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Senior Toxicologist (f/m/d)

Country:  Europe
City:  Europe
Department:  Research & Development
Job ID:  43248


If you’re passionate about changing lives for the better, this is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for. In Research & Development, we’re continuously exploring innovative new treatment options to make a stronger, more positive impact on the lives of the patients we serve. You’ll work with talented colleagues in a state-of-the-art Research & Development environment, developing innovative medicines that change the live of patients for the better and help us make progress towards our vision of a world free of pain. Join us today, and discover the difference you can make.


What the job looks like
Each day you'll enjoy a variety of challenges, such as:

  • The opportunity to directly influence non-clinical safety success through collaboration with Grünenthal R&D teams, external experts and vendors. These interactions will occur across multiple locations and countries and thus location of the role is flexible
  • You will be a core member of project teams with responsibility for non-clinical safety and toxicology developing overall plans for potential novel therapeutics from candidate selection through to Phase III.
  • You will provide expert toxicology support to Grünenthal’s portfolio of approved therapeutics.
  • You will provide strategic guidance for project teams including the evaluation of conclusions and potential impact of toxicology results on both program and clinical/ regulatory strategy.
  • You will provide expert level guidance in designing and implementing preclinical safety studies at external contract research organizations.
  • You will review, summarize, interpret and integrate complex data sets across multiple disciplines and generate submission-ready documents for regulatory authorities.
  • You will interact with regulatory authorities with in-depth knowledge on your subject matter area, regulatory requirements and guidelines related to pharmacology, toxicology and nonclinical drug development.
  • You are a key member of the non-clinical safety team and contribute to overall team objectives, pursuing the best science to support development and post-marketing objectives.


What you'll bring to the table
To make the most of this role and truly thrive:

  • You are looking for a role where your innovation and creativity are valued and you have the potential to directly impact the lives of patients. Where you don’t currently have the experience or skills, you have the desire to learn and the potential to grow alongside like-minded colleagues.
  • You are looking for the opportunity to directly impact R&D success through the application of strong science, regulatory strategy and collaboration in the field of non-clinical safety. 
  • Educated to degree or PhD level in biological or pharmacological sciences or related field with at least 7 years’ experience in a drug development setting of a biopharmaceutical company
  • You have the skills to make impactful contributions to the development and post-marketing support of medicines, including the design, monitoring, and interpretation of toxicology studies to support the clinical development of candidate therapeutic agents
  • You have knowledge of nonclinical data packages needed to support clinical development and product registration
  • You have an appreciation of global regulatory processes across the various stages of clinical development, as well as the ability to craft innovative solutions within the regulatory framework. 
  • You have knowledge of GLP regulations and the capabilities to oversee contracted studies




About Grünenthal

Grünenthal is a global leader in pain management and related diseases. As a science-based, fully-integrated pharmaceutical company, we have a long track record of bringing innovative treatments and state-of-the-art technologies to patients worldwide. Our purpose is to change lives for the better – and innovation is our passion. We are focusing all of our activities and efforts on working towards our vision of a world free of pain.

Grünenthal is headquartered in Aachen, Germany, and has affiliates in 28 countries across Europe, Latin America and the US. Our products are available in approx. 100 countries. In 2022, Grünenthal employed around 4,400 people and achieved revenues of € 1.7 bn.

Your HR contact:
Thorsten Hagens

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