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Senior Director Project Toxicologist - Clinical Pharmacology and Safety Sciences

Ort Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA Waltham, Massachusetts, USA Anzeigen-ID R-201796 Veröffentlichungsdatum 11/07/2024

Introduction to role:

Are you a talented and experienced Senior Project Toxicologist with prior experience in late-stage clinical development and global marketing? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you! We are looking for a dynamic individual to join our Regulatory Toxicology and Safety Pharmacology team. You will be working on a range of marketed products and compounds in clinical development across multiple therapy areas. This role is based at one of our vibrant R&D sites in either Waltham, MA or Gaithersburg, MD.


As a core member of the project team, you will design regulatory and investigative toxicology strategies to assess and mitigate safety risks on projects to progress clinical candidates through development and global marketing. You will communicate clear positions on integrated risk assessments, inform decision-making governance bodies, author/defend regulatory submissions, and coach others through the process of global marketing applications and regulatory defence. You will also maintain expertise in regulatory requirements and preclinical safety approaches, and provide specialist non-clinical safety expertise for evaluation of in-licensing opportunities.

Essential Skills/Experience:

  • Excellent scientist with a PhD and/or DABT in Biology, Toxicology, Pharmacology or related field

  • 10+ yrs experience working as a Project Toxicologist across different therapy areas within the pharmaceutical/biotech project environment delivering pre-clinical toxicology packages and successful marketing for a range of modalities which should include small molecules, peptides and oligonucleotides

  • A collaborative, team-oriented approach, able to solve problems in a goal-focused fashion with capacity to coordinate tasks across multiple projects

  • A proven track record as a successful coach/mentor of others

  • Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal and influencing skills across levels/subject areas with a strong desire to drive personal development

  • Experience and desire to work with teams across geographies including awareness of inclusion and diversity

When we put unexpected teams in the same room, we unleash bold thinking with the power to inspire life-changing medicines. In-person working gives us the platform we need to connect, work at pace and challenge perceptions. That’s why we work, on average, a minimum of three days per week from the office. But that doesn't mean we’re not flexible. We balance the expectation of being in the office while respecting individual flexibility. Join us in our unique and ambitious world.

Why AstraZeneca?

At AstraZeneca's Biopharmaceuticals R&D division, we follow the science to explore and innovate. We are working towards treating, preventing, modifying and even curing some of the world's most complex diseases. Here we have the potential to grow our pipeline and positively impact the lives of billions of patients around the world. We are committed to making a difference by fusing data and technology with the latest scientific innovations to achieve the next wave of breakthroughs. It's our combination of curiosity and courage that drives us, inspired by the possibility of doing things that have never been done before.

Join us if you want to continuously learn and try new things, come and embrace the varied opportunities on offer. This is the place to build a meaningful career as we push the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines.

Ready to make a meaningful impact on patients' lives? Apply now and strengthen our pipeline to make a difference!

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