Toxicology Post-Doc - Regulatory Science

Employer
Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories
Location
Richmond County, VA
Closing date
Oct 24, 2021

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Sector
Science
Job Description
  • Critically review and utilize publicly available literature, databases of chemicals (e,g, ICE, ECHA), previously run animal studies, data from in vitro experiments (e.g. Tox21 / ToxCast) to predict and assess the health risk of consumer products or pharmaceuticals
  • Explore available modeling platforms and predictive models (e.g., ICE, OPERA) for fit-for-purpose application of in vitro - in vivo extrapolation (IVIVE) to tobacco and nicotine products;
  • Support preclinical (in vitro; in vivo) studies and projects, evaluate current hypotheses regarding the IVIVE relevance of the data, and utilize appropriate data for the development and validation of IVIVE models.
  • Work closely with other preclinical and modeling leads and external consultants and establish IVIVE capability in support of product development and risk assessment
  • Communicate complex computational approaches and methodology to non-computational scientists and stakeholders
  • Conduct independent research and work as part of a cross functional team.
  • Carry out literature reviews; assist with study designs and research proposals.
  • Develop business driven research plans and carry out research projects
  • Collect data; compile and analyze new and existing data; interpret data and form results and conclusions.
  • Present research to client stakeholders.
  • Prepare for and contribute to scientific engagement
Qualifications
  • PhD (doctoral degree from an accredited university) in related scientific field such as Toxicology, Biology, Bioinformatics, or closely related field.
  • Ability to initiate and work independently and as part of a team; self-motivated, adaptable to changes
  • Ability to seek and learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, and comply with company policies
  • Excellent communication (oral and written), attention to details and discipline to publish in time
  • Hands-on experience in computational modelling and programming using R is highly desirable
  • Experience with preclinical (in vitro; in vivo) toxicity testing is a plus
  • Experience analyzing large data sets and interpreting results
  • Experience reviewing and summarizing literature
  • Detailed-oriented with strong analytical and organizational skills.
  • Strong leadership, initiative, and teambuilding skills
  • Strong communication skills (written, verbal and presentation) along with demonstrated ability to collaborate with others.
  • Strong computer, scientific, and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude
  • Authorization to work in the United States without restriction (H1B sponsorship is possible)
Additional InformationPosition is full-time, Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Richmond, VA are encouraged to apply.
  • Excellent full time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, dental, and vision options
  • Life and disability insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Paid vacation and holidays
Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

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