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Mammalian Toxicologist

Company: FMC Corporation
Location: Newark
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

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 following:

+ 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 products.

+ 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 regulatory requirements.

+ 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 relevant experience.

+ 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 in-person interactions.

+ 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 expectations.

+ 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 management.

+ Strong project management skills; ability work with management to organize, schedule and prioritize workload to meet deadlines for concurrent projects.

+ Strong commitment to and awareness of safety practices.

+ Computer literate and experience with Microsoft Office products.

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 specialty chemicals.

+ Experience writing toxicology dossiers and overviews for registration submissions.

+ Participation in scientific societies, associations, and task forces.

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 throughout FMC.

ID: 2020-9371

Experience (Years): 5

+ Level: Experienced (non-manager)

Visa Sponsorship: Yes

Domestic Travel Required: No

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Keywords: FMC Corporation, Newark , Mammalian Toxicologist, Other , Newark, Delaware

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