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

Toxicology Positions

CRO Liaison Toxicologist/Toxicology Data Specialist

Our client is a respected expert consulting firm which operates globally, primarily in the chemical registration and defense realm. Their clients include individual companies and consortia.

As a result of increased toxicology testing and emerging regulations, the company is seeking a person to manage external testing programs on behalf of clients. The person hired for this role will monitor studies and/or perform quality assurance for nonclinical GLP and non-GLP studies and laboratories. He/She will also assess the resulting scientific data for compliance with applicable guidelines and regulations.

The VP of Scientific Affairs to whom the job reports would like to hire a graduate degreed scientist (toxicology or an allied science) with a few years of experience relevant to product safety/development. A person who has worked as a Study Director and now looking for a career transition would be ideal. Verbal and written communication skills are paramount.

Growth opportunities within the company, in the regulatory toxicology realm, are available.

The company is fully supportive of a remote work arrangement. The travel associated with the position will be reasonable.

Search assignment #1534

Director Toxicology – Oncology Therapeutics

Our client company has experienced recent pipeline successes and now seeks their first Head of Toxicology. The person hired for this role will report to the company’s VP of Translational Sciences, a veteran leader in the oncology space.

A Ph.D. and ten or more years of pharmaceutical industry toxicology experience is required. The company is specifically targeting experience in cancer therapeutics. Project team experience and CRO selection/relationship management experience is needed. Excellent collaborative skills are needed, given the small company environment in which the person will operate.

The person hired will act as the principal SME on all toxicology matters, select and monitor external testing partners, interface with global regulatory authorities and author pertinent regulatory documents. The company is located in the San Francisco metro area, but will support a fully remote work environment.

Search assignment #1454

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

Senior Toxicologist – Food/Ingredients

Our client company is a US based consulting organization, with a long record of success in  food and food ingredient safety assessment and regulatory matters. Their Practice Leader has engaged The Leyden Group to identify an experienced toxicologist.

A graduate degree and five or more years of experience is required. Specific experience in the safety assessment of foods, beverages and/or food ingredients is desired, due to their client concentration in this sector. The person hired for this role with be an important, and client facing, subject matter expert on testing strategies, risk assessment, regulatory interface and related technical matters.

He/She will manage project deliverables and mentor two earlier career scientists presently employed by the company. Unlike many consulting environments, this person will not have significant new business development accountability.

The company’s offices are located in the Southeast US, but a remote work arrangement will be supported. A competitive wage, to include bonus, will be paid.

Search assignment #1514

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

Toxicologists – Crop Chemicals

Our established client is one of the global leaders in the crop chemicals industry, emphasizing active new product discovery and research programs. As a result of their success, the company is seeking as many as three PhD degreed toxicologists.

At least one of the positions requires several years of experience in regulatory safety assessment, risk assessment and/or product defense. Ideally, experience in the crop chemicals industry is sought, but the company is willing to consider people from other industries where their experience would be pertinent. In particular, the company would like to broaden their technical expertise by hiring a person with DART, neurotoxicology and/or NAM experiences.

The people hired for these roles will work at the company’s research campus in the Southeast US, in a moderate cost of living environment. Consideration for a remote/hybrid work arrangement is also viable.

Search assignment #1482

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