• Investigative Toxicologist - Investigative Toxicology Lab

    Location US-DE-Newark
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Exp. (Yrs)
    Research & Development
    Full Time
    Visa Sponsorship
    Domestic Travel Required
    Company Vehicle
    Working from Home Office
    Relocation Eligible
  • Company Overview

    FMC Corporation is a leading specialty company focused on agricultural and lithium technologies. We are proud that our products help grow the world's food, improve health and contribute to a more sustainable energy supply.


    FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the achievement of our strategic objectives. Your education and professional experience are valued and put to use from day one. Your success at completing key initiatives can result in a varied, progressive and fulfilling career with FMC.


    With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity, responsibility and customer intimacy, we foster “The Right Chemistry” in everything we do. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets.  If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.


    FMC Global Regulatory Sciences is looking for a highly-motivated individual to work in our Investigative Toxicology Group in our Newark, Delaware, research facility. The successful candidate will develop, implement and deliver emerging toxicology methods that are alternatives to classical in vivo testing approaches.  Working in an interdisciplinary team environment, the successful candidate will form close partnerships with other scientists, communicating investigational results and placing them into context. As a senior research scientist, responsibilities may also include supervising and fostering the development of associate scientists in this area. 


    • Function as an independent study director in the investigative toxicology laboratory.
    • Coordinate mammalian toxicology testing and function as a study monitor for work placed at CROs.
    • Make recommendations for and implement methods development projects in area of expertise to help ensure that technical procedures used for testing and research are current and valid.
    • Review all experimental data and ensure timely delivery of toxicology reports that may be used for decision-making and regulatory submissions. Interpret and report the results of experimentation using effective communication skills.
    • Demonstrate technical expertise and act as a mentor and trainer of more junior scientists. May also have direct supervisory responsibilities for a limited technical staff.
    • Demonstrate leadership qualities that set a high standard for interpersonal interactions, organizational skills, initiative, team spirit, conflict resolution, decision-making and work ethic.
    • Able to thrive in an environment where work involves colleagues from multiple disciplines in a matrixed environment.
    • Advance FMC core values, e.g., safety, respect, environmental stewardship and ethics.

    Required Education

    A Ph.D. degree in toxicology, biology, biochemistry or a related discipline with 5 or more years of experience or a M.S. degree in toxicology, biology, biochemistry or a related discipline with 10 or more years of experience or B.S. in toxicology, biology, biochemistry or a related discipline with 15 years of experience.


    • Experience conducting GLP-compliant studies
    • Develop new methods and processes in the area of in vitro methods
    • Experience working with radio-labeled materials.
    • Experience working with Biosafety Level 2 (BSL2) materials.
    • Strong computer software skills including but not limited to Microsoft Office and Origin scientific graphing software.
    • Strong interpersonal skills including networking ability with the desire to contribute towards team success
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Excellent project management skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to work in a flexible environment, learning new skills which can be utilized within Global Regulatory Sciences across both discovery and development. 

    Additional Beneficial Experience 

    • Familiarity with global pesticide registration guidelines and data requirements.
    • Demonstrated ability to prepare scientific publications and presentations on scientific research.

    EEO Statement

    FMC employees enjoy competitive compensation, a menu of work/life benefits and opportunities to continue developing their skills and building their career. FMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status. FMC supports a drug-free workplace. 


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