to boost reputation of Takeda.
  • Reports to one's supervisor and shares information with one's colleagues about progress and issues in a timely manner
  • Collaborates with all stakeholders to maximize productivity in the global organization. 
  • Creates open mind and proactive culture.


  • Ph.D. in pharmacokinetics, drug metabolism, biomarker, drug delivery or related field
  • Profound knowledge in one's specific research area in DMPK and/or the related field
  • Research experience in the pharmaceutical industry (preferred)
  • Proactive mindset to effectively drive collaborative researches forward with internal and external partners with good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Fundamental knowledge of drug discovery and development process.
  • Good business skills and manners such as logical thinking / strategic planning/ self-management, etc.
  • Addresses safety and health control / code of conduct / compliance
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and other common electronic systems


  • English: Good verbal and written communication skills in English to work productively in a research team
  • Japanese: Daily communication skills (preferred)

[Employment Type]

  • Fixed term (3 years)


  • iPark, Fujisawa, Kanagawa, Japan

[Employee Benefits]

  • Allowances: Commutation, Housing, Overtime Work etc.
  • Working Hours: Headquarters (Osaka/ Tokyo) 9:00-17:30, Production Sites (Osaka/Yamaguchi) 8:00-16:45, Research Site (Kanagawa) 9:00-17:45
  • Holidays: Saturdays, Sundays, National Holidays, May Day, Year-End Holidays etc. (approx. 123 days in a year)
  • Paid Leaves: Annual Paid Leave, Special Paid Leave, Refresh Leave, Maternity Leave, Childcare Leave, Family Nursing Leave, Philanthropy Leave.




賞与: 原則年2回

勤務時間:本社(大阪市中央区・東京都中央区)9:00~17:30 、工場(山口県光市・大阪市淀川区)8:00~16:45 、研究所(神奈川県藤沢市)9:00~17:45






Empowering Our People to Shine


Fujisawa, Japan

Worker Type


Worker Sub-Type

Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Time Type

Full time

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