Toxicology Positions2016-12-07T11:23:04-06:00

Toxicology Positions

Principal Toxicology Consultant

Our client is a well regarded consulting firm with a global reach. The company provides expert services to industry sector clients in toxicology, risk assessment and regulatory affairs/registration strategy.

As a result of their growth, the company seeks a senior toxicologist (with consulting industry experience) to join the firm. An advanced degree and several years of success in applied regulatory toxicology and/or risk assessment is required. The practice areas which would benefit from such a person include safety assessment for chemicals, agro-chemicals and food/supplements (GRAS based work).

The person hired for this role will take an active role in project management, EPA/FDA and related regulatory advocacy and problem solving. Client retention and business development are an important aspect of the growth opportunity in this position. The person will report to the company’s Senior VP. Location options exist to include two East Coast offices and a California based location. The possibility of a remote work arrangement is viable for a well qualified person.

Search assignment #1299

Lead Environmental Toxicologist – Specialty Chemicals

Our client company is a global leader in the development of specialty chemistry for the consumer product and pharmaceutical industries. Due to emerging environmental and safety assessment regulations, the company has engaged us to find the person who will lead their efforts in aquatic toxicology, environmental fate, environmental risk assessment and related science.

A Ph.D. level scientist with three of more years of applied, regulatory toxicology in the aquatic, environmental and risk assessment realm is sought. Specific experience with an industry affected by USEPA registration requirements is strongly desired.

The person hired for this newly created role will manage and recommend testing programs for toxicology and environmental fate, conduct environmental risk assessments and be active (both internally and externally) on matters pertaining to new product development and existing product defense, ensuring the company’s commitment to safe and sustainable products.

The position will report to the company’s Director of Toxicology and Product Safety and work from company offices in the New Jersey or the Atlanta metro area.

Search assignment #1301

Toxicology/Risk Assessment Experts – Consulting Company

Our client is a mid-sized, and growing, consulting firm which offers expert services in toxicology, risk assessment, environmental fate, litigation support and related matters. The company has several offices throughout the U.S.

Due to their growth, and new client relationships, the company seeks two experienced scientists with applied toxicology, risk assessment and related experience, ideally with DABT certification. The more senior of the two positions requires ten or more years of relevant experience, preferably in the consulting/services industry. Qualifications for the other position are similar, but less that ten years of experience is being sought.

Duties include providing toxicology and risk assessment expertise in the evaluation and application of human health data, report writing, client strategy interaction (to include litigation support) and evaluation of regulatory matters which may affect clients. Both positions are accountable to the company’s Practice Leader for Toxicology & Risk Assessment.

These people can work from one of a number of offices, primarily in coastal cities throughout the U.S.

Search assignment #1267

Senior Toxicologist – Medical Devices

Our services have been engaged by one of the world’s largest and most diverse medical device companies to find a Senior Toxicologist. Requirements include an M.S. (or higher) degree and three of more years of experience in medical device material safety assessment experience.

The person hired for this role will be part of an emerging Center for Excellence in the assessment of toxicity and biocompatibility of Class III medical devices and materials. He/She will manage research which ensures that the company meets global regulatory standards for biological safety assessment (ISO 10993 and others). This person will also work collaboratively with others in new product development associated with the company’s risk management process.

The position reports to the Leader for the Biological Safety Center of Excellence and will work from a research facility located in Florida.

Search assignment #1309

Regulatory Toxicologist – AgroChemicals

Our client (based in the Boston metro area) is a small and emerging company which is developing specialty chemicals for agricultural uses. The leadership team and Science Advisory Board is composed of several people with a long track record in the industry.

As part of their growth, the company seeks its first toxicologist, the person who will manage safety assessment of R&D compounds in the company’s discovery and development pipeline. The person will report to the company’s VP of Operations.

They seek a PhD toxicologist with three or more years of relevant experience. While agrochemical experience is desired, scientists with other experiences will be considered. Specific experience in safety assessment study design and CRO monitoring is important.

Knowledge in the use of in-silico and computational tools for predictive safety screening is desired. Experience with regulatory requirements for human and environmental toxicology  is preferred.

The person hired for this role will manage toxicology testing and assessment programs and collaborate with his/her colleagues in the product development and regulatory approval process. The person will also develop the use of various QSAR and in-silico tools as part of the safety assessment effort.

Search assignment #1258

Nonclinical Leader – Medical Devices

The Leyden Group has been enlisted to assist in the hiring of a person who will manage the toxicology and biocompatibility program for a large and diverse health care company. This person will have responsibility for the company’s safety assessment group in their medical device sector.

Duties will include the management of a group of scientists charged with toxicology, risk assessment, biocompatibility and leachables/extractables assessments. He/She will also interact with global regulatory authorities concerning medical device regulations and directives. The position reports to the parent company’s Leader for Nonclinical Sciences and will be located in the Northeast US; in a very affordable, mid-sized city environment.

Requirements include an MS or PhD in Toxicology and at least five years of experience in medical device safety assessment, and familiarity with global regulations pertaining to the company’s products.

Search assignment #1295

Regulatory Toxicology Head – Pharmaceuticals

Our client is a very successful and growing pharmaceutical company with marketed products and a strong developmental and discovery pipeline. Their VP of Preclinical Safety has engaged The Leyden Group to find a Director of Regulatory Toxicology, a key member of his leadership team.

The person hired for this role will act as a key strategic resource on toxicology programs across the company’s entire portfolio. He/She will also supervise a group of experienced regulatory toxicologists as well as be an active development team member on select projects. This person will also act as the final author for all global regulatory documents and actively engage with regulatory agencies in representation of the company.

The selected candidate will have a doctoral degree in Toxicology, Pathology or a related science and at least ten years of scientific and leadership excellence in drug safety assessment, to include knowledge of worldwide regulatory requirements.

Search assignment #1290