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Senior Mammalian Toxicologist

Company Name:
FMC Corp
Company Description:
FMC Corporation is committed to providing employees with ample opportunities to contribute, lead and be recognized as innovators, to look beyond barriers to provide solutions, to be challenged in what they do and to love doing it. FMC is a S&P 500, diversified chemical company serving agricultural, industrial and consumer markets globally for more than a century. As a global leader utilizing advanced technologies and customer-focused research and development, FMC provides innovative and cost-effective solutions to food, agriculture, pharmaceutical, specialty and related industries.
This position is for an experienced, senior-level industrial Mammalian Toxicologist to provide support for the registration of agrochemicals worldwide. The position requires in-depth knowledge of complex toxicology principles and physiology, such as carcinogenicity, developmental toxicity, and endocrine disruption. Extensive experience is required with the types of toxicology studies, experimental design, and data/results necessary to meet global agency requirements for agricultural product registrations. A track record of agency interactions, creative solutions, task force participation, and/or publications in pesticide toxicology is desirable. This position reports to the Manager of Global Toxicology.
Responsibilities:
Act as Study Monitor or Study Director for long term (sub-chronic and chronic) and complex toxicology studies for EPA, EU, and other regulatory agencies. This includes protocol preparation, test material transmittal, oversight of contract scientists, critical evaluation of data, and working with QA and contract scientists to provide final reports.
Serve as internal and external expert/specialist for mammalian toxicology knowledge for one or more active ingredients and an area of specialization, such as reproductive, hepatic, renal or other toxicity.
Conceive, plan and oversee the research of contract laboratories for the toxicity testing to meet regulatory requirements and product safety concerns.
Make recommendations on path forward in the registration of active ingredients or formulations technologies based upon toxicology data and regulatory requirements.
Contribute to the development and execution of product defense strategies using toxicology and physiology knowledge and interactions with other scientific disciplines.
Review and summarize in-house toxicological study data and literature to prepare chemical hazard and risk monographs.
Define and work to resolve major, complex problems coming from interactions of pesticides and a variety of mammalian systems.
Prepare critical reviews, risk assessments, white paper advocacy documents, scientific rationales, position statements related to FMC products.
Lead project team(s) within Global Regulatory Sciences (GRS) or more broadly within global agricultural products group, as required.
Mentor scientific staff and train other team members within GRS on new toxicology or regulatory developments.
Understand and alert business customers about scientific and/or regulatory initiatives that shape the regulatory environment for the industry, gather formal and informal data, recommend in advance of competitive pressure, and influence outcomes to enhance our competitive position.
Represent FMC Agricultural Solutions at professional meetings, training and workshops, and industry task forces of special interest to the business (primarily agricultural products related) and to maintain and improve technical skills.
Publish or present scientific information at meetings and in peer-reviewed journals.
Required Education:
Sr Toxicologist I
PhD in Mammalian Toxicology, Pharmacology or closely related discipline, with publication record and a minimum 5 years relevant work experience in a commercial setting. Or MS in Mammalian Toxicology, Pharmacology or closely related discipline and a minimum 10 years relevant work experience.
Sr Toxicologist II
PhD in Mammalian Toxicology, Pharmacology or closely related discipline, with publication record and a minimum 10 years relevant work experience in a commercial setting. Or MS in Mammalian Toxicology, Pharmacology or closely related discipline and a minimum 20 years relevant work experience.
Qualifications:
Broad scientific knowledge in mammalian toxicology, physiology and/or veterinarian medicine
Expert knowledge of toxicology studies (design and interpretation of data generated) required for regulatory agencies, especially long-term and specialized, complex study types.
Project management, including ability to organize, schedule, and prioritize workload and manage external contract scientists, to meet deadlines for concurrent projects
Strong analytical capability to analyze data, process information and provide recommendations to key staff and management.
Working effectively within a team environment exchanging ideas with colleagues, sharing workload, and interacting with supervisors
Strong leadership and interpersonal skills including negotiation, conflict resolution, influencing and motivating
Experience communicating with non-science, business customers and global Registrations Managers and meeting their expectations
Excellent oral and written communication skills. Computer literate, experience with Microsoft Office products
Effective oral and written communication, including scientific reports, hazard evaluations, and position papers
Track record of effective interactions with Regulatory agencies in the US, Europe, or globally through white papers or in-person meetings.
Knowledge and use of Risk Assessment Models.
Ability to work with senior management to manage resources and meet timelines.
Strong commitment to and awareness of safety practices.
Additional Beneficial Experience:
Expertise in biopesticides, natural toxicants, or macromolecule toxicity, such as allergenic or pathogenic compounds.
Expertise in at least one area of toxicology, such as neurotoxicity, carcinogenicity, teratology, developmental toxicity, or endocrine disruption.
Registration support for agrochemical, pharmaceutical, or specialty chemicals
Experience writing toxicology dossiers and overviews for registration submissions
Principles, methodologies and software for exposure and risk assessment
Leadership participation in scientific societies, associations, and task forces.
FMC employs people across a broad range of occupations in locations across the world where we use advanced technologies in research and development, mining, and manufacturing to produce customized products and applications. Our offerings provide important sustainable benefits, including increased agricultural production, better foods and medicines, advanced energy storage, and cleaner water, air and soil.
FMC employees enjoy competitive compensation, a menu of work/life benefits and opportunities to continue developing their skills and building their career. FMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, EEO, AAE, and MFDV and supports a drug-free workplace. If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.
Apply online at: https://jobs-fmc.icims.com/jobs/6369/sr.-mammalian-toxicologist/job

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