Sr Scientist Non-Clinical Studies

Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Apr 20, 2021
May 05, 2021
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Reynolds American Incorporated is positively transforming the tobacco industry. We're a family of companies that strives for success in everything we do. The future inspires us because our people are igniting the breakthroughs that are redefining the ways adult tobacco consumers enjoy tobacco in the 21st century.

When other companies talk about growth, they only talk about size. At Reynolds American, we focus on the growth of our people. We take pride in each other's growth and well-being throughout our careers. We invest in your career and total well-being because we know our companies succeed when our people thrive.


Reynolds American Inc. is an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of British American Tobacco p.l.c., and the U.S. parent company of R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company; Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company, Inc.; American Snuff Company, LLC; Modoral Brands, Inc.; R. J. Reynolds Vapor Company; Lorillard Licensing Company, LLC; Reynolds Brands, Inc.; and Vuse Stores LLC. This position is with [[custContractualLE]].

Here, you'll have the opportunity to work on iconic brands and revolutionary products by collaborating with visionary, principled and passionate people every day.


Position description:

RAIS Services Company (RAIS) is seeking a well-organized nonclinical scientist with in vitro experience to support the assessment of tobacco products consistent with RAIS' Growth, Innovation and Harm Reduction platforms.

The incumbent will coordinate, monitor, review and report results from standardized/established in vitro toxicology assays conducted at Contract Research Organizations (CROs). The individual will be required to interact routinely with various internal and external groups, serve as a subject matter expert to draft/support documents used for in vitro toxicology submissions and may provide supplemental support for multiple projects to ensure timelines are met.

Specifically, this position will primarily consist of acting as a nonclinical toxicology Study Monitor responsible for overseeing the development and progress of studies, ensuring that studies are conducted, recorded and reported according to protocol and the Company's objectives. The Study Monitor also provides oversight to ensure that studies are compliant with the appropriate GLP guidelines, as well as CRO and Company standard operating procedures.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and interpret analytical and toxicology studies to support product assessment and regulatory submissions

  • Perform the role of Study Monitor and/or provide support for nonclinical toxicology studies, primarily in the framework of studies conducted globally by Contract Research Organizations (CROs)

  • Work closely with other nonclinical scientists and internal stakeholders to implement testing strategies, study design and timelines

  • Participate in the selection and qualification of applicable CROs and manage the logistics of study initiation and conduct, including protocol development, attention to budget management/tracking, ongoing oversight and review and data and final report

  • Conduct and/or oversee onsite monitoring visits and technical/compliance audits, and observe critical study phase procedures

  • Ensure GLP compliance in all applicable studies


Minimal Requirements:

  • PhD or MS in Toxicology, Pharmacology or closely related discipline with minimum of 2 years' experience conducting nonclinical studies in a regulated environment, OR:

  • BA or BS: minimum of 8 years' experience conducting/managing nonclinical in vivo or in vitro studies in tobacco, pharmaceutical, medical device or chemical industry

  • Minimum 2 years as Study Director and/or Study Sponsor/Monitor for nonclinical studies

  • Training and experience in the conduct of nonclinical studies compliant with 21 CFR part 58 and part 11 and/or OECD GLP regulatory requirements

  • Ability to travel internationally

Ideal Candidate:

  • Demonstrated study management and teamwork skills

  • Experience in oversight of in vivo as well as in vitro studies

  • Excellent computer, written and oral communication skills

  • Established publication record in peer-reviewed journals

  • Experience with nonclinical studies using tobacco smoke and/or inhalation experience

  • Experience with c omplex cell models

Compensation/Targeted Bonus

  • Competitive Annual Salary

  • Targeted Annual Bonus

  • Relocation assistance available for those who qualify.

Benefit Summary

Our company offers very competitive benefit plans, including:

  • 401(k) plan that offers opportunity to save on pre- and post-tax basis up to 50 percent of eligible compensation. Company matches 100 percent of employee pre-tax/Roth (401k) contributions up to six percent

  • Comprehensive health- and welfare-benefits package

  • Eleven paid company holidays annually, plus a generous paid vacation plan based on length of service

  • Company-paid sick and personal days, funeral leave and jury duty leave; Also Parental leave/Reduced Work Schedule

  • Confidential personal financial counseling service

  • On-site health clinics and fitness centers

  • A matching grants program that enables employees to direct and double their donations to qualifying charitable organizations of their choice

  • Health-care advocacy service

  • Volunteer service opportunities

  • Federal credit union membership through Allegacy Federal Credit Union

  • Extensive training opportunities

Reynolds American Inc. and its affiliated companies is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Our organization offers a level of challenge, responsibility and creativity for motivated employees that stands apart from the crowd.

We are also committed to employing a diverse workforce and valuing different perspectives, experiences and talents to maximize the company's potential for successfully achieving its business objectives.

Only applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact us directly via email at

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