Here are the current advertisements for open toxicology job vacancies. Click on each role to see further details and to access any associated files to download. Responses and applications should be made to the appropriate contact point detailed in the advert.

  • Company: UK Health Security Agency
  • Department: Toxicology
  • Location: RCE Chilton, Oxfordshire
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary: £38,967 - £44,240

Job Description

The UKHSA Experimental Toxicology programme conducts leading research on the effects of chemicals and other environmental pollutants on human health (e.g. air pollution, microplastics). The programme also develops and validates new methods for testing and assessing the hazards and risks of chemicals to meet regulatory goals, using new approach methodologies. These new roles will support this work, with a focus on respiratory and immunological models and developmental and reproductive toxicology.


We are looking for candidates with practical experience of in vitro and/or in vivo studies of the biological/toxicological effects of contaminants, including relevant models (e.g. respiratory, DART). This is a great opportunity to work in a state-of-the-art laboratory and contribute to public health.


Further details and information on how to apply can be found at Senior Toxicologist – Experimental Toxicology – Civil Service Jobs – GOV.UK


Closing date: 6th October 2023

  • Company: University of Leicester
  • Department: Teaching & Research
  • Contract: Full Time, Permanent
  • Salary: Competitive

Job Description

The Professor of Environmental Toxicology is a new post to expand the scope of multidisciplinary Centre for Environmental Health and Sustainability (CEHS), founded in 2018. You will have an international research reputation in the field of Environmental Toxicology and be expected to provide leadership in the field, attracting grant funding, attending and organising conferences and seminars, enhancing impact activity and the research profile of the department, mentoring early career researchers commensurate with your level of seniority. You will establish an active and productive research group conducting research at an internationally competitive level and will be based within a suitable department in the College of Life Sciences.

You will be a key member of CEHS. Working within the excellent interdisciplinary environment of the University, your research will be expected to enrich interactions between CEHS ( and other bodies, including your department, the Leicester NIHR Biomedical Research Centre
(, the NIHR Health Protection Research Unit in Environmental Exposures and Health at University of Leicester ( and the University’s Institute for Environmental Futures (

There are opportunities to collaborate with outstanding researchers across a range of diseases including diabetes, cancer, cardiovascular, respiratory and infectious disease, and with leading exposure scientists and geographers. Your work will support the strategic priorities in the Department,
College of Life Sciences and CEHS.

You will help drive the Department and the CEHS’ impact and engagement agendas and will interact with stakeholders to help maximise contribution to societal wellbeing. You will be responsible to the Head of Department and Director of CEHS and will provide leadership within your area whilst undertaking research, scholarship, teaching and administration and other activities supporting in line with Department and Centre strategy.

For a full description of the job description, please click> Here.

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Closing date for applications is 1st October 2023.

  • Company: Health and Safety Executive
  • Location: Bedford, Birmingham, Bootle, Bristol, Cardiff, Carlisle, Chelmsford, Crewe, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, London, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Norwich, Nottingham, Sheffield, Wrexham or York
  • Salary: £40,788 - £46,783 per annum

Job Description

Reference code: 304476

About Us
The Health and Safety Executive is Britain’s national regulator for workplace health and safety. We’re dedicated to protecting people and places, ensuring everyone can lead safer and healthier lives at work.

Our Chemicals Regulation Division (CRD) is responsible for the regulation of biocides, pesticides, detergents and chemicals covered by REACH and compliance with the Classification, Labelling and Packaging Regulation.

We are now looking for four Senior Regulatory Toxicologists to join our team on a permanent, full-time basis.

Part-time working hours are available for this role. We can accept part-time applicants who can commit to working a minimum of 30 hours per week across four-five days (five days being preferable).

The Benefits
– Salary of £40,788 – £46,783 per annum
– 25 days’ annual leave, plus bank holidays and Civil Service privilege leave
– Civil Service pension with an average employer contribution of 27%
– Flexible working options
– Family friendly policies and working hours
– Competitive parental leave benefits
– Learning and development tailored to your role
– Excess Fares Allowance

This is an exceptional opportunity for a qualified scientist with toxicology and regulatory experience to join our dedicated organisation.

From day one, we will invest in you. With a generous rewards package covering every aspect of your personal and professional wellbeing, you can rest assured that your needs are one of our top priorities!

So, if you want to join an essential organisation and play a pivotal part in improving the safety of workplaces across the country, then apply today!

The Role
As a Senior Regulatory Toxicologist, you will assess the human health hazards and risks of a variety of chemicals.

Evaluating data from standard regulatory studies and mechanistic and literature information, you will contribute towards developing and shaping our regulatory schemes for the future.

You will also apply the relevant regulations, guidance and models in relation to complex and challenging situations to make important decisions on the hazard and risk assessment of chemicals.

Additionally, there will be opportunities for you to lead national and global activities to ensure we keep pace with new and emerging issues in regulatory toxicology.

Your role will also involve:

– Supporting junior members of the team
– Providing advice to specialist and policy colleagues and wider stakeholders
– Supporting the approval and authorisation of biocides and pesticides

About You
To be considered as a Senior Regulatory Toxicologist, you will need:

– Experience leading on relevant toxicology technical issues
– Experience in a regulatory or scientific area relevant to the role
– Experience undertaking human-health hazard and risk assessments of chemicals
– Experience leading teams and/or projects
– Experience performing representational roles at national and international meetings
– Comprehensive analytical skills
– Outstanding organisational skills
– Excellent written and verbal communication skills

You will also need a degree at a minimum level of 2:2 or a level 7/8 qualification in a relevant science subject such as:

– Biochemistry
– Biological Sciences
– Biomedical Sciences
– Chemistry
– Pharmacology
– Pharmacy
– Toxicology

The closing date for this role is 25th September 2023.

Other organisations may call this role Regulatory Scientist, Senior Consultant, Senior Quality Control Scientist, Senior Research Scientist, or Senior Decisions Scientist.

Webrecruit and the Health and Safety Executive are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

So, if you’re ready to take your next step as a Senior Regulatory Toxicologist, please apply >Here.

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