One of the world’s most respected pharmaceutical companies has engaged The Leyden Group to assist in the search for a senior environmental toxicologist.  The person hired for this role will be considered up to an Associate Director title and will report to a Director, within the company’s Environmental and Stewardship Department.

A PhD in Toxicology or a related subject matter is required, as is at least five years of applied experience in toxicology, environmental fate/effects and/or risk assessment. Prior experience in the pharmaceutical industry is not required.

The initial focus of the job will be in the planning and oversight of toxicology and fate/effects testing, with follow up analysis associated with global regulatory requirements for drug approvals. This person will also have manufacturing site responsibilities pertaining to environmental toxicology and risk assessment and will participate on working groups with global trade associations.

In the future, the person hired for this role will participate in company and industry wide sustainability and environmental stewardship initiatives. The position could be located at one of several company sites in the Eastern U.S., the U.K., Australia or Switzerland. A fully remote working arrangement is not being offered.

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