WuXi AppTec

  • Associate Toxicologist

    Job Locations US-MN-St. Paul
    Job ID
    2018-3982
  • Overview

    The Associate Toxicologist is responsible for providing toxicological expertise in support of chemical characterization studies. This individual will research toxicological data and write risk assessments. This position requires scientific and technical expertise, and attention to detail.   

    Responsibilities

    • Provide toxicological risk assessments to clients, including written reports, summary reports and opinion papers.  
    • Demonstrate efficient and organized project management skills, effective communication skills, strategic and critical thinking as well as problem solving abilities.
    • Provide good customer service to both internal and external clients.
    • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of the medical device field, testing and regulations.
    • Manage and control several customized projects simultaneously. Ability to thrive in a fast paced, multitasking environment.
    • Ability to work in a team environment and independently, as required.
    • Contributes to the overall operations and to the achievement of departmental goals.
    • Perform job specific tasks in compliance with applicable Regulations, International Standards, and WuXi AppTec Policies and Standard Operating Procedures.
    • Other duties, as assigned.
    • May be required to assist in other departments.

    Qualifications

    Experience / Education       

    • MSc or PhD in toxicology, pharmacology, chemistry, biological sciences, or related field, or equivalent experience (e.g., Bachelor’s in biological sciences plus 2 or more years of relevant experience, including experience with writing toxicological risk assessments or biological evaluations for the medical device, pharmaceutical, or chemical industries)
    • Experience with CRO, medical device and/or pharmaceutical & biotech industries
    • Basic toxicology and risk assessment experience 

    Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:

    • Proficient in Oral & Written communication skills
    • Need to be able to read, write and understand English
    • Proficient in Microsoft (Excel, Word, Outlook)
    • High Attention to detail
    • Customer focus
    • Efficient and organized project management skills
    • Strategic and critical thinking as well as problem solving abilities.

     

    An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability

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