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Toxicology Research Associate (Remote-working)

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Industry: Health care
Description: This is a global professional services provider offering research, analytics, and data management services.
Job Description

This is a global professional services provider offering research, analytics, and data management services. They are powered by mind+machine - a unique combination of human expertise and best-in-class technologies that use smart algorithms to simplify key tasks. They work with clients across a wide range of industries and business functions, helping them to make better decisions faster; reach new levels of efficiency and effectiveness; and see a tangible impact on their top and bottom line.

This is a highly technical specialist role, you must have a high level of understanding of chemical regulations (laws constantly changing, environmental impacts etc). This role has been created to due strong growth in the area, there is a lot of exciting work coming in for this company - this is a big area for consumer good companies (FMCG, tech, etc.)

Job description:

• To provide evidence of efficacy and safety (preclinical and clinical) as per regulatory requirements

• Scientific literature search -To extract, analyze and collate toxicology data from various clinical/toxicology/efficacy related databases like TOXNET, HSDB, PubMed, Medline, ScienceDirect etc.

• To evaluate quality of different toxicity studies (such as systemic toxicity, genotoxicity, skin/eye irritation, sensitization, carcinogenicity, reprotoxicity and developmental, toxicokinetics studies) as per OECD/ ICH /FDA guidelines

• To identify, evaluate and summarize critical toxicology data for drafting hazard or safety assessment on a chemical (pharmaceuticals/ cosmetics/ nutraceuticals/ agrochemicals/ botanicals/ biomedical devices).

• To prepare research reports/ dossiers according to the international regulatory guidelines

• To draft environmental assessment for various chemicals with respect to persistence bioaccumulation and toxicity.

Skills needed:

• M. Pharm./M.S. (Pharm.) in Pharmacology/Toxicology/Regulatory Toxicology

• 2-6 years research experience in pharmaceutical industry/CRO’s (preferably in pre-clinical toxicity studies/toxicology projects)

• Thorough understanding of various toxicological studies and their principles

• Capability of interpretation of results and analysis of key toxicity data.

• Knowledge of OECD/FDA/EPA guidelines for preclinical toxicity studies

• Knowledge of various toxicology/ pharmacology/ clinical/ regulatory databases like TOXNET, ECOTOX, PubMed, e-Chemportal,, EFSA etc.

• Basic knowledge of clinical trials

• Basic knowledge of eco/environmental toxicity (e.g. biodegradation, toxicity to daphnia, fish (acute and chronic), toxicity to algae)

• Knowledge of dose calculation/conversion

• Act as an efficient team player with good reasoning.

• Ability to identify pro-active ways to contribute to firms goals & mission

• Challenging current thinking by implementing new ways of working

Salary: £23,000
Employment Type: Full Time
Contact Information
Name: Callum Louis Elson