Site Name: USA - Connecticut - Branford
Posted Date: Nov 22 2019
ViiV Healthcare is a HIV-focused company dedicated to discovery and development of novel therapeutics for HIV treatment, prevention and cure. To support our expanding small molecules and biologics pipeline, we are seeking to recruit a Nonclinical Toxicologist to our Discovery unit in Branford, CT. The Toxicologist will primarily be responsible for designing, conducting and leading in vitro approaches to address toxicology issues of discovery programs. The Toxicologist is expected to gradually take on the role of project toxicologist.
Develop and adapt novel scientific methods and techniques to address toxicology issues as they evolve
Design, conduct and interpret in vitro experimental approaches to provide solutions for identified toxicology issues
Active in hands-on cell culture-based laboratory activities
Collaborate with biology, chemistry, DMPK, pathology, safety pharmacology, profiling & predictive toxicology colleagues to interpret toxicology-related data and communicate to discovery working groups
Expected to expand role as study monitor, design toxicology studies, author study protocols and reports and eventually serve as project toxicologist for multiple discovery programs
We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:
PhD in Toxicology, Biology, Pharmacology, Immunology or related scientific discipline
Demonstrated work experience in mechanistic and investigative toxicology
3 years of relevant experience in toxicology after PhD
Strong knowledge and hands-on experience in cell biology techniques and biochemical methods
Strong scientific understanding of DMPK and toxicokinetics
Strong desire to continue learning and evolving with a rapidly changing research environment
If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:
At ViiV Healthcare, we work for people living with HIV and the communities that support them. We are guided by our values of Respect, Integrity, Transparency and Patient-Focus in everything we do.
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