• Mammalian Toxicologist

    Location US-DE-Newark
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Exp. (Yrs)
    Ph.D. with 2-5 years; or M.S., 5-10 years
    Research & Development
    Full Time
    Visa Sponsorship
    Domestic Travel Required
    Int'l 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 has an open position for a highly motivated Mammalian Toxicologist at our research center in Newark, Delaware or in Harrogate, UK. The successful candidate will provide support for the registration of agrochemicals worldwide.  The position requires knowledge of toxicology principles and physiology.  Experience is required with the types of toxicology studies, experimental design, and data/results necessary to meet global agency requirements for agricultural products.  A track record of agency interactions, creative solutions, task force participation, and/or publications in pesticide toxicology is desirable.  This position reports to the Global Manager of Human Health Sciences. 


    • Serve as Study Monitor for a broad array of toxicology studies for EPA, EU, and other global regulatory agencies.  This includes protocol preparation, interaction with contract scientists, critical evaluation of data to provide final reports.
    • Conceive, plan and oversee the research and toxicity testing at contract laboratories to meet regulatory requirements and assess product safety concerns.
    • Make recommendations on path forward in the registration of active ingredients or formulations technologies based upon toxicology data and regulatory requirements.
    • Contribute to the development and execution of product defense strategies using toxicology knowledge and interactions with other scientific disciplines.
    • Review and summarize in-house toxicological study data and literature to prepare product registration documents.
    • Define and work to resolve major, complex problems coming from interactions of pesticides and a variety of mammalian systems.
    • Prepare critical reviews, risk assessments, white papers and advocacy documents, scientific rationales, and position statements related to FMC products.
    • Understand and alert business customers about scientific and/or regulatory initiatives that shape the regulatory environment for the industry, gather formal and informal data, recommend in advance of competitive pressure, and influence outcomes to enhance our competitive position.
    • Represent FMC at professional meetings, training and workshops, and industry task forces of special interest to the business (primarily agricultural products related) to maintain and improve technical skills.  Publish or present scientific information at meetings and in journals.

    Required Education

    PhD in Mammalian Toxicology, Pharmacology, or closely related discipline, such as veterinary or medicinal science with publication record and a minimum 2-5 years relevant work experience in a commercial setting.  Or, M.S. in Mammalian Toxicology, Pharmacology, or closely related discipline and a minimum 5-10 years relevant experience.


    • Broad scientific knowledge in mammalian toxicology, physiology and/or veterinarian medicine.
    • Knowledge of toxicology studies (design and data generated) required for regulatory agencies.
    • Experience interacting with regulatory agencies in the US, Europe, or globally through white papers or in-person meetings.
    • Excellent, effective oral and written communication skills, including scientific reports, hazard evaluations, and position papers.
    • Experience communicating with non-science, business customers and global Registrations Managers and meeting their expectations.
    • Project management and ability to meet deadlines for concurrent projects
    • Ability to work effectively within a team environment –exchanging ideas with colleagues, sharing workload, and interacting with supervisors.
    • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills including negotiation, conflict resolution, influencing and motivating.
    • Strong analytical capability to evaluate and scrutinize data, process information, and provide recommendations to key staff and management.
    • Strong process orientation and the ability to organize, schedule, and prioritize workload
    • Ability to work with senior management to manage project work and meet timelines
    • Strong commitment to and awareness of safety practices.
    • Computer literate and experience with Microsoft Office products. 

    Additional Beneficial Experience

    • Expertise in at least one specialized area of toxicology, such as neurotoxicity, carcinogenicity, teratology, developmental toxicity, or endocrine disruption.
    • Knowledge in one or more emerging areas of toxicological research, such as predictive in silico/ in vitro toxicology, transcriptomics, and mixture toxicology.
    • Registration support for agrochemical, pharmaceutical, or specialty chemicals.
    • Experience writing toxicology dossiers and overviews for registration submissions.
    • Participation in scientific societies, associations, and task forces.

    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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