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Safety Physician


Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

Job Function:  Clinical Development
Job ID:  65970

Help us transform patients' lives.

At UCB, we put our heart, soul and skills into making a difference for people living with significant unmet needs. Working together, we blend the best of our talents to deliver thoughtful solutions that patients value. Will you join us in this pioneering adventure?


To strengthen our Global Patient Safety Group, we are looking to fill the position of: Patient Safety Physician/Safety Scientist. We currently have vacancies in the following teams:

  • Immunology Patient Safety Unit
  • Neurology Patient Safety Unit
  • New Medicines Patient Safety Unit
  • Bone and Rare Diseases Patient Safety Unit


About the Role

You will:

  • Be required to be a key contributor and assessor of the benefit-risk profile of products, including signal detection activities and risk minimisation strategies
  • Provide support to the Safety Lead (SL) for Benefit Risk Team (BRT), Global Labelling Committee (GLC), Benefit Risk Board (BRB), and Patient Value Unit (PVU) activities
  • Contribute to the scientific analysis and review of various sources of safety data (e.g. regulatory, clinical, submission, legal, product quality)


About You

You will have:

  • MD, PhD, PharmD, DVM or other relevant advanced degree
  • Minimum of 2 years of pharmacovigilance experience which must include one or more areas from safety surveillance/signal detection and management, benefit-risk assessment or safety risk management in either the development or marketed setting
  • Excellent English scientific writing and communication skills
  • An ability to work in a matrix environment
  • Formal training in analytic skills such as biostatistics or epidemiology
  • Project management experience
  • Previous experience in a relevant scientific field


About Us

At UCB, we come together every day to work, laser-focused, on a simple question: How will this create value for people living with severe diseases? By putting patients at the heart of everything we do, our approach – from discovery to development to delivery – is continuously transformed and designed around patient needs and their journey.

With a team of approximately 7,500 employees worldwide operations in more than 40 countries, we are a global biopharmaceutical company investing more than a quarter of our revenue in cutting-edge scientific research. We are focused on addressing chronic, neurological, immunological, and bone diseases. We are looking for people with passion and empathy who develop a real understanding of patient’s needs and can deliver thoughtful solutions to decisionmakers across the heath care ecosystem.

Curious to know more? Please visit our website www.ucb.com.


UCB and its subsidiaries encourage diversity and inclusion in the workplace; we are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/age/sexual orientation/gender identity.

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