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Toxicological Risk Assessor

Company: Food Standards Agency
Job Title:
Toxicological Risk Assessor
£27,936 – £31,524 (National) £30,806 – £35,880 (London)
Grade: Higher Executive Officer, HSO
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Cardiff, London or York; Multi Location or Home based.


The FSA is a non-ministerial department of over 1300 people, with a big vision – to drive change in the food system so that it delivers “food we can trust” – as the country prepares to leave the EU, the scale of this challenge cannot be underestimated. More than 90% of food and feed law in the UK currently comes from Europe and our primary goal is to continue to protect public health and UK consumers’ wider interest in food.

Job description

An exciting opportunity has arisen as part of the expansion of the Risk Assessment Unit.

If successful, the applicant will work in the additives and supplements team preparing risk assessments and providing advice to consumers and Government colleagues on enquiries and incidents involving chemicals present in food as well as preparing detailed papers for discussion by our Expert Scientific Advisory Committees, particularly the Committee on the Toxicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment (COT). The successful applicant will also be part of the COT Secretariat providing other support to Committee as needed


Please read the attached Candidate Pack to discover further details about the role, our organisation, who we are looking for and the criteria we will assess against during the selection process. We look forward to receiving your application and wish you every success.

As someone with pride and passion for public service, you’ll recognise the wider Civil Service priorities and always work in the national interest. You’ll seek out opportunities to create effective change and suggest innovative ideas for improvement. You’ll use evidence and knowledge to support accurate, expert decisions and advice. You’ll value difference, diversity and inclusion, ensuring fairness and opportunity for all.

CLOSING DATE: Sunday 26th January 2020

Further Information and How to Apply please CLICK HERE

Senior Regulatory Toxicologist

Company: Intertek
Job Title: Senior Regulatory Toxicologist
Salary: Neg
Locations: Leicester

Do you have a Masters or higher degree (or equivalent) in a scientific discipline related to toxicology or significant experience in toxicology risk assessment?

Do you have previous demonstrable written and verbal experience of producing and contributing to technical reports within the field of toxicology?

Do you want to be part of a fast-growing, dynamic, successful team as part of a FTSE 50 company?

If you answered yes to all of the above we want to hear from you as we have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Regulatory Toxicologist to join our dynamic team based in Leicester.


The Toxicology and Regulatory Group within our Health, Environmental, and Regulatory Services division at Intertek has a challenging opportunity in Leicester for a Senior Regulatory Toxicologist and Regulatory Expert. The role will involve safety assessments of consumer and household products such as cosmetics, detergents, medical devices, biocides and toys (paints and inks). This is an exciting opportunity to work with our network of global teams across Intertek and contribute your experience of legislation and toxicological risk assessment and help to make your mark on the business.

The successful candidate must be willing to travel (sometimes globally) to advise clients of relevant legislation products and to build a strong command of these legislation to advise industry through presentations at international conferences, seminars.

In addition to generous paid annual holidays we proactively support work life balance for all our employees by operating flexible working opportunities.


•A Masters or higher degree (or equivalent) in a scientific discipline related to toxicology or significant experience in toxicology risk assessment of consumer and chemical industrial products.

•Have a strong background in toxicology, with good industry experience, not only in cosmetics and ideally be EUROTOX registered

•Be able to critically analyse scientific reports producing solid scientific evidence for reasoning, challenge opinion and set debate.

•Experience of writing regulatory reports to an authoritative standard


•Global pioneers in the Quality Assurance industry, they are the only company in the world that delivers – on a truly global scale – a fully integrated portfolio of Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification services.

•Over 44,000 employees located in 1,000+ laboratories and offices across the world.

•Our innovation-led, end-to-end Total Quality Assurance (‘TQA’) proposition helps organisations operate safely, effectively and with complete peace of mind in an increasingly complex, fast-changing world across all industries.

•A focused strategy and culture that gives employees the right platform to grow and develop their careers


Please provide a CV, Covering Letter (outlining your suitability for the role) and salary expectations to [email protected]. All candidates will be required to confirm eligibility to work in the UK before starting employment.

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As a matter of courtesy, we will try to respond to all applications. However, due to the volume of applications received, we may not be able to respond to individual candidates. If you have not been contacted within four weeks unfortunately, your application has been unsuccessful. Please do not let this deter you from applying for vacancies in the future should you meet the minimum requirements of the role.

Intertek operates a preferred supplier arrangement and we do not accept unsolicited approaches from agencies.

17th February 2020

Associate Principal Scientist - Toxicology/Preclinical Safety

Debiopharm Group™
Associate Principal Scientist
Salary: Neg
Locations: Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland


Debiopharm Group™ is a Swiss-headquartered global biopharmaceutical group including five companies active in the life science areas of drug development, GMP manufacturing of proprietary drugs, diagnostic tools and investment management. Debiopharm International SA is focused on the development of prescription drugs that target unmet medical needs. The company in-licenses and develops promising drug candidates. The products are commercialized by pharmaceutical out-licensing partners to give access to the largest number of patients worldwide.
For our Translational Medicine Department and within our Preclinical Safety/Toxicology team, we are looking for a
Associate Principal Scientist – Toxicology/Preclinical Safety
The Toxicology team is dedicated to accelerating the development of new therapies for unmet medical needs by selecting the best safest drug candidates.
Your main responsibilities:
o Perform safety profiling and participate in compounds selection, including on/off target toxicity
o Provide toxicological expertise to multidisciplinary teams
o Manage preclinical safety studies in Contract Research Organizations: design, monitor, discuss and report the safety findings;
o Contribute to the preparation of preclinical safety regulatory documents (including IDB, summaries for IND and IMPD, briefing documentation)
o Perform mechanistic studies on toxicology findings
o Identify early toxicology biomarkers for preclinical and clinical studies
o Work in matrix organization in close collaboration with other Translational Medicine functions (DMPK, Pharmacology & Screening and Diagnostics/Personalized Medicine) to characterize the safety profile of our drug candidates:
o May represent the Translational Preclinical Safety function in the Translational Medicine Project Teams and global Team Projects;
o Participate in internal and external scientific communications (oral presentations, posters, publication).
Your profile:
o University degree in Life Science (PhD in relevant expertise area or equivalent in biomedicine)
o 5-8 years demonstrated experience in Toxicology/Preclinical Safety in drug development
o Experience in the pharma industry, oncology experience an asset
o Knowledge in preclinical research, including animal and in vitro studies
o Knowledge of GCP, GCLP and ICH guidelines and animal welfare regulations
o Scientific rigor, organizational skills
o Scientific interest, curiosity, motivation and excellent collaborative skills
o Excellent communication and presentation skills (oral and written)
o Ability to influence through the matrix, demonstrated assertiveness and impact in communication
o Project management experience a strong asset
o Fluent in English
o Good IT and analytical skills
o Ability to travel (study monitoring visits)
Debiopharm can offer you:
o An international and highly dynamic environment.
o The opportunity to join a successful company, at the forefront of the most advanced scientific developments in the industry.
o The possibility to be in a company in which innovation, people and entrepreneurship are the fundamentals of its success.
To apply: Click Here

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