FMC Corporation is a leading specialty company focused on
agricultural technologies. FMC provides innovative and
cost-effective solutions to enhance crop yield and quality by
controlling a broad spectrum of insects, weeds and disease, as well
as in non-agricultural markets for pest control.
FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its employees
exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are
important to the achievement of our strategic objectives. Your
education and professional experience are valued and put to use
from day one. Your success at completing key initiatives can result
in a varied, progressive and fulfilling career with FMC.
With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity,
responsibility and customer intimacy, we foster "The Right
Chemistry" in everything we do. We are looking for people to join
us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our
processes, and our markets. If you are ready to make a difference
every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.
FMC Research & Development, Global Regulatory Sciences has an
open position for a highly motivated Mammalian Toxicologist at our
research center in Newark, Delaware or Harrogate, UK. The
successful candidate will provide support for the registration of
agrochemicals worldwide. The position requires broad knowledge of
toxicology principles and physiology. Experience is required with
the types of toxicology studies, experimental design, and
data/results necessary to meet global agency requirements for
agricultural products. A track record of agency interactions,
innovative solutions, task force participation, and/or publications
in pesticide toxicology is desirable. This position reports to the
Senior R&D Manager of Human Health Sciences.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to the
+ Conceive, plan and oversee the research and toxicity testing
at contract laboratories to meet regulatory requirements and assess
product safety concerns for specific FMC active ingredients and
+ Serve as Study Monitor for a broad array of toxicology studies
for EPA, EU, and other global regulatory agencies. This includes
protocol preparation, interaction with contract scientists,
critical evaluation of data to provide final reports.
+ Make recommendations on strategy for registration of active
ingredients or formulations based upon toxicology data and
+ Contribute to the development and execution of product defense
and renewal strategies using toxicology knowledge and interactions
with other scientific disciplines working closely with global and
regional registration managers and business partners.
+ Review and summarize in-house toxicological study data and
literature to prepare product registration documents.
+ 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 papers and
advocacy documents, scientific rationales, and position statements
related to FMC products.
+ 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 at professional meetings, training and
workshops, and industry task forces of special interest to the
business (primarily agricultural products related) to maintain and
improve technical skills. Publish or present scientific information
at meetings and in journals.
PhD in Mammalian Toxicology, Pharmacology, or closely related
discipline, such as veterinary or medicinal science with
publication record and a minimum 5 years relevant work experience
in a commercial setting. Or, M.S. in Mammalian Toxicology,
Pharmacology, or closely related discipline and a minimum 10 years
+ Broad scientific knowledge in mammalian toxicology, physiology
and/or veterinary medicine.
+ Expert knowledge of toxicology studies (design and data
generated) required for regulatory agencies.
+ Track record of effective interactions with regulatory
agencies in the US, Europe, or globally through white papers or
+ Effective oral and written communication skills, including
scientific reports, hazard evaluations, and position papers.
+ Experience communicating with non-science audiences, business
customers and registrations managers and meeting their
+ Ability to work 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.
+ Strong analytical capability to evaluate and scrutinize data,
process information, and provide recommendations to key staff and
+ Strong project management skills; ability work with management
to organize, schedule and prioritize workload to meet deadlines for
+ Strong commitment to and awareness of safety practices.
+ Computer literate and experience with Microsoft Office
Additional Beneficial Experience:
+ Expertise in at least one specialized area of toxicology, such
as endocrine disruption, reproductive and developmental toxicity,
neurotoxicity, carcinogenicity, and/or mode of action analysis.
+ Knowledge in one or more emerging areas of toxicological
research, such as predictive in vitro toxicology, transcriptomics,
and mixture toxicology.
+ Registration support for agrochemical, pharmaceutical, or
+ Experience writing toxicology dossiers and overviews for
+ Participation in scientific societies, associations, and task
At FMC, diversity and inclusion are in our DNA. We are proud to
be an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to creating an
inclusive workplace where all employees can thrive - regardless of
race, gender, sex, pregnancy, gender identity and/or expression,
sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, citizenship
status, color, age, religion or religious creed, physical or mental
disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status,
military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by
federal, state or local law. FMC also supports employee
participation in company employee resource groups that celebrate
the diverse backgrounds of our workforce by providing communities
for employees to connect with each other and raise awareness
Experience (Years): 5
+ Level: Experienced (non-manager)
Visa Sponsorship: Yes
Domestic Travel Required: No
External Company URL: www.fmc.com