Toxicology Positions2023-11-21T13:54:12-07:00

Toxicology Positions

Toxicology Director – External Testing Leader

Our client is a large and global consumer products company which has a robust external safety assessment testing program. This work is driven by both global regulatory requirements and internal toxicology/risk assessment standards.

The person they seek (Doctoral degree, 10+ years of experience and a preference for DABT certification) will supervise a group of six scientists who plan, oversee and interpret data from academic and CRO collaborations. This includes GLP testing, as required by regulatory agencies, and novel test methods which meet the company’s reduced animal use commitment.

A scientist and leader who can expand and develop best practices in safety and risk assessment data acquisition and interpretation is needed. The person hired will report to the company’s Director of Safety Assessment and Product Integrity. The role is fully supported on a remote basis for an individual in the United States.

Early Career Consulting Toxicologist

The Leyden Group has been engaged by a very successful, health sciences consulting firm to identify early career toxicology and/or risk assessment scientists for the growth of their company. Basic qualifications would include a PhD in Toxicology or a related health science and from 0-3 years of experience. A person with research and/or applied experience in exposure/risk assessment, quantitative methods, public health etc., would be best qualified for this role.

The people hired for these roles will work collaboratively with other health and environmental scientists to assess toxicologic effects of chemicals/materials. The work is often associated with emergency response matters in the chemical, petroleum, shipping, maritime and other sectors. The company also provides chemical product safety assessment and litigation support for cases involving alleged exposures to potentially toxic compounds.

The positions will work from one of three offices in the southern US or Rocky Mountain states. The roles are not initially remote supported. US Citizenship or Permanent Residency is required.

Study Directors – Contract Research

Our client company is a mid-sized CRO with global laboratory facilities. Due to growing business, and succession planning, the company has asked us to identify experienced Study Directors who might consider a career change.

A relevant graduate degree in Toxicology, or an adjacent science, and not less than two years of experience is required. Previous experience in a CRO setting is strongly preferred. A more experienced person (10+ years) would be considered for a site leadership role. The positions report to the company’s SVP of Toxicology/Safety Assessment.

Principal duties include the design, management and execution of GLP, in-vivo studies, report generation, client engagement, and contributing to proposals and business development activities. A more senior person would have a management role, in addition to the above noted activities.

The facility’s legacy is as a family based, high energy, collaborative work environment with bright and committed scientists. Relocation to the facility (in a large. Midwest metropolitan area) is required.

Search assignment #1539

Associate Director, Toxicology – Pharmaceuticals

A small pharma company, which is experiencing significant pipeline success in the CNS therapeutics realm, has engaged us to find an experienced toxicologist for a remote supported role. A Ph.D. and at least five years of project toxicology experience in the pharmaceutical industry is needed. Small molecule experience, ideally with CNS therapeutics, is desired.

The position is available solely due to growth and significant workload. The person hired for this role will represent the nonclinical safety function on drug development teams, will design and oversee third party testing programs, prepare regulatory documents and engage with global regulatory authorities, as needed. The position reports to the company’s Head of Toxicology, a well respected leader in the drug safety community.

Search Assignment #1535

Senior Director – Regulatory Toxicology

A long time client company in the rare disease pharmaceuticals business has engaged us to identify a very experienced toxicologist for a Senior Director/Director of Toxicology role. At least ten years of regulatory toxicology experience, a doctoral degree and, ideally, DABT certification is needed.

This person will not be in a supervisory role, but will act as the senior most toxicologist in a Pharmacology/Toxicology department of about 20 people. This position reports to the company’s Executive Director of Pharmacology/Toxicology. Expert experience in the filing and defense of global regulatory documents needs to be a core competency. Experience in novel modalities (oligo, gene therapy etc.) is desired.

The company’s offices are located in Northern California, but the company is fully committed to hiriong the best person, regardless of their location (within the U.S.).

Search assignment #1532

Toxicology Manager – Consumer Products

The Leyden Group associates have been retained by a large and global consumer products company to identify a key person for their Product Safety and Regulatory team. Reporting to a Senior Director, the person hired for this role will manage a group of human and environmental toxicologists who are responsible for pest control and disinfectant product categories. The group is responsible for safety and risk assessment of ingredients and formulations, working to ensure compliance with global regulations and corporate product stewardship standards.

The position will be highly collaborative with internal and external stakeholders, to include trade association panel participation. Strong communication and people skills are critical. Previous experience should include regulatory toxicology and risk assessment success, ideally in a consumer brands company. Relevant experience from crop chemicals or other adjacent companies will be considered. Specific experience with pesticidal regulations (FIFRA/BPR) is sought for this role. A person with a graduate degree and more than five years of experience is needed. Previous management experience is desired.

The position will be based in the Midwest US, at the company’s global headquarters location and is not supported for remote employment.

Search assignment #1518

Senior Toxicologists – Consulting – FDA Practice

Our client company is an established and respected consulting firm with multiple U.S. offices. Among their areas of practice is an FDA expert group which provides services to medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturers.

The company seeks experienced toxicologists to work within this specialty. General requirements include a relevant graduate degree and experience in safety assessment/risk assessment of medical device materials and/or work with pharmaceutical extractables/leachables.  Experience must include knowledge of pertinent global regulations.

The company seeks at least one person with the capacity to manage projects and be ‘client facing’ in addition to producing a quality work product. The positions report to the Practice Manager/Principal and can work from one of three US offices, or remotely within the U.S.

Search assignment #1522

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