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 five or more years of relevant experience, ideally in the agrochemical industry. Specific experience in the use of in-silico and computational tools for predictive safety screening is desired. Experience with the regulatory requirements for human and environmental toxicology under EPA-OPP guidelines is preferred.
In addition to the use of these predictive safety models, the person hired for this role will manage the toxicology testing and assessment program and collaborate with his/her colleagues in the product development and regulatory approval process. The company is willing to consider a remote work assignment or relocation to the Boston area.
Search assignment #1258
The Leyden Group associates have been engaged by a publicly traded pharmaceutical company in the Seattle area to identify an experienced toxicologist. The position, reports to the company’s Senior of Preclinical Research.
A person with a BS or MS in Toxicology (or a related science), and five or more years of toxicology experience is required. A strong knowledge of GLP regulations and contract research interactions is required. Large molecule drug experience is preferred.
The person hired for this role will contribute to regulatory dossiers required for regulatory approvals and manage the company’s interactions with contract services providers, to include study planning, protocol generation, study monitoring and data analysis He/She will also interact with colleagues on broader drug development strategy matters.
Search assignment #1257
This position will be a key contributor in a mid sized pharmaceutical company which is developing drugs for CNS disorders, inflammation and cancer. The company is located in the Greater Seattle metropolitan area.
The position requires an M.S. or Ph.D in Toxicology or a related discipline and five or more years of experience in pre-clinical safety assessment. Previous experience with small and large molecule drugs, is desired.
The person hired for this position will play a material role in the preparation of safety assessment plans, interaction with contract research facilities, preparation of regulatory documents for IND, NDA and related regulatory filings as well as offering strategic input on drug development strategy and problem solving.
The position reports to the company’s Director of Toxicology. The company is growing and good career advancement opportunities exist within the group.
Search assignment #1221
Our client company has a long history of success in the development of specialty pharmaceuticals. Their Toxicology/Pharmacology Department has a group of strong scientists/leaders with a reputation for excellence in drug development.
This group has engaged The Leyden Group to assist in the hiring of two experienced toxicologists, both with relevant preclinical drug safety experience. One position is targeted for a person with about five years of experience. The more senior position requires in excess of ten years of experience. In both cases, diverse experience in regulatory toxicology is needed. Due to the company’s collaborative development approach, scientists with strong communication and organizational skills are needed.
Both positions report to Senior Managers who are accountable to a VP of Preclinical Sciences. The positions are located at the company’s headquarters in Northern California.
Search assignments #’s 1255 and 1259
Our client company is a consulting firm with an excellent reputation in applied toxicology and safety assessment. Their services are offered to a variety of industrial clients and include regulatory toxicology, risk assessment and litigation support.
As a result of growing demand in the food and food ingredients sector, the company has enlisted us to identify a person with broad experience in those industries. A PhD in toxicology or a closely related field is required, as is several years of scientific and regulatory experience in the food/ingredient/supplement industries.
The person hired for this role will provide expertise to clients with ingredient clearance, GRAS safety assessments and product defense in the food and related industries. This will include acting as the company’s lead project manager for such contracts, to include the utilization of scientists already employed by the company. Someone with the ability to develop new business and retain existing clients will provide a significant growth opportunity.
While not a remote working arrangement, the company offers the opportunity to work from any of three office locations (Northeast, Southeast and Pacific Northwest). The person will report to the company’s President and Lead Principal Scientist.
Search assignment #1242
Our client company is a large and global manufacturer of sophisticated medical devices, across a number of product categories. As a result of growth, the company has created a leadership role for their toxicology and biocompatibility function, located at a Midwest research and development facility.
The person hired for this role will manage a group of scientists with responsibility for safety and biocompatibility assessment of medical devices and materials. The person and his/her group will be highly interactive with new product R&D scientists and regulatory affairs colleagues.
The company requires a graduate degree in Toxicology or a related life science discipline and ten or more years of medical device safety assessment experience. Previous management experience is desired, as is a communication and collaboration mindset, given the product development nature of the role.
Search assignment #1248
Our client is a U.S. based, large and diversified chemical company which seeks the person who will lead their toxicology and hazard assessment program. This position reports to the company’s Global Leader of Product Safety and Regulatory Affairs.
A Ph.D. in toxicology or a related health science is required, as is more than five years of relevant experience. Due to the emerging regulatory climate, the company seeks a toxicologist with familiarity with risk/exposure assessment and alternative methods used for product safety evaluation. Specific familiarity with global inventory regulations (TSCA, ReACH etc.) is needed.
The person hired for this role will oversee all company programs for toxicology testing, risk assessment, regulatory clearances and related matters. In addition, he/she will supervise a group which is responsible for the company’s GHS compliance and two toxicologists. This role has been identified as a succession opportunity for the person’s supervisor.
Search assignment #1210
We are working with one of the most well established and respected consulting and risk assessment consulting firms in North America. Due to their success, growth and need for succession planning, the company is seeking toxicologists/risk assessment professionals with mid-career level experience.
A doctoral degree in Toxicology, Public Health or a related science is required. The company desires five or more years of experience in applied toxicology, risk assessment, product safety, litigation support and/or expert testimony. Excellent quantitative and writing skills are important criteria for success.
The company presents an opportunity to grow an established toxicology/risk assessment practice, to include ownership and management outcomes. The company is flexible concerning the location from which these people will work, to include any of three existing U.S. based offices.
Search assignment #1191