Senior Director, Toxicology

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Senior/Director & VP, Toxicology
  3. United States
Princeton, USA
Posting date: 23 Apr 2024

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Senior Director, Toxicology - Princeton, NJ - Permanent

Proclinical is seeking a dedicated and innovative Senior Director of Toxicology. This is a permanent position located in Princeton, NJ.

Primary Responsibilities:

This role is ideal for someone who is passionate about developing first-rate small molecule therapeutics against high-value immunological targets. The successful candidate will be part of a dynamic team, leveraging a high-powered computation platform and industry-leading drug discovery team.

Skills & Requirements:

  • A PhD in toxicology or related fields.
  • Experience leading drug discovery and development programs in toxicology through significant milestones (candidate identification, first-in-man studies, proof-of-concept).
  • Strong understanding of global regulatory guidelines that shape the toxicology program strategy.
  • Highly efficient in managing multiple projects under timeline constraints.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and team player: maintain effective interactions with internal and external collaborators.
  • Ability to anticipate challenges and proactively devise mitigation plans.
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills.

The Senior Director, Toxicology will:

  • Provide expert scientific leadership in toxicology to program teams, ensuring quality preclinical packages to support clinical development.
  • Design and conduct toxicology studies to understand compound toxicity and formulate program toxicology strategy accordingly.
  • Interpret studies and generate concise safety assessments/reports for internal decision making.
  • Contribute to the selection and timely development of clinical candidates through close interaction with discovery, CMC, clinical, and regulatory functions.
  • Draft relevant sections of key documents supporting regulatory submissions (e.g. INDs).

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Max Robinson at (+1) 857-362-9542 or

Proclinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.