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

Toxicology Positions

Director Toxicology/Pharmacology – Pharmaceuticals

A specialty pharmaceutical company, located in the Raleigh-Durham area has engaged us to find the person who will lead their non-clinical safety assessment and pharmacology program. The position reports to the company’s VP of R&D.

He/She will have full responsibility for the planning and oversight of both internal and contracted studies for toxicology and pharmacology assessments and be a key contributor to project teams, advancing the company’s products through the regulatory framework.

The company seeks a graduate degreed toxicologist, with ten or more years of pertinent pre-clinical experience, with a safety assessment emphasis. Some experience in the management of pharmacology and related science is desired. DABT certification is desired, as is experience in ophthalmic drugs and/or immunology. Interpersonally, the company needs a person with strong collaborative skills and the ability to effectively interface with internal and external stakeholders with a variety of skills and experience.

Search assignment #1398

PBPK Expert – Agrochemicals

Our client company is a global leader in the development of agrochemicals and biotechnology products. Their US site employs a large group of scientists who are responsible for human and environmental safety and risk assessment.

As part of this group’s mission, the company seeks a Subject Matter Expert in PBPK modelling to support the development of discovery phase R&D products. This person will be responsible for the development and use of PK models to predict potential human toxicities and support the design of toxicology studies using ADME data, using best practices within the field.

A relevant PhD degree and experience in the use of tools and models for computational toxicology prediction from ADME/PK data is required. The position’s seniority is flexible, but is an independent contributor role, reporting to the company’s Toxicology Technical Leader. The company’s research facilities are located in North Carolina.

Search assignment #1394

VP Toxicology – Pharmaceuticals

One of the leading companies in RNA biology therapeutics has engaged The Leyden Group to identify the person who will lead their pre-clinical safety assessment program. The person who accepts this position will have full strategic and managerial oversight of the company’s toxicology program. Supervision of a group of graduate degree toxicologists is an important part of the role.

A doctoral degree in a relevant science and many years of drug development based toxicology leadership is required. Specific experience with the toxicology of RNA interference/oligonucleotide therapeutics is desired. This person will report to the company’s Senior VP of Clinical Development.

The company’s research center is located in the Great Lakes states. Relocation, or an ability to spend significant time at this location, is strongly preferred.

Search assignment #1387

Toxicologist – Chemicals

This position will work with a market leading specialty chemical company located in the Northeast U.S., reporting to the company’s Manager of Toxicology/Risk Assessment. This non-laboratory position will be responsible for product risk assessment and the oversight of toxicology testing associated with global product clearances.

The company’s products are largely used in food packaging applications, thus this person’s work will be driven by complex and emerging regulations to ensure consumer safety. This scientist will be an important part of a regulatory affairs team.

Our client is seeking a PhD in Toxicology or a related discipline. Two years of relevant product safety/risk assessment experience is desired, but an entry level toxicologist will be considered, especially if their training was centered on risk assessment and/or applied toxicology.

Search assignment #1382

Associate Director/Principal Scientist, Toxicology – Pharmaceuticals

The Leyden Group has been engaged by a Seattle based pharmaceutical company to identify an experienced toxicologist. A graduate degree in Toxicology or a related discipline is required. The preference is to hire a person with previous experience in development phase safety assessment, with good knowledge of global regulatory requirements. The job is available at either the Principal Scientist level (4+ years), or as an Associate Director, for someone with closer to ten years of experience.

Primary duties will include acting as the pre-clinical representative on drug development project teams, managing external GLP testing and result interpretation and authoring regulatory documents. This position reports to a long experienced and respected Director of Toxicology.

Search assignment #1372

Risk Assessment/Toxicology Expert – Consulting

The Leyden Group is working with a longtime client/colleague who is building a best of class consulting firm in the toxicology and health risk assessment disciplines. The firm provides expert services, primarily to the private sector. Their work is often highly complex and important in matters of product defense, exposure assessment, litigation support and related matters.

The company wishes to hire a few graduate degreed people with risk assessment and applied toxicology experience, ideally in the consulting world. The company offers a very unique and committed training environment and opportunities/compensation that are uncommon in the consulting environment.

The company’s office is situated in a beautiful location in the Rocky Mountain states, where it is desired that this person be located.

Search assignment #1375

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