A specialty pharmaceutical company, located in the Raleigh-Durham area has engaged us to find the person who will lead their non-clinical safety assessment program. The position reports to the company’s VP of R&D.

He/She will have full responsibility for the planning and oversight of both internal and contracted studies for toxicology and ADME/drug metabolism assessments and be a key contributor to project teams, advancing the company’s products through the regulatory framework. This leader will supervise one senior scientist and contribute strategically with his/her colleagues in R&D and Clinical Development.

The company seeks a graduate degreed toxicologist, with five or more years of pertinent pre-clinical experience, with a safety assessment emphasis. Some experience in the management of drug disposition and related science is desired. DABT certification is a plus, as is experience in ophthalmic drugs and/or immunology. Interpersonally, the company needs a person with strong collaborative skills and the ability to effectively interface with internal and external stakeholders with a variety of skills and experience.

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