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Toxicologist

Location: London and Hertfordshire
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000
Ref: ALS 2141

On behalf of our client, we are looking to recruit a Toxicologist to support drug discovery and development of new medicines. The successful candidate will act as a project toxicologist in non-GLP and GLP projects, networking with internal and external experts, and collaborating with partners, CROs and consultant toxicologists.

Basic Requirements

  • Degree in an appropriate scientific subject (Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Life or Medical or Physical Sciences)
  • Experience in preclinical toxicity assessment in pharmaceutical R&D and working in a GLP-accredited facility are essential
  • Expertise on predictive and mechanistic toxicology and on translational safety risk assessment
  • LIMS experience would be an advantage
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • A high degree of self-motivation and a proactive approach to work
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Acting as Study Director/Principal Investigator for Client studies carried out internally or externally
  • Planning and carrying out a wide range of experiments, looking at the biological systems of animals
  • Using experimental data to assess a drug's toxicity and create a safety profile
  • Balancing a drug’s potential benefits against any risks
  • Researching scientific literature
  • Writing reports and scientific papers, and presenting findings
  • Liaising with regulatory authorities to ensure compliance with local, national and international regulations

Agenda and its clients only recruit people who are passionate about animal care and welfare, people with integrity who are honest and trustworthy and who have a great work ethic.  To enable us to hire the very best people we will conduct a full and comprehensive background and pre-employment screening as an essential part of the recruitment process.