I worked at Pharsight full-time (More than 5 years)
A relatively small company with two main business units: A software focused group that offers some of the best PK and pop PK software in the pharmaceutical industry, and a services group that provides regulatory quality services in the areas of PK, popPK and modeling and simulation. A lot of innovative thinking. Great experience for someone fresh out of school.
Corporate structure changed when Pharsight was purchased by an investment group. A lot of the senior modeling and simulation consultants left and started their own consulting groups. The services group operates as a CRO to pharma companies so suffers from the same stresses as all of these organizations.
I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Pharsight (Raleigh, NC) in October 2009.
Very free form. Rapid fire questions from a panel. Be prepared.
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