Pharmacologist Job Description

A pharmacologist is a physician who specializes in the study of drugs and drug reactions.

Typically, pharmacologists work in hospitals or laboratories and study the effects of drugs on the heart and lungs.

Pharmacologists test medication for effectiveness, side effects, and interactions.

Updated on:     
October 7, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a Pharmacologist to join our team and help us develop new medications and treatments.

Pharmacologist Duties:

  • Analyze and evaluate data from biological and chemical experiments in order to understand the effects of drugs and other chemicals on living organisms
  • Identify, evaluate, and test new compounds to understand their efficacy
  • Develop new drugs and test them in clinical trials
  • Use historical data, literature, and laboratory findings to develop new ideas
  • Create research protocols and oversee research teams

Pharmacologist Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with physicians, pharmacists, and patients at local, regional, and national levels
  • Develop and maintain relationships with pharmaceutical sales representatives and decision makers within targeted therapeutic areas
  • Generate industry opportunities through effective interaction with key opinion leaders, business owners, and other key opinion leaders
  • Provide patient counseling, education, and support for patients taking specific medications
  • Gather data, analyze it, and make recommendations to improve patient care
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external customers
  • Work closely with other departments, including research and clinical operations, to optimize patient care
  • Engage in continuous learning and professional development

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in pharmacy or related field
  • 2+ years experience in clinical practice as chemist
  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical products and dosages, controlled substance laws, and pharmacotherapeutics
  • Knowledge of drug interaction and adverse reaction prevention
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability

At Company Name, we believe that diversity and inclusion are critical to our success. We are committed to building a team that is reflective of the communities we serve and we encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, , , gender expressions, and ages.