The Leyden Group has been engaged by a small pharmaceutical company which is experiencing good success on previously undruggable targets. The company is seeking their first Director of Toxicology. The position reports to the company’s Head of Preclinical Sciences and Clinical Pharmacology.

A very strong scientist with three or more years of development and/or investigative toxicology experience is being sought. Experience with cellular and immunologic toxicology is preferred over other specializations.

The person hired for this role will take responsibility for toxicology program planning and execution, to include management of external study plans and deep participation on collaborative drug development teams. An ability to interact well with other preclinical scientists will be an important part of his/her success.

The company has research operations in Boston, New Jersey and Europe, therefore someone located in, or willing to consider relocation to, the Eastern Time zone is preferred.

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