Scientist

Toxicologist/Pharmacologist

Job Description

ToxStrategies, Inc., is seeking an experienced toxicologist/pharmacologist (minimum of 3 years’ biopharmaceutical/pharmaceutical experience, in industry, government [FDA], or Contract Research Organizations [CROs]), to join our expanding Biopharmaceutical/Pharmaceutical consulting practice. ToxStrategies is a multidisciplinary scientific consulting firm that strives to develop innovative solutions to address the scientific, technical, and regulatory challenges confronting our clients. Scientists in our Biopharmaceutical/Pharmaceutical Practice provide consulting services to pharmaceutical companies in all phases of the drug development process. This includes providing clients with scientific, strategic, and regulatory expertise in the nonclinical safety assessment of biopharmaceutical/pharmaceutical products. This position requires understanding the scientific and regulatory process for the development of biopharmaceutical/pharmaceutical products for a variety of therapeutic indications.  The candidate must be familiar with current ICH and regulatory guidelines for drug development, as well as industry trends and new techniques and methods used in safety assessment studies.

This position will involve designing and overseeing nonclinical safety assessment programs for drug candidates, developing study protocols and reports, and interpreting data from various studies for the client and regulatory authorities. The candidate will be responsible for writing various regulatory documents (e.g., pre-IND packages, INDs/CTAs, BLAs/NDAs, Investigator Brochures), as well as risk assessments/monographs for drug components (e.g., impurities, solvents).  Within ToxStrategies, you will work alongside toxicologists, epidemiologists, engineers, and biostatisticians who are recognized as leaders in their respective fields. This position offers a stimulating and challenging work environment, opportunities for professional development and leadership, and competitive compensation and benefits.

Responsibilities May Include:

  • Oversee the study design, data interpretation, and CRO monitoring of toxicology studies in different animal species, as well as interpretation and incorporation of safety, TK/PK, and PK/PD data, and anti-drug antibody responses
  • Serve as the toxicology representative on project teams
  • Write pharmacology and toxicology sections of regulatory submissions (pre-INDs, INDs)
  • Address scientific, regulatory, and business challenges associated with development of pharmaceutical/biopharmaceutical products
    • Prepare toxicology risk assessments/monographs for drug components, solvents, or impurities
  • Develop study documents, including proposals, study protocols and reports, and presentations
  • Attend and present at toxicology meetings (e.g., ACT, SOT), serve on professional scientific committees, and publish journal papers and book chapters
  • Participate in due diligence meetings for in- and out-licensing
  • Travel may be required (approximately 20% of the time)

Essential Qualifications:

  • BS, MS, or Ph.D. degree in toxicology, pharmacology, or related sciences; DABT certification is highly desired but not required
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in the biopharmaceutical/pharmaceutical industry, government (FDA), and/or Contract Research Organizations (CROs) (postdoctoral work is not applicable to the required 3 years)
  • Comprehensive understanding of ICH and regional regulatory guidance documents for toxicology studies of drug products
  • Experience working with drug development teams
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple assignments with attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently or in multidisciplinary teams

For more information on ToxStrategies’ practice areas and team, please visit www.toxstrategies.com. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to hr@toxstrategies.com.

ToxStrategies is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Woman-Owned Small Business.