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Pharmacovigilance Safety Physician - 1446

Date: Jan 26, 2019

Location: Parsippany, New Jersey, US, 07054

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Company Info

Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world’s largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide.  Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world’s largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we’ve built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas.  We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation.  This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives.  Join us on our journey of growth!

Job Description

Teva Pharmacovigilance (Patient Safety) unit is hiring a Physician to join the Medical Scientific Unit. In this unit we lead drug safety across the entire Teva portfolio and throughout the product lifecycle. In partnership with other Teva stakeholders, our MSU safety physicians continuously identify and define risks of our drugs and propose measures to manage or mitigate them. In this way, we maximize the benefit-risk ratio of Teva drugs and provide comprehensive safety information to patients, prescribers and regulators.

The job includes:
-Assessment of benefit-risk information
-Medical evaluation of Individual Case Safety Reports (ICSR) and Aggregate reports
-Evaluation of safety signals
-Formulation of responses to regulatory inquiries
-Preparation and contribution to regulatory documents
-Participation in FDA advisory committees
-Close work with many interfaces, both in Teva (Medical Affairs, Clinical Development, QA, etc.) and outside Teva (KOLs, Universities, etc.)
-Participation in labelling review and revision
-Supporting legal department in safety related issues
-Other duties as assigned or as business needs require


-- Is recognized as an expert within the organization, both within and beyond own function -- Anticipates internal and/or external business challenges and/or regulatory issues; recommends process, product or service improvements -- Solves unique and complex problems that have a broad impact on the business -- Contributes to the development of functional strategy -- Leads project teams to achieve milestones and objectives -- Progression to this level is typically restricted on the basis of business requirements -- Operates with no supervision in a complex environment



-MD with valid license

-Board eligible/certified or equivalent residency or subspecialty training
-Epidemiology degree and/or training- an advantage

-Relevant experience in pharmaceutical industry (PhV, clinical development) – an advantage
-1 year of clinical practice experience
-Fluent English
-Full time position in our Parsippany offices


Regulatory Affairs

Sub Function


Reports To

VP, Head of Global Patient Safety & Pharmacovigilance

Teva’s Equal Employment Opportunity Commitment

Teva Pharmaceuticals is committed to equal opportunity in employment. It is Teva's global policy that equal employment opportunity be provided without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national or ethnic origin or any other legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable laws.

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Nearest Secondary Market: Newark

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