Director of Toxicology

Bethesda, MD
Full Time

Position Overview: As the Director of Toxicology, you will play a pivotal role in shaping and executing our toxicology strategies. Your expertise will guide our efforts to assess and mitigate potential risks associated with our products and processes. You will lead a team of skilled toxicologists and collaborate with cross-functional departments to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and industry best practices.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement toxicology strategies to assess the safety and potential hazards of our products.
  • Lead and manage a team of toxicology professionals, providing guidance, mentorship, and fostering a collaborative work environment.
  • Oversee the design and execution of toxicological studies, interpreting results, and making recommendations based on scientific findings.
  • Collaborate with R&D, regulatory affairs, and product development teams to integrate safety assessments into the product lifecycle.
  • Stay abreast of emerging trends, regulations, and advancements in toxicology and incorporate them into our strategies.
  • Communicate complex scientific concepts and findings effectively to internal teams, stakeholders, and regulatory agencies.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant regulatory guidelines and requirements in all toxicology-related activities.


  • PhD in Toxicology, Pharmacology, Biochemistry, or a related field.
  • years of demonstrated experience in a leadership role within the field of toxicology.
  • Proven track record of designing and implementing successful toxicological strategies.
  • In-depth understanding of relevant regulations, guidelines, and industry practices.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate and develop a team.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making abilities.
  • Exceptional communication skills for effective collaboration and regulatory interactions.
  • Detail-oriented mindset with a commitment to scientific rigor and accuracy.

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