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Study Director, Research Toxicologist

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Job Title: Study Director, Research Toxicologist
Location: Newark, DE, Mid-Atlantic United States, USA
Company: Corteva
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed and Biotechnology
Career Type: Scientist
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: 0
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Corteva AgriscienceTM,Agricultural division of DowDuPontTM is seeking a researchtoxicologist within the General Toxicology group at Haskell Global Center (HGC)for Health Sciences in Newark, Delaware. The successful candidate will provide proactive state-of-the-arttechnical leadership and direction for toxicology studies conducted internallyor at contract research organizations to help ensure the safety of CortevaAgriscience products.  The incumbent willprovide expert toxicology and regulatory advice to business representatives.

The successful candidate will beinnovative, independent, have good analytical skills, judgement, ethics andinterpersonal skills, and the ability to network and work effectively within amatrixed environment.


       Serve as a Study Director for in vivo mammalian toxicology studies ina Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) environment.

       Evaluate Contract Research Organizations (CROs)and monitor external studies globally.

       Guide staff to ensure that technical proceduresused for testing/research within the group are current and valid.

       Develop, implement and/or deliver results fromemerging alternative toxicology testing strategies within mammalian toxicology.

       Implement appropriate methodologies to addressspecific discovery and developmental challenges of new chemical entities andtheir metabolites.

       Interface and interact with business colleaguesto address issues in specific areas of expertise.

       Communicate and place into context study findingsto business, scientific and regulatory audiences through oral presentations,written reports and manuscripts.

       Contribute to ensuring compliance with globalregulatory requirements such as REACH and GHS.

       Represent the corporation and HGC on internaland external technical/scientific committees or task forces.

       Supervise and mentor technical staff scientistsas appropriate to facilitate competency development.



  • Ph.D. in toxicology or related biological science or DVM.
  • Three or more years of Study Director experience in general toxicology with rodent and non-rodent test systems in a GLP environment.
  • Strong proactive leadership capabilities that drive a high standard for interpersonal interactions, organizational skills, and positive team engagement
  • Experience producing high quality technical reports and/or publications in the area of safety evaluation.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience with CRO evaluation and monitoring toxicology studies is desirable.
  • Board certification (DABT) preferred.








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Job Post Date: 04/02/19
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