Senior Project Toxicologist (all genders)

Posted 28 Mar 2024

Darmstadt, Hessen - Germany

Req Id 273451


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Senior Project Toxicologist

We are seeking a highly motivated and team-oriented Senior Toxicologist to join our Nonclinical Safety Global Project Strategy and Science (PSS) team in Ivrea, Italy, or Darmstadt, Germany. In your role, your primary responsibility will be to plan and oversee nonclinical safety programs to support the development of drug candidates from discovery to market authorization.

Your role

You will develop and implement safety strategies for a portfolio of projects in various indications with a focus on new modalities, but also including small and large molecules and ADC’s. You will serve as the main interface between Global Program Teams and Nonclinical Safety Global Project Strategy and Science (PSS), ensuring alignment and effective communication. You will analyze toxicology and safety pharmacology data and collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure effective implementation of safety strategies. You will author nonclinical safety sections of various regulatory documents. You will provide expertise in due diligence reviews and offer recommendations for partnerships or in-licensing opportunities.

Who you are

  • Advanced scientific degree (DVM; PhD in life sciences, Toxicology, Biology, Physiology).
  • Certification in Toxicology by Toxicology Board or certification in Pharmacology and Toxicology is desirable.
  • Minimum of 7 years' experience in a pharmaceutical project environment with a strong understanding of drug development and discovery processes and workflows.
  • Broad knowledge in the field of toxicology and safety pharmacology.
  • Solid expertise in the field of ADC’s or new modalities such as targeted protein degraders is a plus.
  • Solid understanding of regulatory guidelines and experience preparing submission documentation. Familiarity with health authority interactions and MAA submissions is advantageous.
  • Strong ability to work effectively in a team environment and demonstrate inter-cultural understanding.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, in an interdisciplinary environment.
  • Strong organizational skills and proficiency in spoken and written English.

Location: The position will be based in Ivrea, Italy or Darmstadt, Germany.

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